Helping hand for Westbury's vulnerable through new community safety project

Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon

Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon

First published in Latest News

Vulnerable people will be given a helping hand when a new community safety project funded through the Police and Crime Commissioner starts in Westbury.

The Safe Places project, already working well in other parts of Wiltshire, will provide a network of places where people can get help if they are lost or confused and could involve shops, community centres and other venues.

Participating places will display a distinctive notice to show they offer a safe place. The project is led by the BA13+ community area partnership, supported by Westbury Area Board and police.

A working group is being set up and anyone who would like to be part of the project should get in touch with Phil McMullen at ba13.partnership@live.co.uk

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