News Room

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

This week my office has been visiting towns across Gwent to raise awareness of the many types of abuse that affect older people.

Meeting Blaenavon’s Heddlu Bach

It was a pleasure to visit Blaenavon Heritage School recently to meet with the school’s Heddlu Bach unit.

Youf Gang takes on assault course for charity

Congratulations to the Shaftesbury Youth Gang, which took on a five kilometre inflatable assault course for charity on the weekend.

Cwmbran Big Event

My team partnered with Gwent Police for the return of the Cwmbran Big Event on the weekend.

Celebrating the Jubilee

I was delighted to be able to contribute some funding to allow a number of community organisations to put on events that brought people together for the Jubilee last week.

Chief Constable recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Chief Constable Pam Kelly has been recognised with a Queen’s Police Medal as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2022.

Senghenydd Youth Drop-In Centre open day

The Senghenydd Youth Drop-In Centre in Caerphilly held an open day this week to offer young people somewhere to go during the half term.

New league tables show how quickly police forces answer 999...

The time it takes each police force in the UK to answer emergency 999 calls has been published for the first time ever, in a bid to further improve the speed of the service...

Residents asked for their views on 101 and 999 services

Residents in Gwent are being asked to share their experiences of the 101 and 999 services, as well as preferences for future modes of contact.

Assaults on emergency workers rise

I am disgusted to see that assaults on emergency service workers have risen over the last year.

Violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence...

The Welsh Government has launched a new strategy for tackling violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence (VAWDASV) in Wales until 2026.

Gwent charity opens new base to support local residents

The Helping Caring Team, which supports the homeless and other vulnerable people across Gwent, has opened a new base in Blackwood town centre backed by money from the Gwent...