Category Archives: public protection

Public protection

News from our partners: Landmark step in PCC’s Behind the Badge campaign

13/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) On the day that Assaults on Emergency Workers Bill becomes law, … Continue reading »

Whitchurch off-licence loses licence to sell alcohol

12/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council’s Licensing Act Sub-Committee has revoked the premises licence for The Local at 30-32 High Street, Whitchurch.  This follows a request … Continue reading »

Telford private hire driver found guilty after failing to take a guide dog in his vehicle

07/11/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Following a trial at Telford Magistrates’ Court on Monday 5 November 2018, a private hire driver has been found guilty of an … Continue reading »

News from our partners: Further controlled explosions will be carried out in Oswestry (update – 15:00 25/10)

25/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners West Mercia Police Earlier today (Thursday 25 October 2018) a controlled explosion was carried out in Oswestry after … Continue reading »

News from our partners: Old artillery shells found on building site in Park Hall, Oswestry

25/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners West Mercia Police Yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 24 October 2018) police were informed old artillery shells had been found … Continue reading »

News from our partners: Environment Agency advice for Bonfire Night event organisers

22/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners Environment Agency If your Bonfire Night (Monday 5 November 2018, or preceding weekend) plans include an actual bonfire, … Continue reading »

News from our partners: Oswestry residents group continues to flourish and grow

18/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Trees Estate Residents Group, Oswestry

News from our partners Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing (STAR Housing) The Trees Residents Group is celebrating a string of recent successes … Continue reading »

Adult safeguarding and National Hate Crime Awareness Week – 13-20 October 2018

12/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
National Hate Crime Awareness Week logo

National Hate Crime Awareness Week,  13-20 October 2018, will raise awareness of what Hate Crime is, encourage reporting, and promote local support … Continue reading »

West Mercia Police and Shropshire’s trading standards team join forces for Operation Rogue Trader

12/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
a poster advising public about rogue traders

Rogue traders and aggressive doorstep sellers were targeted this week by Shropshire Council’s trading standards team, working in collaboration with West Mercia … Continue reading »

National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018 (13-20 October)

04/10/2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink
National Hate Crime Awareness Week logo

Organisations across Shropshire are working together to raise awareness of hate incidents and hate crime as part of the National Hate Crime … Continue reading »