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Telford & Wrekin

If you’re a resident in Telford & Wrekin, this is where you can find all the information that is relevant to the area you live in.

To find out where your nearest police station is and who your Safer Neighbourhood Team is, visit the West Mercia Police website:

Telford & Wrekin

Telford & Wrekin

Community Ambassador

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Each council area in the West Mercia force area has its own dedicated Community Ambassador who represents the Commissioner. These four individuals act as additional ‘eyes and ears’ for John and ensure community concerns and issues are fed back and dealt with accordingly.

Your Community Ambassador for Telford & Wrekin is Sherrel Fikeis.

If you want to talk to Sherrel, she can be contacted in the following ways:

Email – sherrelfikeispcc@gmail.com
Phone – 07790 376 869

For more information on the Community Ambassadors, click here.

 

 

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Neighbourhood Watch

If you want to work with your neighbours in reducing crime and anti-social behaviour in your neighbourhood, find out where your local Neighbourhood Watch group is based here.

County Sports Partnership

If you’re looking to get involved in sports and activities in your area, the County Sports Partnership for Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin offers information to those who are looking to get active. Their vision is to enable sport and physical activity to be a part of everybody’s everyday life in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. Find out more about what they do, and what you can take part in, here.

Community Safety Partnership

The Safer Telford & Wrekin Partnership is the local Community Safety Partnership. It is a partnership between agencies in Telford & Wrekin that work together to reduce and tackle crime and anti-social behaviour.

There are a number of partners that work together, including Telford & Wrekin Council, West Mercia Police, probation, Primary Care Trust, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, as well as many more.

More information about the CSP can be found here.

Community Speed Watch

If you want to play an active role in reducing speeding within your community, contact the Safer Roads Partnership for West Mercia and Warwickshire here to find out how you can help.

Grants and commissioning

RecipientInitiative and purposeTotal award allocatedGeographical area
Alcohol ConcernReduce street drinking and improve the interventions provided to street drinkers themselves£4,000.00West Mercia
Axis CounsellingIndependent Sexual Violence Parent Advisor Service – pilot of a new advisor to meet the gap in services to child victims of sexual abuse aged 0-19 years£40,000.00Telford & Wrekin and Shropshire
Bluestone CICReferral and Mentoring Pathway – working in partnership to create a process for accessing and developing a range of activities in all areas with a target age 17 to 24£110,000.00West Mercia
Cedar Education C.I.CLife Lessons Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Programme – development of a website and text book that helps young people understand and accept death, dying and loss within their peer group, families and communities£10,000.00Shropshire (Telford) initially, with wider roll out across West Mercia in future
CrimestoppersSafer communities – encourage people who cannot and will not talk to the police to safely and anonymously provide information to fight crime£20,486.00West Mercia
EnergizeWest Mercia: Right on Track – work in partnership with Sports Partnership Hereford and Worcester (SPHW)  to use the power of sport to engage, inspire and support local ex-offenders and people at risk of offending into changing their behaviours, assisting them into a more positive way of life£60,000.00West Mercia
Harper Adams UniversityReducing farm crime – carry out research to reduce this crime£5,000.00West Mercia
Hadley Learning Community‘Multicultural Mela’ 2016 event celebrating culture and festivals – encourage children to learn about different cultures£6,000.00Telford
Horse Watch for West MerciaHorse Watch (HW) – raise awareness of Horse Watch and other rural crime. Identify volunteers, crime hotspots etc£1,840.00West Mercia
i58 Social Enterprises CICWest Mercia Diversionary Support Worker – recruit community and prisons support worker to provide specific interventions for offenders attending i58’s training programmes that target rehabilitation, education, training and employment£33,000.00West Mercia
Inside Products LtdInside Products – create a social enterprise which will create purposeful activity for current offenders, to create better employment opportunities for ex-offenders£30,000.00West Mercia
Mentor LinkFeeling Safe Project – provide additional support to the project in order to triple the delivery outcomes£17,000.00West Mercia
Old Park Primary Schools and Children’s CentreMusical Communities – programme of after-school and holiday activities aimed at diverting young people from anti-social and criminal behaviour£15,000.00Telford
Reharmonize C.I.CRecharge Telford – activities looking at ways of reducing anti-social behaviour, criminal damage and public order offences at Brookside and Stirchley Centre£20,000.00Telford
SPHWWest Mercia: Right on Track – work in partnership with Energize STW to use the power of sport to engage, inspire and support local ex-offenders and people at risk of offending into changing their behaviours, assisting them into a more positive way of life£60,000.00West Mercia
Telford Aftercare Team (T.A.C.T)Telford Lawn Care (T.L.C) – provide opportunities to individuals in recovery to gain qualifications, work experience through volunteering, build a CV and increase opportunities£20,000.00Telford
Telford & Wrekin CSPCSP Core Funding – to support the delivery of local projects and initiatives which are designed to reduce crime & disorder and improve community safety£125,000.00Telford & Wrekin
Telford & Wrekin Volunteer CentreStep Forward! – this project is to use community volunteering and/or social action to influence a change in the mind set of those who may commit anti-social behaviour£18,956.00Telford & Wrekin
U17 Drivers Pathfinder LimitedThe Under 17 Car Club Pathfinder Project – the programme provides a five-day course designed to reduce the number of road traffic collisions, casualties and convictions amongst young drivers£7,600.00West Mercia
Warwickshire & West Mercia Police CadetsTo finance 28 cadets on each of the five policing areas£36,750.00Warwickshire & West Mercia
West Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse Support CentreSELFIE Plus programme (sexual violence prevention resource pack) – delivery of a project to a minimum of 960 additional 11-18 year olds pupils across West Mercia£31,000.00West Mercia
West Mercia Women’s AidChildren and Young People’s Project – a children and young people’s worker will engage with those aged 5-19 years who are identified as being at risk from domestic abuse and violence£32,972.00West Mercia
Young SolutionsSomething’s Not Right Project – full engagement with the Force strategy and link with the Community Safety Partnerships (CSPs)£39,520.00West Mercia

 

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