We stand together in Gwent

In his latest bi-monthly blog, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, highlights the efforts by Gwent Police and his office to tackle and raise awareness of hate crime; discusses his plans for the police estate and his determination to ensure the Chief Constable has the resources required to maintain visible policing within our communities . . . “Hate Crime Awareness Week (October 14 – 21) provided an opportunity for both Gwent Police and my office to promote community cohesion and solidarity and to work with our…

10 Driving Laws You’ve Probably Already Broken

We’re not asking ‘have you broken any of these rules?’ It’s more a case of ‘how many?’ Maybe you’re not quite as good a driver as you had thought. RegTransfers published a list containing numerous different ways in which motorists have been punished for crimes they didn’t necessarily know they had committed. Here are 10 of the most peculiar rules that people are commonly breaking. Driving too slowly While speeding is obviously irresponsible, there are a number of motorists that mistakenly believe they can go as slow as they like. If…

The Pointy Finger – Off Road Motorbikes

FAO: Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner. Good morning Mr Cuthbert, I write openly in regards to nuisance off-road motorbikes in the Newport area. I enclose below a freedom of information request returned to me yesterday from Gwent Police. There were a total of 869 phone calls made to Gwent Police (year-to-date) relating to nuisance off-road motorbikes. 20 motorbikes have been confiscated in this time period, although they are returned after a payment of £150 is made. I am slightly puzzled as to why the Police are not pressing charges against…