Bath and North East Somerset covers an area of approximately 135 square miles and provides a service for around 160,000 residents. More than half live in the city of Bath but other major centres include Keynsham, Saltford, Chew Valley, and the former mining communities of Peasedown St. John, Radstock, Midsomer Norton and Paulton.
Bath and North East Somerset district comprises three Neighbourhood Areas with the district HQ at Bath and further police stations at Radstock and Keynsham.
The attractive Georgian city of Bath attracts some four million visitors each year. It also hosts major events such as the International Music Festival, open air concerts by star performers, national car rallies, government conferences and various sporting events including top class rugby.
We Join Big Tweet for Missing Children (National)
This weekend we're lending a helping hand to the charity Missing People to safely reconnect missing children by taking part in the Big Tweet for Missing Children, on International Missing Children's Day, Saturday 25 May 2013.
ADDED: 23/05/2013 15:36
Man charged with production of cannabis (Weston-super-Mare) (More than 800 cannabis plants seized in past two weeks)
We have charged a man with production of cannabis following his arrest yesterday, after we discovered 600 cannabis plants at a house in Baker Street, Weston-super-Mare.
UPDATED: 22/05/2013 9:30
The Independent Equality Advisory Group (Bath)
B&NES Police and the Local Authority have jointly established an Independent Equality Advisory Group in the area. This group is made up of volunteer members from across the community who act as a 'critical friend' to Bath & North East Somerset Council and Avon & Somerset Constabulary.