Sergeant Kerry Scoberg

PC Stephen Morris

PCSO Nia Humphreys

PCSO Dayton Hughes

Local Policing Priorities

Local area: Glanamman & Garnant

Date agreed: 04 April 2018

Action

The meeting felt that the Police should assses the speed of traffic on Cwmamman Road and Folland Road Glanamman. It was also brought to our attention that the pedestrian crossings are being misused, and Police will monitor this.

If you have information to help with this priority, you are encouraged to contact Ammanford Police station on 101 or e-mail us at AmmanTowyNPT@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk .

Alternatively the Neighbourhood Policing Team hold beat surgeries at Ysgol Y Bedol every Thursday Morning between 8:30am and 09:30pm.The neighbourhood policing team also hold Partnerships and Communities Together (PACT) meetings in Cwmamman.

Details of these meetings are kept up to date and detailed on the ‘Local Events’ Tag below.

 

 

Local area: Garnant and Glanamman.

Date agreed: 05 August 2015

Action

There has been an increase of calls received into Police where items have been stolen from local resident’s gardens, such as plant pots and garden ornaments. As part of the meeting it was discussed that a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme would be set up in the area.

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 02 September 2015

Action

There has been an increase in reports of theft at the location. Stolen items include solar lighting, hanging baskets, and garden ornaments from resident’s gardens.

 

The Neighbourhood Policing Team will set up a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme in the area to help combat the thefts.

 

If you have any help or ideas that can help us with this issue in our community then, please do not hesitate to contact us on 101.

 

The Police will endeavour to resolve the issue within the following month or at least commence an action plan if it is a protracted issue.

 

Anyone with information to help with this priority are encouraged to contact the Neighbourhood Policing Team at Ammanford Police Station on 101 or e-mail us at AmmanTowyNPT@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk

 

The neighbourhood policing team also holds Partnerships and Communities Together (PACT) meetings in Black Mountain Centre, Brynamman every 1st Thursday of the month 6-7pm.

 

If you have any Policing issues that you wish to be addressed then please speak to your local community councillor or your Neighbourhood Police Officers on 101

 

Updates to follow

Local area: AMMAN VALLEY

Date agreed: 02 September 2015

Action

Within Europe nearly 28,000 people are killed and approx. 1.5 million people are injured through road collisions annually.

 

These campaigns demonstrate the resolve of police forces across Europe in tackling this issue and to make obvious that the chances of being caught when driving without a seatbelt will be greatly increased.

 

The majority of countries across Europe support the TISPOL Seatbelt campaign.  

 

The purpose of this joint European campaign is:

  • To enforce the wearing of seatbelts in all seats in all vehicles.
  • To educate drivers and their passengers on the risks of not using a seatbelt.
  • To draw media attention to the subject
  • To reduce the number of road casualties.

The meeting agreed to make this a Priority for the month of September.

 

If you have any help or ideas that can help us with this issue in our community then, please do not hesitate to contact us on 101.

 

The Police will endeavour to resolve the issue within the following month or at least commence an action plan if it is a protracted issue.

 

Anyone with information to help with this priority are encouraged to contact the Neighbourhood Policing Team at Ammanford Police Station on 101 or e-mail us at AmmanTowyNPT@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk

 

Date agreed: 07 October 2015

Action

Increased high visibility patrols will be conducted over these periods to reduce ASB. Shops will be advised not to sell eggs and flour to youngsters. Presentations will be made to schools regarding both events to be safe and responsible. Halloween ‘Yes/No’ posters are available.

Date agreed: 07 October 2015

Action

Preventing ASB around licenced premises, and misuse of the new multi-use sports facility via increased patrols.

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 04 November 2015

Action

The Neighbourhood Policing Team have worked hard with this priority. The have fully supported #paulspledge which is an educational video made by a victim of alcohol fuelled violence.

 

PCSO Dayton Hughes also stated that High visible patrols have been made at relevant times and locations. Licensing checks are being carried out regularly at the licensed premises in the area.

 

Most licensed premises in the Amman Valley are now subscribed to the Behave or Be Banned Scheme (BOBB) which has also had a significant impact on alcohol fuelled violent crime.

