THIS NEWSLETTER IS PREPARED BY POLICE OFFICERS AND POLICE COMMUNITY
SUPPORT OFFICERS BASED AT EASTSIDE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE NATIONAL
PROBATION SERVICE AND THE CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE.
Crime has again dropped from the previous month and overall crime for the year continues to fall
including dwelling burglaries, violent crime and auto crime, detections continue to significantly
exceed the targets set for the year. There has been a 20% decrease in recorded crime over the
past 9 months whilst a 10% improvement in the detection rate.
To find your local officer and see what they have been doing visit:
Birchgrove Boy wins Prestigous Prize
Birchgrove Comprehensive pupil, Ian Rogers has become the second
pupil from his school to win the prestigious ‘Gordon Whitcombe Memorial
Shield.’ The prize is awarded to outstanding young brass players annually
by the staff of the County Music Service and was previously won by Ceri
Evans, another Birchgrove cornet player, who is currently studying
Medicine in Cardiff.
Ian is taught by Mr Keith Rees of the County Music Service and is a
member of the Birchgrove Comprehensive School Wind Band and
WELL DONE IAN!!
KEEPING EASTSIDE SAFE
CADW EASTSIDE YN DIOGEL
DATE: DECEMBER 2009
KEEPING SOUTH WALES SAFE
‘Santa’s Little Helper’s’ Community Project
On the evening of Tuesday 15th December 2009, PC Chris Taylor and
PCSO Phil Williams assisted in ‘Santa’s Little Helpers’ Hamper
Community Project in Birchgrove. 20 hampers were delivered to the
elderly and/or in need within Birchgrove with the assistance of Ryland
Phillips and a number of youths from Birchgrove Youth Club. The girls
from Youth Club assisted with “blinging up” the panda car and decorating
it with Christmas decorations – VERY FESTIVE!!
A massive Thankyou to everyone who took part in the Project from South Wales Police. Also a
number of residents from Birchgrove would like to give their thanks to the Yo