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Wales Safer Communities Network

The latest Podcasts from Wales Safer Communities Network, exploring the broad topic of community safety in Wales with expert guests.

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Episode 4: Tackling racism and hate crime – The work of Victim Support in making Wales a kinder, more inclusive place to live

Welcome to our brand new podcast series exploring community safety in Wales.Our guest this week is Becca Rosenthal, Training and Engagement Officer for Dyfed Powys, Victim Support Cymru. In this episode, we talk about tackling hate crime and racism, exploring the work of Victim Support and how together we can make Wales a kinder, more inclusive place to live.Advice, support and additional information-If there is a crime in action or immediate threat to life dial 999-Victim Support Cymru https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help/support-near-you/wales/ -Victim Support: My Support Space https://www.mysupportspace.org.uk/ -Victim Support: Report Hate in Wales https://www.reporthate.victimsupport.org.uk/ -Victim Support https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/ -Victim Support: Contact the Supportline (24/7) for information and support in confidence over the phone and they’ll direct you to your nearest office. Call for free on 08 08 16 89 111-Hate hurts Wales https://gov.wales/hate-hurts-wales-Support the National Hate Crime Awareness Week 9-16 October 2021 https://twitter.com/victimsuppcymru -CALL Helpline Wales 0800 132 737 https://www.callhelpline.org.uk/ -Children and young people can contact:Fearless to report crime anonymouslyGangsline for free advice and support from ex-gang membersVictim Support if they've experienced crimeChildline can provide advice for children and young people-Modern Slavery Helpline 08000 121 700 https://www.modernslaveryhelpline.org/?language= -BAWSO https://bawso.org.uk/home/Human-Trafficking/-Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 https://crimestoppers-uk.org/ -Becca’s podcast recommendations: People, Just People by Dermot O'Leary https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/People-Just-People-Series-1-Podcast/B08DFTK8ZD Community Trigger Podcast Series by ASB Help https://asbhelp.co.uk/community-trigger-podcast-series/ -Corresponding Welsh language episode https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rhwydwaith-cymunedau-mwy-diogel-cymru/id1580571117?uo=4If you enjoyed this episode…Like, comment, subscribe, leave a review, and join in on the discussion via Twitter by tagging us @WalesSaferComms.Podcast Extra will be available once our website is live late September. For further information please get in touch with us at safercommunities@wlga.gov.uk.

26mins

27 Sep 2021

Rank #1

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Episode 3: Looking beyond the obvious – Safeguarding and community safety with British Transport Police

Welcome to our brand new podcast series exploring community safety in Wales.Our guest this week is Inspector Richard Powell, British Transport Police. In this episode, we talk about safeguarding and community safety, and protecting the vulnerable through collaborative working and looking beyond the obvious.Advice, support and additional information-If there is a crime in action or immediate threat to life dial 999.-Small Talk Saves Lives campaign https://www.samaritans.org/wales/support-us/campaign/small-talk-saves-lives/ -Samaritans Cymru 116123 https://www.samaritans.org/wales/samaritans-cymru/ -Mind Cymru 0300 123 3393 https://www.mind.org.uk/about-us/mind-cymru/ -CALL Helpline Wales 0800 132 737 https://www.callhelpline.org.uk/ -Rail Suicide Prevention https://railsuicideprevention.co.uk/ -BTP County Lines Taskforce https://www.btp.police.uk/news/btp/news/england/btp-county-lines-taskforce--its-role-results-and-efforts-to-tackle-gangs/ -BTP Child Sexual Exploitation https://www.btp.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/caa/child-abuse/child-sexual-exploitation/ -Barnardo’s https://www.barnardos.org.uk/ -Parents Against Child Exploitation https://paceuk.info/ -NSPCC https://www.nspcc.org.uk/ -Every Child Protected Against Trafficking UK https://www.ecpat.org.uk/ -Children and young people can contact:Fearless to report crime anonymouslyGangsline for free advice and support from ex-gang membersVictim Support if they've experienced crimeChildline can provide advice for children and young people-Modern Slavery Helpline 08000 121 700 https://www.modernslaveryhelpline.org/?language= -BAWSO https://bawso.org.uk/home/Human-Trafficking/-Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 https://crimestoppers-uk.org/campaigns-media/campaigns/sexual-harassment-on-the-railways-zero-tolerance -If you see or experience sexual harassment on any train or in any station you can text 61016 or you can call the railway’s sexual harassment line on 0800 783 0137-BTP Sexual Harassment – advice and information https://www.btp.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/sh/stalking-harassment/what-is-stalking-harassment/ -BTP Sexual Harassment – how to report stalking or harassment https://www.btp.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/sh/stalking-harassment/how-to-report-stalking-harassment/ -BTP Sexual Harassment – campaign page https://www.btp.police.uk/police-forces/british-transport-police/areas/campaigns/Sexual-Harassment/ -National Stalking Helpline https://www.suzylamplugh.org/pages/category/national-stalking-helpline -There is also support provided through the Child Safeguarding & Adult Safeguarding arrangements which are based within each Local Authority across Wales https://safeguarding.wales/ -Corresponding Welsh language episode https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rhwydwaith-cymunedau-mwy-diogel-cymru/id1580571117?uo=4If you enjoyed this episode…Like, comment, subscribe, leave a review, and join in on the discussion via Twitter by tagging us @WalesSaferComms.Podcast Extra will be available once our website is live late September. For further information please get in touch with us at safercommunities@wlga.gov.uk.

