Safer Stronger Event

Local residents encouraged to take part in Leftwich ‘Safer Stronger’ Event

Cheshire West and Chester Council and its partners are inviting local residents and businesses to take part in a three-day ‘Safer Stronger’ community event in Leftwich.

Taking place from Thursday, July 14 to Saturday, July 16, the event will look to tackle local issues surrounding the safety and quality of life of people in the area.  

The area will benefit from increased policing and Community Safety Warden patrols while environmental cleanups to be undertaken by the council’s Streetscene in areas that have been highlighted as needing improvements.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue, Community Safety Wardens and local PCSO’s will also be attending local schools sharing information about the negative impact that Anti Social Behaviour and crime has on the local community.

Local Member for Davenham and Moulton Councillor Helen Weltman, said: “I am pleased that Leftwich has been chosen to host one of the tremendously successful Safer Stronger events and we are now looking for local people and businesses to really get involved and share their views about their area.

“Not only will this vastly improve Leftwich visually but we hope to address more long term issues and look at possible solutions through showcasing the authority’s partnership approach with organisations including the Police and Fire.

“I would encourage anyone who lives in the area to get involved with the project.”

The DVLA will be visiting the area as part of issues raised by local residents in relation to untaxed vehicles, as part of these visit the DVLA will have the power to clamp vehicles. We would urge all residents to ensure that the vehicles are taxed and to a road worthy standard.

Emmanuel Church on Old Hall Road will host a community day on Saturday July 16 where fun interactive activities on offer, including access to free use of MC’ing decks to make tunes. The workshop will be run by DJ Mike James. The workshop is organised by DAN.

Information on how to access training and further education courses, healthy living information, practical conservation crafts, and agencies including Groundwork - who will be on hand to give information to local residents on how to grow vegetables - will also be available.

Crime prevention advice will be on offer along with practical information on how to reduce the risk of risks within your home.

The events aim to improve your area and we would encourage all local residents and businesses to come along and get involved with what is on offer. If you would like more information on the event please contact Joanne Byrne on 01244 973 941 or