16 February 2011
A network of dedicated volunteers will come together next week 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 21st February at Caerphilly County Borough Council's headquarters Penallta House, from 5.45pm until 8pm.
The focus of this meeting will primarily be to highlight how members of the Safer Caerphilly Volunteer Network can get involved in a special project aimed at tackling deliberate grass fire setting over the forthcoming Easter holidays.
Cllr Rob Gough, Cabinet Member for Public Protection, Engineering and Transport 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.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Safer Caerphilly Volunteer Network, or to find out more, please contact Rhiann Iles on 01495 235 140.
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