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Boxing club of champions saved thanks to cash seized from criminals

Posted in: Articles, Features Posted on 19th Mar 2018

A much-loved Bangor boxing club which has produced a string of Welsh champions has been saved from closure by a grant for desperately needed new equipment for its young members – thanks to cash confiscated from crooks. The Maesgeirchen Boxing Club, previously the Bangor Club, which includes former Commonwealth Games silver medallist Dave Davies on […] Read More.

CCTV in Bala

Posted in: Articles, Features Posted on 19th Mar 2018

A Police Community Support Officer has helped to recently fund the installation of CCTV cameras in Parc Heol playground, Bala. Parc Heol is a community run group located on Castle Street, and the park is open to school children and residents of nearby estates. The South Gwynedd Safer Neighbourhood Team is fully supportive of Parc […] Read More.

Justice in a Day 2018

Posted in: Articles, Features Posted on 16th Mar 2018

This year represents the 20th anniversary of the Police and Communities Trust (PACT) which supports community initiatives that aim to encourage safer environments by addressing current issues. PACTs headline project, Justice in a Day, is back for its eighth year and is currently running workshops with schools across North Wales. In partnership with Theatr Clwyd, […] Read More.

Porthmadog Farmwatch

Posted in: Articles Posted on 29th Aug 2017

In a bid to tackle rural crime in North West Wales, the Rural Crime Team has worked with PACT (Police and Community Trust) to set up a Farmwatch scheme in the area. This scheme was set up after a community meeting was held earlier this year in the local area. The meeting came after a […] Read More.

Crimebeat Supports Amlwch Community Pride

Posted in: Articles Posted on 25th Aug 2017

PCSOs in Amlwch have been working with the High Sheriff of Gwynedd’s Crimebeat Fund and the community group Caru Amlwch to hold a host of activities for local young people. Thanks to £400 of funding from Crimebeat, and support from the local Youth and Housing Services, numerous activities were held and included many intergenerational projects to break down […] Read More.

Your Community Your Choice 2017

Posted in: Articles Posted on 25th Aug 2017

Crooks’ cash funds local crimebusters A special fund which uses cash seized from crooks to help community crimebusters in North Wales is set to take its hand-outs to over £200,000 in five years. The Your Community, Your Choice Awards are again putting up over £40,000 for local groups and North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner […] Read More.

Porthmadog Shed-ucation

Posted in: Articles Posted on 20th Aug 2017

The Porthmadog Safer Neighbourhood Team and Hen Ysgol Nursery are breaking new ground in community engagement with funding from PACT.  On Wednesday, August 9, Community Support Officer Paula Stewart presented ‘Hen Ysgol’ Nursery with a Police and Community Trust [PACT] cheque of £200. The money will go towards gardening tools and shed locks for the […] Read More.

Rhyl Summer Adventure

Posted in: Articles Posted on 17th Aug 2017

Rhyl South Safer Neighbourhood Team obtained funding through the High Sheriff of Clwyd Crimebeat Fund to work in partnership with Marsh Tracks, Rhyl Cycling Club’s Coach Dave Henley and Rhyl Adventure Playground (RAPA) to host a summer programme of activities for local kids.  During the Summer Holidays RAPA have run a series of events encouraging […] Read More.

Plastic Police

Posted in: Articles Posted on 15th Aug 2017

The South Gwynedd Safer Neighbourhood Team have teamed up with the Cambrian Beach Blue Wave Team [CBBWT] to retain the beaches’ blue flags. Plastic on our beaches is a major hazard to the coastal communities. Micro plastics are tiny plastic particles and fibres left over after larger sea waste is broken down and mixed into […] Read More.

Justice in a Day enters its seventh year

Posted in: Articles Posted on 12th Apr 2017

Now in our seventh year teenagers have been given an incredible insight into the youth justice system through theatre and education through our headline project ‘Justice in a Day’, a partnership between Theatr Clwyd and the Police and Community Trust (PACT). This year the scheme, sponsored by ScottishPower, involved about 50 north Wales schools highlighting […] Read More.