Yearly Archives: 2016

Free Safety Tests for Christmas Lights

Festive Fire Warning! – Free Safety Tests for Christmas Lights – Book Now! Warwickshire County Council Trading Standards and Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service have launched a Christmas Fire Safety campaign to promote festive fire safety and reduce the number of fires caused by faults with Christmas tree lights. Although it may seem a little […]

Crime Prevention – Property marking kit

PROPERTY MARKING KIT – Instant Thief Protection! Nearly 400,000 sheds and garages are broken into every year in the UK as a result of which an enormous amount of property is stolen most of which is unrecoverable as there are no individual identifiers.  If these items were marked it would mean that they would be […]

Illegal metal detecting / Nighthawking

Nighthawking is a term used in the United Kingdom to describe illegal metal detecting on farmland, archaeological sites and other areas of archaeological interest, usually in order to steal coins and other artefacts for their historical and financial value.   Nighthawking refers to the fact that such illegal activity is often undertaken at night to avoid […]

Latest Consultation on the Neighbourhood Development Plan

At the beginning of the project to prepare our Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) the first step was to get neighbourhood plan area designation from Stratford District Council (SDC).   Based on the Parish boundary at that time, the area designation application was approved by SDC in February 2014.  In May 2015 a new Parish boundary came […]

Alcester Police Safer Neighbourhood Team

Parking around school premises (Alcester area) Since the schools started back we have received a number of complaints regarding inconsiderate parking around schools at drop off and pick up times. We understand that vehicles are being parked on footpaths, across driveways and on zig zag markings. The SNT will be patrolling the schools across the […]

Warwickshire County Council launches Living in Warwickshire Survey

WCC has launched the Living in Warwickshire survey, which gives Warwickshire residents the chance to have their say on a range of public services within Warwickshire. The survey can be completed online at This is an opportunity for people to have their say on what living in Warwickshire is really like. The research will gather people’s views on […]