 

Crime statistics show that there has been a significant decrease in violent crime in Garnant 47% when compared to the previous year.

 

This priority will now close but will always be at the forefront of all Policing activities. The meeting agreed that there is no longer a need to keep this priority open.

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 02 December 2015

Action

Alcohol related Crime has decreased within the ward, so we as a Team plan to target any issues pro-actively and hopefully prevent any issues occurring but high visibility patrolling hotspot areas throughout the ward.

The Neighbourhood Policing Team have worked hard with this priority. The have fully supported #paulspledge which is an educational video made by a victim of alcohol fuelled violence.

PCSO Dayton Hughes also stated that High visible patrols have been made at relevant times and locations. Licensing checks are being carried out regularly at the licensed premises in the area.

Most licensed premises in the Amman Valley are subscribed to the Behave or Be Banned Scheme (BOBB) which has also had a significant impact on alcohol fuelled violent crime.

Crime statistics show that there has been a significant decrease in violent crime in Garnant 47% when compared to the previous year.

Crime prevention advice stalls have been arranged where officers will be attending Ysgol Y Bedol in Garnant, Ysgol Brynamman and the Black Mountain Centre both in Brynamman.

 

ALL WALES ANTI DRINK/ DRUG DRIVING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED: This winter police will be targeting drivers who risk their lives and the lives of others by driving whilst under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Crime statistics show that there has been a significant decrease in violent crime in Garnant 47% when compared to the previous year.

 

This priority always be at the forefront of all Policing activities.

 

Updates

08 January 2016

Throughout December Dyfed Powys Police launched its anti-drink / drug campaign. Throughout Carmarthenshire 29 arrests were made. 

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 02 December 2015

Action

Christmas is coming and Dyfed Powys Police has launched its annual crime prevention campaign reminding people how to enjoy themselves safely and lawfully.

Operation Safe and Nice to All (SANTA) will run throughout December and into the New Year to remind people of the steps they can take to keep themselves, their loved ones and their property safe under the themes of shopping, partying, caring and protecting.

Police officers will also be increasing their patrols throughout the festive period to deter anti-social behaviour and crime as well as offer reassurance and give communities confidence that police are there to keep their communities safe.

Dyfed Powys is a safe place with low crime, but during the festive celebrations it can be easy to forget to take the sensible precautions we usually take.

 

For more top crime prevention tips this Christmas visit our website www.dyfed-powys.police.uk or follow us on twitter @DyfedPowys and follow the conversation using #OpSanta.

Updates

02 December 2015

Vulnerable vehicle scheme will be carried out by PCSO’s during the Christmas period.

The vulnerable vehicle scheme saw neighbourhood policing officers target cars where a window had been left open or valuables were left clearly on display inside.

Officers sent out a total of 120 letters to motorists who’d not left their vehicles safe and secure between 1st December and 10th January.

This scheme has been about prevention and education.

The message is always remember to keep your vehicles locked and secure and do not leave any valuables on display inside them.

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 02 December 2015

Action

The meeting felt that the Police should assess the speed of traffic on Cwmamman Road Glanamman in particular coming off Glynmoch Flats.

Anyone with information to help with this priority are encouraged to contact PCSO Dayton Hughes at Ammanford Police station on 101 or e-mail us at Dayton.Hughes@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk . Alternatively the Neighbourhood Policing Team hold beat surgeries at Ysgol Y Bedol every Thursday Morning between 8:30am and 09:30pm.The neighbourhood policing team also holds Partnerships and Communities Together (PACT) meetings in Cwmamman.

Details of these meetings are kept up to date and detailed on the ‘Local Events’ Tag below.

Updates

08 January 2016

The Neighbourhood policing team will continue to work with the Roads Policing Unit to conduct speed checks in the area.

Due to the current weather conditions Inspector Gary Jones has

Written the following tips :-

 

 

Driving in Heavy Rain can be hazardous.

 

Before setting off:

•Consider whether your journey is essential. If not, can it be delayed until after the rain has subsided?

