Community Safety

Our Community Safety Team leads North Somerset Council’s crime and disorder agenda under our section 17 responsibilities of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. The Community Safety Team develops the partnership plan and delivers the safer aspect of the Safer and Stronger Partnership.

The Community Safety Team have a range of work areas including:

Anti-social behaviour (ASB)

Find out about anti-social behaviour, what it is and what you should do if you are affected by it.

Domestic abuse

Includes information for practitioners and anyone affected by domestic abuse in North Somerset.

Evening & night time economy

Learn about what we are doing to improve Weston-super-Mare after dark including the Weston Purple Flag and the MAVISbus.

Hate crime

Find out how to report crimes carried out against someone because of their race, religion, sexuality, disability or gender.

Modern slavery

Find out about Modern Slavery including what it is and what to do if you think it’s happening.

Serious organised crime

Learn about Serious organised crime including what it is and what to do if you think it’s happening.

Terrorism and extremism

Find out about terrorism and extremism including Prevent.


Latest community safety news

No home for hate in North Somerset

Events raising awareness of hate crime will be taking place in North Somerset this week during Hate Crime Awareness Week (12-18 October).

Council wins taxi licence appeal

A former taxi driver who allegedly behaved in an inappropriate way has failed to regain his licence at a crown court hearing.

Community Emergency Shelter Scheme Launch

A new project to update the Council’s list of community venues has been jointly launched between the Emergency Management Unit and Community Safety Team.