28mins

14 Sep 2021

Rank #2

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Episode 2: Speaking up! Exploring the public’s role in solving crime and the work of Crimestoppers with Ella Rabaiotti

Welcome to our brand new podcast series exploring community safety in Wales.Our guest this week is Ella Rabaiotti, Head of the Wales Safer Communities. In this episode, we talk about the public’s role in giving information about crime, barriers to coming forward, and how Crimestoppers helps people to speak up.Advice, support and additional information-Crimestoppers https://crimestoppers-uk.org/ -Fearless https://www.fearless.org/en-Crimestoppers Impact Report 2019/20 (p15) https://crimestoppers-uk.org/getmedia/368b792a-7690-43e2-870b-8fcad08455af/CST0023-002-Impact-Report-SH-final-WEB.pdf -The case of Callum Lees stabbed and murdered by James Artherley https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45896046 -The case of the so called “M25 rapist” https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43340239 -Taken: Hunting the Sex Traffickers https://www.channel4.com/programmes/taken-hunting-the-sex-traffickers-Layers of resistance: Understanding decision-making processes in relation to crime reporting (research referenced) https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0269758019827686 -Ella’s podcast recommendation – The Influencers with Chris Jones https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-influencers-with-chris-jones/id1501841700 -Corresponding Welsh language episode with Mr Mansel Jones https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rhwydwaith-cymunedau-mwy-diogel-cymru/id1580571117?uo=4-If you’ve witnessed or been the victim of crime, please report it to the Police. Call 101 or report it online depending on your region within Wales. In an emergency, call 999.- If you would like to give information about crime anonymously visit, Crimestoppers-uk.org or phone 0800 555 111.-If you’ve been affected by crime, you can access support from Victim Support, including via their free 24/7 national support line 08 08 16 89 111, or get support online https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/ If you enjoyed this episode…Like, comment, subscribe, leave a review, and join in on the discussion via Twitter by tagging us @WalesSaferComms.Podcast Extra will be available once our website is live late September. For further information please get in touch with us at safercommunities@wlga.gov.uk.

38mins

31 Aug 2021

Rank #3

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Episode 1: The evolving nature of community safety with Chris Davies, Chief Fire Officer

Welcome to the first episode of our brand new podcast exploring community safety in Wales. Our guest this week is Chris Davies QFSM MBA, Chief Fire Officer for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service. In this episode, we talk about Chris’ leadership vision for community safety and how he’s making that happen, both within his own organisation and wider – particularly through the use of innovation. Advice, support and additional informationMid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) website - https://www.mawwfire.gov.uk/eng/MAWWFRS Operation Dawns Glaw - https://www.mawwfire.gov.uk/eng/newsroom/current-campaigns/dawnsglaw/MAWWFRS community safety advice - https://www.mawwfire.gov.uk/eng/your-safety/in-your-community/Chris’ podcast recommendation – All Blacks Podcast with Dr Nic GillChris’ book recommendation – The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken If you enjoyed this episode…Like, comment, subscribe, leave a review, and join in on the discussion via Twitter by tagging us @WalesSaferComms.If you are a Welsh speaker, you might like to listen to the corresponding Welsh language episode with Dafydd Llywelyn, Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner.Podcast Extra will be available once our website is live late September. For further information please get in touch with us at safercommunities@wlga.gov.uk.

39mins

17 Aug 2021

Rank #4

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Domestic Abuse, Hate crime, Anti-social behaviour, Counter terrorism. These are just some of the important topics that involve hundreds of people working in partnership every day to keep communities in Wales safe.This is the SAFER COMMUNITIES PODCAST, a new audio series exploring the broad subject of community safety within Wales.

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3 Aug 2021

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