boost for Highbridge CCTV camera project
to introduce a new CCTV camera in the centre of Highbridge have
been given a boost this week following the donation of £3,000
to the project.
County Councillor John Woodman and Jason Adams, Chairman of Highbridge's
Local Action Team, handed over the money, from Somerset County
Council's Community Fund, to Sgt Ian Kennett, as pictured.
new CCTV camera will be sited in Bank Street and others are planned
in the town in the future. A separate camera to automatically
record number plates of passing vehicles, to identify stolen cars,
is also being considered.
Woodman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I'm
very happy to support the introduction of a new camera in Highbridge
and hope it helps to keep the town safe. We want to sor
word will spread in the criminal community that Highbridge is
not a place to come to."
this week, the town council voted unanimously to give £2,000
from the council's financial reserves to the project.