Get on the wrong side of the law and the implications can be far reaching. This is one of the key messages that is currently being delivered in the ‘Justice in a day’ project that is making its way across North Wales in the aim of educating 13 to 15-year-olds. The scheme, which is now [...] Read More.
YOUNGSTERS in Maesgeirchen are being encouraged to steer away from potential involvement in antisocial behaviour by a new football-based project. North Wales Police, PACT (Police and Community Trust) and the Sports Wales Community Chest Fund in Gwynedd have teamed up with Bangor City FC, and Vi-Ability to provide young people with a healthy activity to occupy [...] Read More.
Pupils from schools in the Conwy Valley have been given high visibility armbands to help motorists see them in darker evenings. Funded by PACT (Police and Community Trust) children from Ysgol Eglwysbach, Ysgol Tal y Bont, Ysgol Llangelynnin in Henryd, Ysgol Trefriw and Ysgol Dolgarrog have been given the wristbands as part of a drive [...] Read More.
One of our Trustees, Patricia Hughes DL, attended the official opening of The Thomas Close Play Area which saw over 200 guests and young people gather to celebrate the unveiling of the Play Area. PACT, together with the High Sheriff’s Crimebeat Fund, has made a number of contributions to support the development of the area since [...] Read More.
Almost £15,000 worth of funding has been shared between diversionary projects across North Wales in a bid to help reduce anti-social behaviour throughout the Halloween and Bonfire period. 78 projects involving local Neighbourhood Policing Teams and the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service have been awarded funding made available through Community Fire Safety, North Wales [...] Read More.
Last Saturday (29th September) saw over 2,000 people turn out at North Wales Police’s Colwyn Bay HQ for the force’s second Open Day in recent years. With a huge variety of stalls and activities to interest all the family, there was something for everyone: A Dog Section display and an opportunity to meet the handlers The [...] Read More.
Budding Cricketers from across North Wales came together recently to battle it out in the final of the North Wales Police Challenge Shield. The annual competition, which is now in its tenth year, was again supported by the Police and Community Trust (PACT) who donated £200 towards the event. The event, which is police sponsored [...] Read More.
The continued success of “Street Pastors” in Bangor looks more secure following a recent grant of £1,500 from the Police and Community Trust (PACT). The Pastors, drawn from a team of 14 volunteers, have been a regular sight on Bangor’s city centre streets offering help and support to anyone in need. All the volunteers come [...] Read More.
North Wales Police, the Isle of Anglesey County Council (Waste Management Section,) Keep Wales Tidy, Tidy Towns, Waitrose, Pentraeth Nurseries and Ysgol Gynradd Beaumaris teamed up recently to smarten up a local park and hopefully aide in the reduction of Anti Social behaviour. On Tuesday 10th July 2012, Beaumaris Primary School pupils planted flowers in two [...] Read More.
Following a recent succesful grant application, Point FM in Rhyl invited one of our Trustees, Henry Dixon – High Sheriff of Clwyd, to find out more about the station, and meet the team of dedicated volunteers who run it. The High Sheriff also accepted an invitation for a live on-air interview. Henry writes: “I was delighted [...] Read More.
Since 2010 PACT has recognised students at Yale College studying on the BTEC Uniformed Public Services Course who have made a significant contribution to the local community. The Good Citizen Award is open for any uniformed public service student from the First Diploma or Extended Diploma year 1 or 2, and has been fsponsored by [...] Read More.
The past twelve months has seen a tremendous amount of activity for PACT and Crimebeat with a wide variety of community projects being supported in partnership with our Neighbourhood Policing Teams. Over 150 PCs and PCSOs have benefited from PACT funding which has enabled them to support local community groups with grass-roots initiatives that help [...] Read More.
Friday 1st June saw students and staff from Ysgol Goronwy Owen and about 70 local residents from Benllech and Moelfre get together to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubillee which also helped to raise £80 for the Alzheimer’s Society. The event was organised by local Police Community Support Officers Iona Beckman and Caitlin McGonigle and made [...] Read More.
