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Engagement with young people in Midsomer Norton at key locations.

The Neighbourhood Team are prioritising engaging with young people at key locations across Midsomer Norton to assist in the prevention of anti social behaviour.

The main locations prioritised are:

The skate park in Midsomer Norton

The Hollies

High Street

Regular patrols and engagement with the young people gathering at these locations will continue as a priority.

Actions

  • 18 February 2024

    Positive engagements with young people across the Midsomer Norton area has continued at all locations.

    Focused patrols at Holly Court due to historical reports of damage and anti-social behaviour in the area. Any engagement with young people has been positive.

    The Midsomer Norton Team will continue patrols in these areas.

  • 21 January 2024

    Positive engagements with young people across the Midsomer Norton area has continued at all locations where our young people gather, such as The High Street and The Skate Park. This action will continue and remain on our priorities.

  • 26 November 2023

    Midsomer Norton Team continue to patrol their priority areas with the aim of engagement with young people. As well as the Skate Park, the team also patrol the cycle routes and the High Street at locations we know young people hang out. We will continue this priority for positive engagement.

  • 15 October 2023

    The Neighbourhood Team will continue to patrol the Midsomer Norton location of the skate park, amongst other locations not mentioned on this priority in Midsomer Norton, to specifically engage with young people in the area. This continues as a regular priority.

  • 3 September 2023

    Patrols of Midsomer Norton prioritised location of the skate park continue as incidents of ASB have increased towards the end of the school holidays and the better weather. We will continue to engage with the young people using the facilities in a positive way whilst also dealing with the minority that are causing issues for the rest.

  • 3 August 2023

    With the school holidays the Neighbourhood Team are focusing patrols in all areas across the local area to engage with young people in a positive way and to be a visible presence for young people to make contact with if they have concerns.

  • 22 June 2023

    This continues to be a priority for the Neighbourhood Team and we will continue to engage with young people across our policing area in our day to day patrols.

  • 9 March 2023

    The Neighbourhood Team continues to regularly patrol the priority locations (Behind the library in Radstock, The skate park in Midsomer Norton, Westhill Road Recreation Ground in Westfield) and are engaging with young people, as well as additional locations across the area where young people gather. The team we continue this priority throughout the year and into the summer.

  • 20 January 2023

    This priority remains as the team continue to engage with young people in our area at various key locations. These engagements are part of our regular daily duties.

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