28 February 2012
A network of dedicated volunteers will come together on Monday to see how they can continue to help make Caerphilly county borough an even safer place.
The Safer Caerphilly Volunteer Network, which comprises more than 200 volunteers, will meet with council, police and fire service officials to discuss how they can continue to play a key role in helping to tackle crime, disorder and anti-social behaviour in Caerphilly county borough.
The event will take place on Monday 27th February at Caerphilly County Borough Council's headquarters Penallta House, starting at 5.45pm.
The focus of this meeting will be to discuss volunteering opportunities for a number of vital services including the Youth Offending Service, Victim Support and the Community Safety Partnership's Project Bernie initiative.
Cllr Rob Gough, Cabinet Member for Public Protection said, "Our growing network of dedicated volunteers enable organisations including the council, police and fire service are able to tap into our volunteers' detailed local knowledge and focus on tackling the issues that really matter in local communities".
He continued, "I would encourage anyone who is interested in joining this ever-growing family of volunteers to come along and find out more".
The Safer Caerphilly Volunteer Network acts as the vital direct link between crime and disorder fighting agencies and the communities they serve in Caerphilly county borough.
Further information on the Safer Caerphilly Community Safety Partnership's work can be found at www.caerphilly.gov.uk/saferccb
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