The Llygaid Maesincla Eye group supported by North Wales Police are holding a “Community Fun Day” on Sunday 3rd June on the Cae Glyn Football Field, Maesincla, Caernarfon and everyone is invited along to join in. A number of activities are planned including bouncy castles for the kids and “throw a sponge” at your local councillor [...] Read More.
PACT together with North Wales Police have recently helped Wood Memorial CP School in Saltney with part-funding to purchase 30 smart new tracksuits bearing the school’s logo, which the children recently wore to compete in the Flintshire Schools Indoor Athletics Competition at Deeside College. The money was raised by the children through a sponsored [...] Read More.
Police and Community Trust (PACT), in partnership with Clwyd Theatr Cymru, have recently delivered a highly successful five week programme of interactive drama workshops aimed at showing young people the consequences of crime, called – “Justice in a Day” which aims to encourage young people away from criminality. The recent workshops investigated youth-on-youth assault as [...] Read More.
COLLABORATION between businesses and police is key to the success of a youth project. North Wales Police and Community Trust (PACT) is working hard to deliver its groundbreaking Justice in a Day schools programme. The initiative, which sees students from all six counties interact with a drama on criminal issues of importance to their [...] Read More.
Ysgol y Creuddyn became the first school in Conwy to invite a sniffer dog in as part of the Personal and Social Education Programme. Thanks to funding from PACT, PC Meirion Williams was able to organise for Patch the Labrador Border Collie cross to visit the Penrhyn Bay school to give pupils an insight into [...] Read More.
Through PACTs links to the Clwyd Theatr Cymru, we have developed a drama production which is aimed at teaching young people the consequences of crime, by utilising an inter-active drama education called – “Justice in a Day”. The theme for our pilot project held in October 2010 was youth-on-youth assault as a result of under-age [...] Read More.
Supported by PACT, North Wales Police are taking part in an exciting new initiative aimed at protecting woodland areas. Together with the Forestry Commission, Countryside Council for Wales, the Woodland Trust, Conwy Council, the Arson Reduction Team and local members of the community and schools they are launching Woodland Watch on Thursday 22nd [...] Read More.
Within 10 seconds of a crime being confirmed at a farm in Conwy up to 100 in the farming community will have been put on alert. The North Wales Police Farm Watch scheme which aims to fight rural crime has been made possible by two companies who serve farming communities. Ifor Williams Trailers and Conwy [...] Read More.
Anglesey Trading Standards and North Wales Police will today (Wednesday, 22nd February) launch a new joint initiative aimed at protecting residents from unscrupulous cold callers. Benllech has officially been designated as a “no go zone for cold callers” as part of a new pilot scheme to tackle doorstep crime and reduce the fear of crime [...] Read More.
This story verbatim from the NWPF website. Jan 4th 2010. A project on Anglesey that’s aimed at helping to break down the barriers between the younger and older generations in the community has been hailed a success. Over the last few weeks youngsters from Benllech, Moelfre and Pentraeth Youth Clubs have been meeting up with [...] Read More.
A campaign aimed at promoting safety, security and reassurance leading up to Christmas has been hailed a success. Organised by North Wales Police and supported by the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and the Gwynedd and Anglesey Community Safety Partnerships, Operation ‘Don’t be kind to criminals’ was held across Gwynedd and Anglesey today (Tuesday, [...] Read More.
Budding young cricketers from across the North Wales donned their whites to battle it out in the annual North Wales cricket finals. Now in its tenth year, the North Wales Police and Police And Community Trust (PACT) sponsored event took place at Mochdre Cricket Club and it turned out to be a fun packed cricket [...] Read More.
Parents can rest assured that their children will be in good hands should they go missing on the Maes. Thanks to a grant from PACT, North Wales Police will be handing out wristbands to children on the Maes of the National Eisteddfod in Wrexham. The wristbands are being offered, free of charge, so that contact [...] Read More.