•Plan your journey in advance, taking care to avoid areas which are prone to flooding, and factoring in extra time to allow for slower speeds and potential congestion

•Let relatives and friends know your intended route and expected time of arrival and where possible, travel with others

•Check that your windscreen wiper blades are fully functional. If both front and back blades are not up to scratch, get them replaced

•Make sure you fill up. Using your lights and heaters and being caught in traffic use more fuel than driving in normal conditions

•Carry a mobile phone in case you encounter any difficulties during your journey

 

On the road:

•Use dipped headlights so that other drivers can see you more easily

•Don’t use rear fog lights. They can mask your brake lights and dazzle drivers behind you

•Reduce your speed and leave more space between you and the vehicle in front to account for greater stopping distances – you will need TWICE your normal braking distance

•Look out for large or fast-moving vehicles creating spray which reduces visibility

•Listen out for local news bulletins to keep up-to-date with road closures, flooding and forecasts

•If you break down in torrential rain keep the bonnet closed while waiting for help to arrive, to avoid the electrical system getting soaked

•Driving too fast through standing water could lead to tyres losing contact with the road.  If your steering suddenly feels light you could be aquaplaning. To regain grip, ease off the accelerator, do not brake and allow your speed to reduce until you gain full control of the steering again

•Driving fast through deep water can cause serious and expensive damage

•Be considerate to other road users and try not to spray pedestrians and cyclists as you drive through water

 

02 December 2015

PCSO Dayton Hughes informed the meeting that the Neighbourhood Policing Team would conduct periodic checks in the area, and then should it be evident that there is a speeding issue that the mater could be past to the Roads Policing Unit.

PCSO Dayton Hughes explained the Community speed watch scheme will be set in the new year where 3 members of the public alongside police officers will help to conducted speed patrol checks in the local area. If caught going over the speed limit drivers will be issued a warning letter.

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 03 February 2016

Action

Alcohol related Crime has decreased within the ward in recent years however we as a team plan to target any issues pro-actively and hopefully prevent any issues from occurring. High visible patrolling in local hotspot areas is key throughout the 6 nation’s rugby tournament.

PCSO Dayton Hughes also stated that High visible patrols have been made at relevant times and locations. Licensing checks are being carried out regularly at licensed premises in the area and we will continue of work closely with local pub landlords.

Most licensed premises in the Amman Valley are subscribed to the Behave or Be Banned Scheme (BOBB) which has also had a significant impact on alcohol fuelled violent crime.

The Neighbourhood Policing Team have worked hard with this priority. We have fully supported #paulspledge which is an educational video made by a victim of alcohol fuelled violence. We have visited local rugby clubs, boxing clubs, youth clubs, schools and colleges supporting Paul with his campaign.

Crime statistics show that there has been a significant decrease in violent crime in Garnant 47% when compared to the previous year.

Crime prevention advice stalls have been arranged where officers will be attending Ysgol Y Bedol in Garnant, Ysgol Brynamman and the Black Mountain Centre both in Brynamman.

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This priority always be at the forefront of all Policing activities.

Local area: Cwmamman Road

Date agreed: 03 February 2016

Action

Police officers will be increasing their patrols throughout February to deter anti-social behaviour and crime as well as to offer reassurance and crime prevention advice to the community.

The vulnerable vehicle scheme, a scheme where we work in partnership with Carmarthenshire county council will be carried out by officers on Cwmamman road in the coming months.

 The vulnerable vehicle scheme saw neighbourhood policing officers target cars which were left unsecure or a window had been left open or valuables were left clearly on display inside.

 Between the period of 1st December 2015 and 10th January 2016 officers sent out a total of 120 letters to motorists who’d not left their vehicles safe and secure. By doing this we hope we have prevented vehicles being broken into and to educate more motorists regarding the danger of leaving their vehicle unsecure or displaying valuables.

 The message is always remember to keep your vehicles locked and secure and do not leave any valuables on display inside them.

 For more top crime prevention tips visit our website www.dyfed-powys.police.uk or follow us on twitter @DyfedPowys

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 02 March 2016

Action

The Neighbourhood policing team will be visiting key locations and conducting high visibility patrols within the area to provide crime prevention advice and reassurance.

