Community safety events to be held across Northamptonshire as part of ‘robust’ policing operation

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Violence-prevention advice will be given at a s eries of community events organised by Northaptonshire Police.

As part of Opetation Limit, intensive policing acitivity has taken place across Northamptonshire throughout February aimed at cracking down on violent cime in the county.

The month will be rounded off by a high-impact weekend, with more robust policing activity taking place.

On Friday this week (February 27) there are a number of community events taking place where violence-prevention advice will be given.

7pm - Women’s Safety Talks at the following locations:

• Kingswood Neighbourhood Centre, Corby

• Redwood Leisure Centre, Barnwell Road, Wellingborough

• Heritage Church, Park Road, Rushden

• Abbey Centre, Market Square Daventry.

These will all include presentations from police officers around safety, tailored to women. There will be free advice leaflets and safety items given away at the event. Officers will also be available to speak to people on a one-to-one basis.

9am -11.30am Community event – Corby Cube

A roadshow focused on violence, where safety information will be distributed, with officers available to give help and advice.

12.30pm to 2.30pm - Community event, Kettering Newlands Centre

As above

7pm Kingswood Community Centre – Event focused on general safety and violence prevention. Safety packs will be available, with officers on-hand to give advice.

3pm onwards Odeon Cinema, Kettering

Officers will be at the Odeon cinema speaking to members of the public and offering crime-prevention and violence prevention advice.