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Kensworth Parish Council

 

Welcome to the Web site of Kensworth Parish Council

Clerk – Maxine Whiting

Chairman – Pat Mitchell

Parish Office

c/o 6 Cheney Close

Toddington, Beds

LU5 6BE

Tel: 01525 887383
E-Mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Kensworth is the third largest parish in South Bedfordshire on the border with Hertfordshire covering an area of 970 hectares. It has an Electoral Register population of 1191. The parish is served by nine councillors who are supported by a Parish Clerk

  

   

 

Temporary Road Closure – B4541 Dunstable Road, Kensworth

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Road: B4541 Dunstable Road, Kensworth

Application from: Geoff Parrott - 03003008049

Reason: Resurfacing Works Preperation Works

Length affected: From Isle of Wight Lane to Land Park Lane

Date: The closure is expected to take place from 0900-1530 on Thursday

Alternative Route: Head north on B4541, exit onto Tring Rd/B489, exit onto Dagnall

23 rd June.

Rd/B4506, Turn left onto B4540, exit onto B4541, turn right to site

and vice versa.

The applicant will be responsible for taking down all Central

Bedfordshire Council public notices immediately after the works

requiring the Order have been completed.

 

Crime Reduction Team in Bedfordshire Police

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We thought you would like to learn about the Crime Reduction Team in Bedfordshire Police.  We are:

  • Sgt Ben DIMMOCK - Crime Reduction Sergeant (countywide cover)
  • Peter KNOWLES - Crime Reduction Social Housing (countywide cover)
  • PCSO Juliet WRIGHT - Watch Scheme Development Co-ordinator (countywide cover)
  • Lara CURTAYNE - Crime Reduction Officer (North Beds & countywide cover)
  • Lesley JOHNSON - Crime Reduction Officer (South Beds & countywide cover)
  • Dave KOONER - Crime Reduction Officer (South Beds & countywide cover)

The Force’s Crime Reduction Team assists their colleagues across the organisation by taking on a more strategic role, driving forward victim and public engagement initiatives - such as Operation Cocoon and Operation Salcoats - as well as providing training sessions for various departments on crime prevention and problem solving, and creatinge bespoke problem profiles for specific crimes, victims and locations.

The Crime Reduction Team is responsible for responding to the force’s priority crimes through research, analysis and action planning but has now expanded its remit to concentrate on problem profiling, emerging trends, crime patterns, and research into innovative reduction methods.

The team also works closely with internal departments such as the Domestic Abuse Investigation and Safeguarding Unit (DAISU) and the Bobby Scheme charity. In addition to this, they also bring together partner agencies such as Neighbourhood Watch, the Fire Service and local authorities on their activities.

CROs are always available to advise both staff and members of the public, although practical delivery of crime reduction advice is carried out mainly by Local Policing Teams and our Force volunteers.

Sgt Ben Dimmock, who leads the team, said: “My job is about assisting the Crime Reduction Team in getting to the root of crime within our county and ensuring that organisations such as the police, the council, the fire service, Neighbourhood Watch and local communities are all working together in one aim, reducing crime within Bedfordshire.

“We know that issues can rarely be solved by one agency working on its own. I ensure that from a Crime Reduction perspective organisations are working together, to share information and to develop an action plan to drive forward Community Safety and Crime Reduction.

“It is great to be part of a team who can really make a difference within the community of Bedfordshire and to see the benefit of the changes we make within our county to make it a safer place to live and socialise.”
   
If you have any queries regarding crime reduction, you can contact the team by email: crimereduction@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk

 

Council Minutes May 2016

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Council Minutes May 2016

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Council Agenda 9th June 2016

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Council Agenda 9th June 2016

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