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Safer 6 in your town

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Our annual autumn six-week Safer 6 campaign runs across our six towns.

Organisations target their efforts and provide extra reassurance during the darker nights, fireworks and bonfire season – a time when crime and anti-social behaviour can often rise.

This builds on their close work together day in, day out throughout the year through the Safer Sandwell Partnership to make Sandwell a safer and Safer 6 star yellowcleaner.

Sandwell Council has led this year’s campaign with support from Sandwell Police, West Midlands Fire Service, schools, councillors and a range of partner organisations and community/voluntary groups including Litterwatch, Sandwell Crime Prevention Panel and Agewell.

Our 2018 campaign focused on:

  • Tackling crime and anti-social behaviour
  • Supporting young people
  • Tackling environmental issues
  • Working with partner organisations and local people

Each town had a focus week with activities and events:

You can follow the campaign on Twitter using the #Safer6 hashtag.

For more info, email the Safer 6 team at safer_6@sandwell.gov.uk

Town roadshows

Town information roadshows were held as follows:

  • Rowley Regis (including Safer 6 2018 launch) – Saturday 29 September, 10am-3pm at Haden Cross Community Fire Station, Halesowen Road, Cradley Heath
  • Tipton – Monday 8 October, 10am-12noon at Asda Great Bridge, Brickhouse Lane
  • Oldbury – Tuesday 16 October, 1pm-3pm at Oldbury Civic Square
  • West Bromwich – Monday 22 October, 10am-12noon outside Poundland, Queen's Square
  • Wednesbury – Tuesday 30 October, 10am-12noon in Wednesbury Town Square, Union Street
  • Smethwick – Monday 5 November, 11am-2pm at Asda Cape Hill, off Windmill Lane

Useful information

Get advice on reporting anti-social behaviour, including environmental problems, nuisance neighbours, off road motorbike nuisance, modern slavery 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.