Felixstowe Town Council To Fund Resort’s Own PCSO

With police funding cut backs and the closing of Felixstowe Police Station the level of police presence in Felixstowe has become dire. Now the Town Council have decided to spend £68000 over two years to hire a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) from Suffolk Constabulary to put some sort of low level police presence back on the streets of our town. In 2015 two PCSO’s were … Continue reading Felixstowe Town Council To Fund Resort’s Own PCSO

Meeting Coming Up to Put Your Views On Policing In Felixstowe

Have you got issues round policing in the Felisxstowe area? Are there not enough police on the beat? Are there any noticeable problems now the local police station has closed? Well now is your chance to ask the man in charge. Each year the Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore, stages a series of public meetings across the county and the next meeting in Felixstowe is … Continue reading Meeting Coming Up to Put Your Views On Policing In Felixstowe

Counsil Proposals Set To End Free Parking In Felixstowe

With the continual cut backs in our police service there has inevitably been knock on effects in certain areas – and one of these could see the end of free car parks across east Suffolk – with council officials needing to raise £240,000 a year to offset the cost of taking on enforcement of yellow lines from the police. Suffolk Coastal, which along with other … Continue reading Counsil Proposals Set To End Free Parking In Felixstowe

Suffolk Police & Crime Commissioner’s Fund – Open For Applications Now

Does your group help vulnerable people who may be or are victims of crime, or help rehabilitate offenders? Do you work with young people tackling issues such as cyber bullying or substance misuse? Suffolk Community Foundation are pleased to announce the opening of the new Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioners Fund. Grants between £250 and £20,000 are available to support the work of voluntary and … Continue reading Suffolk Police & Crime Commissioner’s Fund – Open For Applications Now

Work Begins On Combining Police And Fire Stations In Felixstowe

Tim Passmore, Suffolk’s PCC and Suffolk County Council Cabinet Member for Public Protection, Cllr Matthew Hicks made a ceremonial start to works on Felixstowe’s new joint police and fire station in High Road West this week on Monday 24th October. They were joined by the Felixstowe Mayor, Jan Garfield; Fire Chief, Mark Hardingham and Chief Constable, Gareth Wilson along with staff from Brooks and Wood, the main contractor for the … Continue reading Work Begins On Combining Police And Fire Stations In Felixstowe

PCC and Chief Constable Announce Dates for Public Meetings

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore is staging his next series of public meetings across the county throughout the autumn and for Felixstowe its today. The PCC and the Chief Constable will be at the Town Hall this evening at 6.30pm to anwer any questions you might have about policing in Felixstowe in particular or Suffolk in general. This year, rather than staging a meeting in each of … Continue reading PCC and Chief Constable Announce Dates for Public Meetings