The Safer Cornwall Newsletter

Welcome to the Safer Cornwall newsletter! We will be sending out updates every month keeping you up to date.

Safer Cornwall is the statutory community safety partnership for Cornwall. It focuses on preventing and reducing crime, disorder and anti-social behaviour, and also gives a wide range of safety advice.

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Creating a ‘clean air generation’ of children and making sure new developments are clean by design

Creating a ‘clean air generation’ of children and making sure new developments are clean by design

Public Health England publishes air pollution evidence review Public Health England (PHE) has today published a review of evidence on how to improve air quality in the United Kingdom. The review informs local and national Government on actions to improve outdoor air quality and health. Air pollution is the biggest environmental threat to health in the UK with between 28,000 …

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5000 hours given to the community by Time Credit members

5000 hours given to the community by Time Credit members

Since Time Credits launched in Cornwall 12 months ago, Time Credit members from across the county have been getting involved in their communities and services collectively earning over 5,000 Time Credits! Through the Time Credit Programme we’ve seen individuals organising community events, supporting and mentoring their peers, volunteering in soup kitchens, food banks and putting their green fingers to work …

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Cove Ward: one year on, no one treated out of county

Cove Ward: one year on, no one treated out of county

A mental health unit in Cornwall is celebrating its first birthday with the news that not a single person an acute mental health condition has had to travel over the Tamar for specialist inpatient care. Since the 15-bed Cove ward in Redruth opened its doors last March, people are being cared for in the county. The Cove, based at Longreach …

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National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day 18th March 2019

National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day 18th March 2019

Safeguarding children and young people to the age of 25 from sexual AND criminal exploitation is a key priority for Safer Cornwall, the Safeguarding Children Partnership, and Safeguarding Adults Board. Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is a form of sexual abuse that involves the manipulation and/or coercion of young people into sexual activity - March 18 2019, is National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness …

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Safer Towns One Year On

Safer Towns One Year On

Our Safer Towns Scheme, developed and coordinated by our Community Safety Team, facilitates and supports a coordinated multi-agency approach to community safety issues, to improve feelings of safety and public reassurance, reduce the risk of harm to the community and protect vulnerable groups. The partnerships work to reduce and prevent crime, disorder and anti-social behaviour. The scheme was launched last …

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New on-island mental health service for the Isles of Scilly

New on-island mental health service for the Isles of Scilly

A nurse on the Isles of Scilly is providing a one stop mental health shop approach to reduce the number of trips people have to make to the mainland to manage their condition. Jenny Candy has been employed as the islands’ dedicated senior mental health and community psychiatric nurse to give people the help they need on the islands, and …

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Carbon monoxide detectors supplied by Wales and West Utilities

Carbon monoxide detectors supplied by Wales and West Utilities

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Community Safety Service (CFRCCS) has created a new partnership with Wales and West Utilities (WWU). WWU are the gas emergency and pipeline service that covers Wales and south west England and as part of their social obligation have joined with CFRCCS to help make Cornwall Safer. As part of this new partnership, WWU have supplied CFRCSS …

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Safer Cornwall Training Programme 2019-20

Safer Cornwall Training Programme 2019-20

Accessible training to help identify risk, reduce harm and support people in the process of change. The DAAT offers a range of training opportunities to improve knowledge, skills, awareness and joint working across a range of areas, particularly mental health. The courses are available to internal and external staff and run throughout the year.     We offer the following …

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