photos: Highbridge police pod celebrates first birthday!
were celebrations in Highbridge on Tuesday (April 6th) when the
town's successful police pod marked its first year of operation.
police officers, members of the blood bikes team, a county councillor
and Homes in Sedgemoor were just a few of the agencies who attended
the celebratory party outside Highbridge's Asda store.
Roger Tolley and Highbridge's County Councillor John Woodman were
joined by local residents and 'PC Panda' to mark the milestone
on Tuesday afternoon, as pictured here.
last April, the pod has had a successful year, providing information,
advice and help on a range of subjects.
have made enquiries about their local Neighbourhood Watch Schemes,
PACT meetings and local Dreamscheme events. Staff and residents
have also been able to discuss Community SpeedWatch issues and
officers have also been on hand to give advice on Crime Reduction.
Gill Bawler told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The beat team are absolutely
thrilled with the positive impact the pod has had on our community
and would like to thank the volunteers for all the hard work and
dedication they have shown in helping us make the Pod a success."