About Safer Streets 3

This project ended in April 2022.

Safer Streets is a Home Office grant fund which supports local authorities and police forces to tackle neighbourhood crime.

The third round of the Safer Streets funding could be used for various innovative interventions and investments to improve the safety of public places for all, with a particular focus on reducing Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) crimes.

As a result of a successful joint bid made by North Somerset and Somerset Councils to the Home Office Safer Streets Fund, we were awarded £324,449 to tackle sexual harassment and violence against women and girls.

The plan sets out a two-tiered approach involving:


Changing behaviour and stop incidents occurring through:


Strengthening the response where these incidents are prevalent by:


If you have questions about the Safer Streets programme, you can contact the team. 

Safer Streets,

Safer Communities Service,

Town Hall,

Walliscote Grove Road, 


BS23 1UJ