Cardigan Town NPT Newsletter - March 2013
Illegal cycling – ie on pavements, and contrary to one-way system in Cardigan Town
Wednesday, December 5, 2012Fri 18 Jan 2013N/A
18/01/2013 - In relation to the illegal cycling issue, high visibility foot and vehicle patrols have been conducted in the Cardigan town area. A number of persons have been spoken to and educated, in relation to this and given official warnings. If those that have been previously warned are seen again to be cycling illegally, then a fixed penalty notice will be issued. A press release highlighting this particular issue is also in the process of being released.
10/01/2013 - We have ensured that foot patrols in the problem areas have been conducted by Cardigan NPT. This means that the area is patrolled to try and identify those who are cycling on the pavements around town. Recently we have issued numerous verbal warnings and given suitable words of advice to anyone who has been seen.
Dog Fouling Issues
Cardigan TownWednesday, December 5, 2012Fri 18 Jan 2013
To address issues of dog fouling in Cardigan town.
18/01/13 - It has been identified in Cardigan town that some dog owners are failing to clean up after their dogs have fouled in a public place. The Community Warden will be made aware of this issue. An issue with littering in public has also been raised. Joint patrols and enforcement will be conducted with partner agencies.
Traffic Issues - Mwldan and Ferwig Road
Mwldan and Ferwig RoadWednesday, December 5, 2012Fri 18 Jan 2013
To address traffic issues in the Ferwig Road and Mwldan areas, including speeding, obstruction offences and incorrect use of the mini-roundabout.
18/01/13 - Regarding the illegal parking of vehicles in Cardigan town, this is an issue that Ceredigion Council have powers to deal with and are enforcing.
There have also been reports of speeding vehicles on the new Mwldan by-pass and also in the vicinity of Ferwig Road, with added concerns that drivers are also ignoring the mini-roundabout. In addition to high visibility patrols being conducted in these areas, the Roads Policing Unit have also been made aware of these issues.
Thu, March 21, 2013
Inspector Paul Bonning
Inspector Paul Bonning is based in Cardigan Police Station covering the Neighbourhood Policing Areas of Cardigan, Newcastle Emlyn, Fishguard and Crymych. He has previously worked in the Metropolitan Police for 12 years before joining Dyfed Powys Police. Since that time has been based at Pembroke Dock, Carmarthen, Lampeter and Aberystwyth Police Stations. Although originally from Pembroke Dock he now lives with his family in Carmarthenshire.
Sergeant Alison Rees 843
Sergeant Alison Rees was born and brought up in Pembrokeshire. She joined Avon and Somerset Constabulary in 1986 and spent 8 years policing in Bristol before transferring "home" to Dyfed -Powys in 1994. On return to the area she was stationed at Cardigan Police Station, and has served there both as a PC and then Sergeant. In January 2007 she joined the Neighbourhood Policing Team, with responsibility for supervising the team in the Mid and South Ceredigion area.
PCSO Steffan Jones 8116
PCSO Steffan Jones joined Dyfed-Powys Police in September 2012, and is a member of the Neighbourhood Policing Team for Cardigan Town. A fluent Welsh speaker, he is looking forward to engaging with the people of Cardigan and local groups, as well as liaising with partner agencies to tackle any relevant issues they may have.
When asked about his role, PCSO Jones said: “The role of a PCSO is an exciting, challenging and evolving one. I am dedicated and proud to be working as part of a team that concentrates on addressing the issues and small minority of people that negatively affect the community of Cardigan.”
PCSO John Evans 8133
PCSO John Evans worked as a Police Officer for Dyfed Powys Police for 30 years, the majority of that service being in Ceredigion in various operational roles. During the early part of his service he worked as Local Beat Officer / Manager at various stations in the County which included a three year posting in Cardigan.
He is looking forward to utilising these skills in his role as PCSO for Cardigan town to deal with local issues and develop links with the community.
John is originally from New Quay and his interests include sport and sailing.
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