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Our autumn Safer 6 campaign

Our annual autumn six-week Safer 6 campaign ran from 23 September to 5 November 2017.

Organisations work closely together day in, day out throughout the year to make Sandwell a safer, cleaner place.

Safer 6 is all about targeting their efforts and providing extra reassurance during the darker nights, fireworks and bonfire season – a time when crime and anti-social behaviour can often rise.

Each town had a focus week during the campaign.

You can also read how offenders doing unpaid Community Payback cleared nearly 15 tonnes of waste across Sandwell's six towns during the campaign.

Fire, council, police, health and probation services, councillors and community and voluntary organisations all took part.

They worked with the community to identify issues, tackle crime and anti-social behaviour and clean up 'grot spots' – and promote safety, crime prevention and healthy living to people of all ages, with a special focus on engaging with young people.

Report crime to the police by calling the 101 non-emergency police number. Always call 999 in an emergency. Follow the campaign on Twitter using the #Safer6 hashtag.

Get advice on reporting anti-social behaviour, including environmental problems, nuisance neighbours and hate crime.

We also have lots of health advice, including advice and support about drug and alcohol misuse.

Find out more about online abuse and harassment.

Follow the #Safer6 hashtag on Twitter for more information on activities held.