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Lively discussion at PFCC’s Braintree public meeting heralds Monday event in Southend

Posted November 23rd 2023

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Roger Hirst, chaired a lively discussion at the PFCC’s Braintree public meeting last night.

Among the topics discussed were prosecution of speeding motorists and county fire service cover in rural areas.

Mr Hirst was joined on the panel by Chief Inspector Martin Richards of Essex Police, Cllr Mary Cunningham, Chair of Braintree Community Safety Partnership (CSP), and Group Manager Steve Wintrip of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service.

On Monday 27th November all residents and businesses from across the whole of Southend district are invited to find out more about crime and community safety in the district at the next PFCC public meeting.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to put their questions and concerns to a panel including the PFCC and Chief Insp Jo Collins, district commander, Group Manager Justin Benson-Ryal of ECFRS and Simon Ford, Head of Community Safety at Southend Council.

The meeting will take place at on Monday 27th November at Leigh Community Centre, 71-73 Elm Rd, Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, SS9 1SP from 7pm to 8pm.  All residents of Southend district are invited.

Roger Hirst said: “Our public meetings are a great way to hear directly from local communities about any concerns they might have or issues they are experiencing.”

“The meetings are also a great opportunity for us to brief residents on how we are working together with a range of partners to achieve the priorities in both our Police and Crime Plan and Fire and Rescue Plan.”

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