For more top crime prevention tips visit our website www.dyfed-powys.police.uk or follow us on twitter @DyfedPowys

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 02 March 2016

Action

The Neighbourhood policing team will be working closely with trading standards to provide crime prevention advice.

We’re reminding homeowners to think about who is calling at their home before answering the door, and to stick to the following guidelines:

  • If in doubt, keep them out.
  • Don’t sign on the spot
  • Always ask for an identity card and look up the organisation to check the salesperson’s identity
  • Don't get taken in by sales banter or high pressure selling techniques.
  • Always shop around for the best price
  • Talk to someone you trust for a second opinion
  • Avoid handing over money before work is started.
  • Think very carefully before you agree to a trader starting any work straight away
  • Trust your instincts -  if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!
  • And finally ... it’s OK to say no. Remember it’s your doorstep and your decision. If you feel pressured for any reason ask the person to leave.

Anyone who has concerns in relation to rogue traders, cold callers or any suspicious activity at their home should contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 06 July 2016

Action

There have been some reports of off road motorcycles speeding through Grenig Road Glanmman heading towards Betws Mountain.

The meeting made this a priority for the Police to target.

The reason for this is that they felt it is very dangerous and asked that positive action be taken against anyone caught.

Anyone with information to help with this priority are encouraged to contact PCSO Dayton Hughes at Ammanford Police station on 101 or e-mail us at Dayton.Hughes@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk .

Local area: Cwmamman + Quarter Bach

Date agreed: 06 July 2016

Action

Our Trading Standards officers are joining forces with police to promote awareness throughout the community. Local OAP groups and other social groups will be visited. 

Updates

02 June 2016

PCSO Hughes has arranged to visit Cwmamman Community Centre on Thursday 14th April to give advice to a OAP group.

02 June 2016

Several Neighbourhood Watch areas have been started to raise awareness of Cold Callers

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 03 August 2016

Action

During the summer months there will be increased patrols along the Riverside Walk and local hotspots to target antisocial behaviour and littering. Any offences will then be dealt with by officers

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 03 August 2016

Action

We would like to remind the public the safe use of mobile phone apps when out in in public. Due to a number or recent incidents, local officers will speak with children and youths regarding the safe use of the recent ‘Pokemon Go’ app.

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 02 November 2016

Action

We have resently received complaints from members of the public on youths causing criminal damage in local parks in Glanamman and Garnant. Local officers are aware and an Increase of patrols will be conducted in all parks. Anyone caught causing criminal damage positive action will be taken. 

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 02 November 2016

Action

There have been some reports of motorcycles using the local footpath in last few weeks. The meeting made this a priority for the Police to target.

The reason for this is that they felt it is very dangerous and asked that positive action be taken against anyone caught.

Anyone with information to help with this priority are encouraged to contact PCSO Dayton Hughes at Ammanford Police station on 101 or e-mail us at Dayton.Hughes@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 02 November 2016

Action

During the Halloween and Bonfire period the local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be increasing high visibility patrols in the Cwmamman and surrounding areas to prevent anti-social behaviour and crime. 

Local Officers will also be visiting local schools to deliver a Halloween and Bonfire safety presentation in conjunction with Op Bang (Be A Nice Guy).

Local area: Cwmamman

Date agreed: 07 December 2016

Action

The meeting wanted the Neighbourhood Policing Team to fully promote the Dyfed Powys Police's Operation SANTA during December.

  1. With Christmas fast approaching we’ve launched our annual Operation SANTA (Safe and Nice to All). You can expect to see local officers out and about on the streets as we increase our patrols to keep your area safe over Christmas.
  2. Throughout December we will be giving you crime prevention advice on how to enjoy Christmas safely. For a daily dose of crime prevention advice, a behind the scenes look at policing during Christmas and a bit of festive fun, look out for our Facebook #OpSanta advent calendar on www.facebook.com/DPPPolice.
  3. For more top crime prevention tips follow us on twitter @DyfedPowys and @DPPAmmanford Use #OpSanta to join the conversation.

