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

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.

Keeping you safe this New Year

Homes are often stacked with new gadgets and gizmos following the festive period so now could be the perfect time to ensure your property is safe and secure.