A summer soccer camp, organised by Flintshire County Council’s Youth Justice Service (YJS), recently took place at the Deeside Leisure Centre. The four day programme of football aimed to give young people aged 13 – 17 a chance to improve their football skills, as well as to learn social skills and team building through sport. [...] Read More.
A replica prison cell in a converted trailer is being used to dissuade young people from a life of crime. Built by inmates at a Liverpool jail, the mobile cell is being displayed at events across north Wales so under-18s can see what life in a jail is like. The scheme is being run by [...] Read More.
Wooden children have been helping to relay safety messages to people passing schools in the Colwyn Bay area. PCSO Niki Lodge and PC Ann Westwood of the local Neighbourhood Policing Team organised the ‘Wooden Children’ initiative and had financial support from Police And Community Trust (PACT) & Community Safety. Promoting safety outside primary schools was [...] Read More.
POLICE have stepped up to the mark to save a football project aimed at keeping kids off the streets. Officers in Llandudno were worried that the Conwy County Council run scheme at Ysgol John Bright sports hall may have to end because of a lack of funding. So a £1,000 grant was gained from the [...] Read More.
‘DON’T be kind to criminals’ is the message being emphasised in the run up to Christmas. Police officers have been out and about on the island giving advice and distributing property marking kits. Officers have been out and about giving crime prevention advice and distributing property marking kits. Purse bells – which had been jointly [...] Read More.
Over £10,000 worth of funding has been shared between diversionary projects across North Wales in a bid to help reduce anti-social behaviour throughout the Halloween and Bonfire period. 54 projects involving local Neighbourhood Policing Teams and the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service have been awarded funding made available through Community Fire Safety and the [...] Read More.
DIG out your brooms and scariest faces – its that time of year again! Following last year’s sell out success this years Ruthin Spooktacular event will be staged over two days at Theatre John Ambrose, Ruthin on October 30 and 31. Organised by Ymlean Ruthun-Ruthin Forward the show will again feature the young talent of [...] Read More.
Vulnerable members of the community will be reminded of the dangers of cold callers and rogue traders every time they wipe the dishes. Over 2,000 elderly and vulnerable members of the county of Conwy will receive a gift of a tea-towel, which has been designed by 10-year-old Imogen Regan of Ysgol Pendorlan, Colwyn Bay, specifically [...] Read More.
MORE than £60,000 of lost cash has been handed in to North Wales Police in the last four years. Only £6,395 of £61,391 has been claimed since 2005. In 2005/6 £20,010 was given to the force. But a spokeswoman for North Wales Police said all the unclaimed cash is put into a fund for the [...] Read More.
THE ninth North Wales Police Challenge Shield (The North Wales regional Junior cricket finals) will take place this Sunday, September 13 at Mochdre Cricket Club. The competition is sponsored by North Wales Police, Police and Community Trust and the Cricket Board of Wales. The first game starts at 10am (Under 11s) will feature Northop Hall [...] Read More.
PACT (Police and Community Trust) is looking for more community projects in North Wales to support. During the past 10 years the charity has grown, investing £80,000 from the sale of lost or seized goods across the region in the past 12 months. Bids are encouraged from projects which promote good citizenship and reduce the [...] Read More.
North Wales Police have received funding from the Police and Community Trust (PACT) and Plas Cybi Communities First Partnership to help the new scheme get started. SmartWater is an invisible ink that can only be seen under ultra-violet light but which contains a specific code that is recorded on a database and allows stolen items [...] Read More.
Primary schoolchildren from the Bangor area have joined a Gwynedd Council and North Wales Police project to transform the appearance of an underpass in the city. Following some concerns that the walls of the tunnel between Maesgeirchen and Llandygai was being vandalised, a plan was developed with Ahmed Refaat, the area’s Police Community Support Officer [...] Read More.
LITTER pickers were out in force over the weekend, to raise cash for one of Llanfairpwll’s youth football teams. The Llanfair Hotshots under- 10’s team took part in the sponsored litter pick, organised with the help of PCSO Brendon Croud. Sponsorship for the clean-up will help pay towards the cost of taking two teams to [...] Read More.