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:
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone – 07790 376 869
For more information on the Community Ambassadors, click here.
Making a difference in Herefordshire
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
|Recipient||Initiative and purpose||Total award allocated||Geographical area|
|Alcohol Concern||Reduce street drinking and improve the interventions provided to street drinkers themselves||£4,000.00||West Mercia|
|Axis Counselling||Independent 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||£40,000.00||Telford & Wrekin and Shropshire|
|Bluestone CIC||Referral 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||£110,000.00||West Mercia|
|Cedar Education C.I.C||Life 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||£10,000.00||Shropshire (Telford) initially, with wider roll out across West Mercia in future|
|Crimestoppers||Safer communities – encourage people who cannot and will not talk to the police to safely and anonymously provide information to fight crime||£20,486.00||West Mercia|
|Energize||West 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||£60,000.00||West Mercia|
|Harper Adams University||Reducing farm crime – carry out research to reduce this crime||£5,000.00||West Mercia|
|Hadley Learning Community||‘Multicultural Mela’ 2016 event celebrating culture and festivals – encourage children to learn about different cultures||£6,000.00||Telford|
|Horse Watch for West Mercia||Horse Watch (HW) – raise awareness of Horse Watch and other rural crime. Identify volunteers, crime hotspots etc||£1,840.00||West Mercia|
|i58 Social Enterprises CIC||West 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||£33,000.00||West Mercia|
|Inside Products Ltd||Inside Products – create a social enterprise which will create purposeful activity for current offenders, to create better employment opportunities for ex-offenders||£30,000.00||West Mercia|
|Mentor Link||Feeling Safe Project – provide additional support to the project in order to triple the delivery outcomes||£17,000.00||West Mercia|
|Old Park Primary Schools and Children’s Centre||Musical Communities – programme of after-school and holiday activities aimed at diverting young people from anti-social and criminal behaviour||£15,000.00||Telford|
|Reharmonize C.I.C||Recharge Telford – activities looking at ways of reducing anti-social behaviour, criminal damage and public order offences at Brookside and Stirchley Centre||£20,000.00||Telford|
|SPHW||West 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||£60,000.00||West 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||£20,000.00||Telford|
|Telford & Wrekin CSP||CSP Core Funding – to support the delivery of local projects and initiatives which are designed to reduce crime & disorder and improve community safety||£125,000.00||Telford & Wrekin|
|Telford & Wrekin Volunteer Centre||Step 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||£18,956.00||Telford & Wrekin|
|U17 Drivers Pathfinder Limited||The 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||£7,600.00||West Mercia|
|Warwickshire & West Mercia Police Cadets||To finance 28 cadets on each of the five policing areas||£36,750.00||Warwickshire & West Mercia|
|West Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre||SELFIE 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||£31,000.00||West Mercia|
|West Mercia Women’s Aid||Children 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||£32,972.00||West Mercia|
|Young Solutions||Something’s Not Right Project – full engagement with the Force strategy and link with the Community Safety Partnerships (CSPs)||£39,520.00||West Mercia|