Ask Angela

A new discreet initiative has been launched in Gloucester to help anyone on a night out whose date is not going well and they need assistance.

Street Begging in City Centre

Increasing complaints from residents and businesses about street begging in Gloucester city centre prompted Gloucester City Council to develop a "Safe and Attractive Street Policy" to provide an "engage, support, enforce" plan to address the issue.

Preventing Terrorism and Radicalisation

Terrorism can occur anywhere in the world with atrocities carried out in support of various ideologies. If you see or hear something that could be terrorist related, trust your instincts and call the confidential Anti-Terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321.

Knife Crime Concerns

Following several knife crime incidents, residents in Gloucester came together to join in the conversation - how can we create a Gloucester where everyone feels safe?

Forced Marriage, Honour Based Violence, Female Genital Mutilation Conference

A forced marriage is where one or both people do not (or in cases of people with learning disabilities cannot) consent to the marriage and pressure or abuse is used. It is an appalling and indefensible practice and is recognised in the UK as a form of violence against women and men, domestic/child abuse and a serious abuse of human rights.

Gloucester Best Bar None 2016

Best Bar None came back to Gloucester for the second year. Following the success of 2015, the awards ceremony in January 2017, saw 18 premises become accredited to the National Best Bar None standard.

Domestic Violence

The cross government definition of domestic abuse is any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over, who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality. the abuse can encompass but not limited to psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional.

Project Argus

Project Argus is a multi media terrorist attack simulation allowing you to make decisions about what you, your staff and your business need to do in helping to prevent and survive a terrorist attack

Best Bar None - Raising the Bar 2015

Best Bar None - the Oscars of Licensed Premises comes to Gloucester!

Best Bar None, the national award scheme for alcohol licensed premises has enjoyed its first awards ceremony in Gloucester. Best Bar None aims to develop a safe haven in which consumers can enjoy the licensed trade in a responsible manner and reward those premises that have made progress in achieving that.

Positive Ticket Scheme

A NEW initiative is being launched in Gloucester by Gloucestershire Police, Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning and Safer Gloucester to encourage young people to play a more positive role in their community.

Hello Gloucester!

Hello Gloucester is a ten year partnership between six key partners in the City who have committed long term to sharing resources and joint working in order to get more involved with communities across the City.

Gloucestershire Youth Mini Bike Project

The Gloucestershire Youth Mini Bike Project provides young people in Gloucester with a safe environment to learn about road safety and the legal aspects of riding mini bikes. The project runs monthly training sessions between 11am and 1pm at Unit 6, Mill Place, Bristol Road, Gloucester.

Police and Community Cards

Year 6 students in Barton and Tredworth Schools are competing to collect stickers from selected community members and local Police Officers in order to win a reward for their whole class! $0

Gloucester City Safe

Gloucester City Safe is a not for profit Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) formed by members of the Business Community with the sole intention of facilitating the reduction of crime, disorder and anti-social behaviour.


Safer Gloucester provides advice and information on shed and garden security, including tools and methods of securing your shed and using defensive planting

Alcohol Awareness Week 2013

Alcohol Awareness Week this year is from the 18th to the 24th November 2013. Safer Gloucester will be in King's Walk on the 21st November from 9am-5pm and on the 22nd November, in King's Square from 8pm-midnight, to raise awarenness about safe alcohol use.

Operation Switch

Safer Gloucester has launched Operation Switch to prevent the rise of house burglaries due to the darker evenings. Learn how to protect your home as the nights draw in.

Avenger Task Force

The Avenger Task Force is a multi agency team set up to tackle youth violence and gang culture in Gloucester


NightSafe is Safer Gloucester's multi agency group working to ensure that residents and visitors to the city centre on a Friday and Saturday night are and feel safe.

Paws on Patrol!

Calling all dog owners in Gloucester - keep your eyes and ears open for Safer Gloucester’s Paws on Patrol!

Have a Safe Christmas

Safer Gloucester want to prevent burglaries increasing across the City this Christmas. Safer Gloucester's Crime Reduction group has devised a Christmas Card that the Police will be delivering to any houses that have Christmas presents on show and therefore may be a target to burglars.

Supporting People in Abusive Relationships

Safer Gloucester is promoting the production of a directory outlining the services that are available to help and support victims of domestic abuse. 

Burglary Made Hard

Most burglaries are committed by opportunist thieves. Homes or businesses that are not properly secured are easy targets, and in many cases burglaries could be easily avoided by following a few security tips.

Skin Deep

Many young people do not realise how getting involved with gang culture can significantly affect their future. Carrying a weapon is a serious offence, with serious penalties. If you carry a knife you're 65% more likely to get stabbed yourself. Don't risk it.

Gloucester Youth’s Got Talent

Safer Gloucester Partnership hosted “Gloucester Youth’s Got Talent” at the Gloucester Guildhall on Friday November 5th 2010 where contestants competed for an iPod touch, five hours in a recording studio and a camcorder.


Halloween posters warning off unwelcome trick or treat callers are now available.

Alcohol Awareness Quiz

The Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership ran an alcohol awareness quiz to help to raise awareness of the issues of misusing alcohol. The competition is closed now but see below to test your knowledge with the answers.

Forest & Gloucester Hate Crime & Incident Action Group

The Forest of Dean and Gloucester CSPs have joined together to form the Forest & Gloucester Hate Crime & Incident Action Group. It is a member of the Gloucestershire Hate Crime & Incident Strategic Group.

Street Pastors

Gloucester Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership are supporting Street pastors who are walking the streets of Gloucester city centre from Friday February 5th 2010 at night, to offer a reassuring presence to those out and about.

Increase the Peace

Talented young people from Star 66 youth club have joined some local stars to make a top quality CD of urban music.

Mini Moto Enforcement Campaign

In the summer of 2006, the Home Office Respect Taskforce provided funding for Gloucester CDRP to participate in a National Enforcement Campaign to stop the illegal and dangerous use of mini motos.

Press Releases


Paws on Patrol, they'll be there on the double

Safer Gloucester will be bringing Paws on Patrol back to Gloucester Park on 20th May 2017 to celebrate the success of the scheme.


Best Bar None Awards Ceremony 2017

Gloucester's second Best Bar None Awards Ceremony to take place on 17th January

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