Local area: Tan y Gelli

Date agreed: 07 June 2017

Action

Police have received reports from members of the public in August PACT meeting regarding youths congregating in Tan y Gelli, and acting in an anti-social manner by means of shouting, swearing and being verbally abusive. Local neighbourhood policing officers will provide proactive foot and mobile patrols in order to identify and deal with any antisocial behaviour or offences being committed. Any individuals identified as acting in such a way will be dealt with accordingly.

Local area: Garnant/Glanamman

Date agreed: 04 January 2017

Action

Further incidents of motorcycles being driven along the Riverside Walk were reported to Police in April's PACT meeting, therefore it will remain a priority for the local neighbourhood policing officers. Riding a motorcycle on a public pathway is extremely dangerous, and could result in serious injury. It is also an offence to do so. The area will be proactively patrolled, and Police will take appropriate action against any identified offenders which could result in them receiving a warning, being reported for an offence, or have their motorcycle seized. Ammanford NPT would like to encourage members of the community to report any behaviour that is likely to cause danger to members of the public to the police.

Local area: Garnant/Glanamman

Date agreed: 04 January 2017

Action

Concerns have been raised at this month’s PACT meeting relating to youths misusing substances on the Riverside Walk. It is apparent that youths are consuming alcohol, butane gas, and other unknown substances on a regular basis in this location. Local Neighbourhood Policing officers will provide an increase in a policing presence on the Riverside Walk to not only identify and deal with offenders, but also deter such incidents occurring. Please contact Ammanford NPT on 101 if you have any information regarding this.

Local area: Garnant/Glanamman

Date agreed: 01 March 2017

Action

The Neighbourhood policing team will continue to target Motorcycles and substance misuse along the Riverside walk , for the month of March. Ammanford Neighbourhood policing team would like to encourage members of the community to report anything suspicious on 101.

Local area: Garnant/Glanamman

Date agreed: 03 August 2017

Action

 

  • High visible patrols in ASB ‘hotspots’

  • BOBB meetings

  • Engage with local licenced premises

  • Robust actions by Police

Concerns have been raised by attendees of the local PACT meeting about a potential rise in crime and anti-social behaviour in the local area due to the summer period, and would like this to remain a priority for August. Voluntary intoxication is not a valid defence and alcohol related crime and ASB will not be tolerated. The local policing team will take appropriate actions against individuals who are caught acting in such a manner.

Ammanford NPT would also like to remind local residents that Ammanford operates a Behave or Be Banned (BOBB) scheme which can give individuals who are arrested for an offence involving violence, disorder or anti-social behaviour a ban from entering all licenced premises enrolled on the scheme. The offence would have to occur inside the licenced premise or after leaving one. The police work alongside local authorities, including licencing and operators of licenced premises, to ensure the scheme is run effectively. The scheme aims to reduce and deter alcohol related crime and antisocial behaviour.

Local area: Garnant/Glanamman

Date agreed: 04 April 2018

Action

Local residents would like Police to monitor crime and ASB in Garnant/Glanamman. The local policing team will be carrying out visible foot and mobile patrols in the area, and will engage with members of the local community to help identify the person(s) responsible for committing crime or acting in an anti social way.

Ammanford NPT would like to encourage members of the public to report any incidents in this area by contacting Ammanford NPT on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Local Events

Surgeries

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 26 Sep 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 03 Oct 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 10 Oct 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 17 Oct 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 24 Oct 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 31 Oct 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 07 Nov 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 14 Nov 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 21 Nov 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 28 Nov 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 05 Dec 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant

Date / time: 12 Dec 2018 - 09:30

Description:

Come and speak with a member of the Local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Neighbourhood Meetings

Venue: Ysgol Y Bedol, Garnant.

Date / time: 03 Oct 2018 - 19:00

Description:

PACT (Partnerships and Communities Together) Meetings, first Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Partnerships and Communities Together (PACT) gives you the chance to influence local policing priorities in the area.

Venue: Bro Ryan Hall, Glanamman.

Date / time: 07 Nov 2018 - 19:00

Description:

PACT (Partnerships and Communities Together) Meetings, first Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Partnerships and Communities Together (PACT) gives you the chance to influence local policing priorities in the area.

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