Welcome to the website of North Somerset’s Safer and Stronger Communities Service

Here you can what we do to reduce anti-social behaviour, crime and disorder in North Somerset, including the latest news and press releases. You can also obtain crime prevention advice and what to do as a victim of crime and where to get help and guidance.

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Latest news from Safer Stronger North Somerset

Weston-super-Mare Armed Forces Weekend

Weston-super-Mare Armed Forces Weekend are pleased and proud to announce that the HM Royal Marines Band (Plymouth) will open the Armed Forces Weekend on Saturday 22nd June!

Police launch week of enforcement and education aimed at reducing the impact of knife crime

Avon & Somerset Constabulary’s work to tackle knife crime and serious violence will be intensified this week, as the police take part in a week of action aimed at reducing the number of knives on the streets, and educating young people about the dangers of carrying a knife.

Clever gardening tips to deter burglars

Spring is in the air and if you’re thinking of tidying up your garden, some clever planting could also make your home safer.

Help collar irresponsible dog owners

Residents in North Somerset are being encouraged to report irresponsible dog owners as part of a crackdown on dog fouling in the area.

Dog owner ordered to pay over £4,000

A former Weston-super-Mare resident has been ordered to pay over £4,000 in fines and costs for failing to clear up after his dog.

Weston’s purple reign continues

Weston-super-Mare’s purple reign continues! For the fourth year in a row the town has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag in recognition of its safe and diverse evening and night-time economy.