If you are affected by any aspect of Domestic Abuse the Staying Safe team can help. We provide Drop-In sessions offering: Domestic abuse support Safety Advice Access to Legal Advice Venues: - WomenCentre, 23 Silver Street, Halifax, HX1 1JN Every Wednesday 10am - 12noon Please note, the WomenCentre is a female only space. Men can call … Continue reading Staying Safe – WomenCentre Drop-In Session Venues and Dates
Burglaries can often increase during the Autumn and Winter months, when the darker nights arrive. However, crime prevention doesn't have to cost a lot of money - taking simple measures such as locking your doors and windows, not leaving valuables on display and using your alarm can significantly reduce your chances of being a victim. … Continue reading Darker nights advice from West Yorkshire Police
West Yorkshire Police, Calderdale council and partners are working together to reduce crime and make people safe. Here are some useful tips to prevent and reduce criminal activity during the festive season. Light up, lock up, be secure Use a timer switch so lights come on when you’re not in. Lights on help deter burglars. … Continue reading Have a Crime Free Christmas in Calderdale
Halifax Central Initiative Community wardens were at Halifax Academy today with West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service talking to Year 7 students regarding safety at bonfires and the after-effects of attacks on Services; they'll be speaking to Years 8 and 9 later this week.
Community Wardens Zameer Akhtar and Jonny Cato from Halifax Central Initiative, took part in a speed check operation in Sowerby Bridge this week after concerns were raised by local residents about the speed of vehicles driving through the Pye Nest area. Using a speed gun, the Community Wardens recorded the speed of over 200 vehicles. … Continue reading Speed Watch Deployment