The Your Community, Your Choice initiative celebrates a decade of funding projects in 2023 and to celebrate this milestone, the funding available to apply for has doubled to £120,000.
On the evening of Friday, November 25, North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Andy Dunbobbin and Wrexham County Borough Council Lead Member for Community Safety and Partnerships, Cllr Paul Roberts, met local people who are helping to keep residents and visitors to Wrexham safe during the festive party season. The date of the visit was also important as it was White Ribbon Day, the international campaign day which aims to end men’s violence against women and girls.
With the festive season just around the corner officers across Wales are reminding people who are looking forward to a night out not to get behind the wheel after drinking or consuming drugs.
North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, Andy Dunbobbin, is asking the people of North Wales to make their voice heard on how much money they are prepared to pay for policing as part of a public consultation and survey.
North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Andy Dunbobbin has shown his support for White Ribbon Day, which aims to end men’s violence against women and girls. White Ribbon Day is a widely recognised global movement and this year it falls on November 25. In the UK the day is spearheaded by White Ribbon UK, the leading charity engaging men and boys to end violence against women and girls.
A first-of-its-kind conference has taken place in Llandudno Junction to look at how different agencies and organisations from police through health and social services can come together to tackle cases of domestic violence and modern slavery in North Wales. The event, called All for One, was held at the Conwy Business Centre and was organised by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales, building on the work of the North Wales Vulnerability and Exploitation Board in this area.
Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for North Wales, Andy Dunbobbin, visited the RainbowBiz Hippy Shop in Mold on 17 November to see how funding from his Innovate to Grow initiative is helping to support a project to assist local residents who are suffering from isolation, have experienced Hate Crime, or are struggling with their mental health.
On Friday, 11 November Year 11 Sixth Form pupils at Ysgol Brynhyfryd in Ruthin experienced what it is like to be in court, with a mock trial that took place in the school’s main hall. The event took place to raise awareness of safety on the road.
November 15 marks 10 years since the election of the first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for North Wales, and the start of a more direct popular voice in policing. Since then, the region has seen three different Commissioners and this 10th anniversary enables us to look back on the creation of the role, what it has brought to policing in North Wales, and what changes people might see in the coming years.
North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Andy Dunbobbin recently visited North Wales Police’s Traffic Base in Llandygai to meet officers in the Roads Policing Unit and to learn more about their work to keep residents across North Wales safe on the road. The visit has coincided with Brake’s Road Safety Week, which is running from 14-20 November.