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

Assessors visit Weston as town bids to keep its prestigious purple flag status

The bi-annual Purple Flag accreditation assessment for Weston-super-Mare evening and night time economy took place last Friday (29 November).

Put security at the top of your list

Safer Stronger North Somerset is supporting Counter Terrorism Police’s campaign to help keep crowded places safe over the festive period.

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).