Corsham people urged to report all boozy trouble

First published in Corsham

Residents are being urged to report alcohol-fuelled anti-social behaviour in Corsham.

The Town Council is appealing for volunteers to be contacted as part of a programme monitoring nuisance drinking, following summer incidents at the Springfield Recreation Ground and Meriton Avenue Recreation Ground.

Police have no powers to confiscate alcohol from those over the age of 18.

However, since the issue was raised at September’s town council meeting, Dave Martin has been investigating the introduction of a Desig-nated Public Places Order to ban drinking on the street.

To support the move, the council and police need to produce six months’ worth of reports including any anti-social behaviour relating to alcohol.

Mr Martin said: “What we are doing at the moment is putting forms together for people to record incidents as evidence.

“We will look at these every month and then see if a pattern is developing.

“Ideally, we’ll have no evidence, which will mean there are no problems.”

The council noted that there had been a reduction in littering and broken bottles being found since it declared the crackdown on nuisance drinking in September.

For more information, call on 01249 702130 or email towncouncil@corsham.gov.uk

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10:09pm Thu 15 Nov 12

Mrs Donnyfly says...

Yes, a society of snitches. Socialism at it's finest.
Yes, a society of snitches. Socialism at it's finest. Mrs Donnyfly
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12:31pm Sun 18 Nov 12

beetawix says...

Sounds more like Baghdad under Saddam.
Sounds more like Baghdad under Saddam. beetawix
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12:42pm Sun 18 Nov 12

beetawix says...

To support the move, the council and police need to produce six months’ worth of reports including any anti-social behaviour relating to alcohol.
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Based on the above statement it would appear that incidents which do not include alcohol related anti-social behaviour will also be reported. Why?
To support the move, the council and police need to produce six months’ worth of reports including any anti-social behaviour relating to alcohol. ____________________ __ Based on the above statement it would appear that incidents which do not include alcohol related anti-social behaviour will also be reported. Why? beetawix
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12:42pm Sun 18 Nov 12

beetawix says...

To support the move, the council and police need to produce six months’ worth of reports including any anti-social behaviour relating to alcohol.
____________________
__
Based on the above statement it would appear that incidents which do not include alcohol related anti-social behaviour will also be reported. Why?
To support the move, the council and police need to produce six months’ worth of reports including any anti-social behaviour relating to alcohol. ____________________ __ Based on the above statement it would appear that incidents which do not include alcohol related anti-social behaviour will also be reported. Why? beetawix
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