Tag Archives : community safety

Partners work together to tackle tombstoning

Partners in Plymouth have once again been working together over the summer to tackle the issue of tombstoning and help keep young people in the city safe by providing alternative activities. For the third year running, Plymouth City Council and Devon and Cornwall Police have joined forces to work with local young people and signpost […]

Showing post scams the door in Plymouth

Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards Team, are working in partnership with Devon and Cornwall Police to tackle the serious impact of scam mail. Crafty con artists have managed to scam a total £400,000 out of 195 people in Plymouth in the last two years.  Nationally it is estimated scams targeting people by phone or post […]

New CCTV control room now up and running

A new CCTV control room that will help keep a watchful eye on shoppers and visitors is now live beneath the Council House. A large unused kitchen has now been transformed into new control room, complete with a bank of 12 CCTV monitor screens along one wall. Operators can call up footage from almost 300 […]

Dispersal order in Efford to tackle anti-social behaviour

A dispersal order designed to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Efford will come into effect towards the end of this month. The order was requested by the police and signed by Councillor Chris Penberthy, Cabinet member for Cooperatives, Housing and Community Safety at Plymouth City Council. It will come into effect on 25 July […]