Where there are good partnerships then the partnership is a team, a shared soul. If you’re in a partnership, you’re in an agreement, so when they’re not with you, you’re still connected and working towards a mutual goal.
Joint Winners: ‘On-Track’ in Cardiff and Môn Actif Community Programme on Anglesey.
Joint Winner: ‘On-Track’ in Cardiff
‘On-Track’Equipping offenders with the employment skills to begin well paid employment within the rail industry and to keep their lives and futures ‘on-track’. A 3 month’s course is run with delegates identified through the offender management team within South Wales Police and where Probation also nominate candidates where it is thought further offending might be avoided by this project approach. Partners include South Wales Police, Cardiff Council, Probation, Department of Work and Pensions, Network Rail, Vital Rail, Ganymeade Solutions, Absolute training and assessing and Dyfodol.
Joint Winner: Môn Actif Community Programme Partners include Anglesey County Council, North Wales Police, Youth Services, Streetgames, Children and Young Peoples Services and RNLI (Water Safety).
Môn Actif provides various opportunities to children, young people and adults of all ages and abilities in various settings including schools, colleges, clubs, communities and leisure centres with the main objective of creating a healthier, happier and more active Anglesey. By collaborating and working with key partners the impact on community cohesion, community safety and creating more opportunities that significantly contribute to reducing Anti Social Behaviour has been clear to see across Anglesey. Activities have included mountain biking, surfing, and paddle boarding, self defence for women and girls, football and basketball just to name a few and water safety education into educational settings. The young people have kept coming week in week out.
Highly Commended: Safer Swansea Christmas Chalet.
Swansea Council’s Community Safety Co-ordinator, Paul Evans implemented and manages a month long Safer Swansea Partnership chalet throughout December. The chalet is available for all Safer Swansea partners to utilise in order to conduct surveys, cascade important community / personal safety messages to the public as well as engage with vulnerable groups and perpetrators. Operational outlets in the vicinity as well as city centre rangers report a significant reduction in Anti-Social Behaviour, criminal damage and shop lifting.