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Police and Crime Commissioner drop-in surgery on 26th October

Tue 24 Oct '17, 14:33
By John Smith
Police and Crime Commissioner drop-in surgery on 26th October

Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens will be visiting Wincanton on Thursday 26th October 2017. She'll be hosting an informal public drop-in at the Balsam Centre.

Police Raid Wincanton Industrial Unit in Search of Drugs UPDATED

Sun 12 Oct '14, 12:10
By John Smith
Police Raid Wincanton Industrial Unit in Search of Drugs <small style='color: red;'>UPDATED</small>

Avon & Somerset Police raided an industrial unit on the Bennetts Field Trading Estate, Wincanton, on Thursday 25th September, discovering around 100 cannabis plants.

Wincanton PCSO's New Beat Surgery - A Fresh Approach to Community Policing

Tue 10 Dec '13, 13:04
By John Smith
Wincanton PCSO's New Beat Surgery - A Fresh Approach to Community Policing

Local policing can be a sensitive subject in any conversation. However our local PCSOs are trying to take a fresh approach by working smart to reach out to the wider community. Weekly beat surgeries will take place at our Morrisons store.

Large Number of Templecombe Sheep Killed in Animal Attack

Fri 15 Nov '13, 14:48
By John Winfield
Large Number of Templecombe Sheep Killed in Animal Attack

Owners of land at Temple Lane in Templecombe were shocked and horrified when they discovered a large number of their sheep dead or dying on the morning of Tuesday 12th November 2013. Police are appealing for information.

Licensees Club Together for Castle Cary Pubwatch Scheme

Fri 4 May '12, 11:34
By Dan Arthur
Licensees Club Together for Castle Cary Pubwatch Scheme

Licensees in Castle Cary have joined together with the support of the local police to help reduce crime and alcohol related disorder within the town.

PCSOs Teach Youngsters About The Consequences Of Crime

Mon 16 Apr '12, 13:06
By Daniel Arthur
PCSOs Teach Youngsters About The Consequences Of Crime

As part of a force-wide initiative within Avon and Somerset pupils at primary schools in Castle Cary and Bruton have received lessons from the police about the consequences of breaking the law.

Police "Sheducation" Evening Helps Protect Garden Property

Wed 4 Apr '12, 17:50
By Mandy Forsey
Police "Sheducation" Evening Helps Protect Garden Property

On Thursday 29th March 2012 Wincanton police community support officers presented a "Sheducation" themed crime reduction evening which aimed to help local residents keep their garden property safe.

Schools' Community Project Returns

Mon 12 Dec '11, 15:33
By Daniel Arthur
Schools' Community Project Returns

Police Community Support Officer(PCSO) Dan Arthur from the Castle Cary Neighbourhood Policing team this week returned to Ansford Academy to run the second 'Parents and Children Together' evening.

Police Beat Team Promotes Winter Road Safety

Fri 25 Nov '11, 14:57
By PCSO Dan Arthur
Police Beat Team Promotes Winter Road Safety

Following the recent clock change and the evenings becoming darker earlier, officers from the Castle Cary Neighbourhood Beat Team have been out promoting winter road safety with local children.

Unfair Labelling of New Barns Says Wincanton PCSO

Fri 21 Oct '11, 11:48
By PCSO Jenny Maynard
Unfair Labelling of New Barns Says Wincanton PCSO

Jenny Maynard, writing on behalf of our Neighbourhood Policing Team speaks out against some myths, rumours and remarks which have been doing the rounds and makes clear the facts about local crime.

Castle Cary Community Police Go Back To School

Tue 18 Oct '11, 16:10
By Daniel Arthur

Officers from the Castle Cary Neighbourhood Policing team go back to school on Thursday 20th October 2011 as part of a pilot community project aimed at building rapport and engaging with local parents and students.

PCSO Jenny Maynard Reports Back

Mon 21 Feb '11, 12:22
By Jenny Maynard
PCSO Jenny Maynard Reports Back

PCSO Jenny Maynard has been busy in the schools and reports on parking and anti-social behaviour.

Community Policing Hits the Road to Keep Kids Safe

Tue 2 Nov '10, 16:28
By Western Gazette
Community Policing Hits the Road to Keep Kids Safe

Schoolchildren in Wincanton have been put through their paces by a police community support officer during a month-long cycle safety course. The Rightrack Training Course took place for year five and six pupils at Wincanton Primary School where they received valuable lessons in road safety before it concluded last week.

The Work of a Police Officer

Thu 28 Jan '10, 22:05
By PC Andrew Brown
The Work of a Police Officer

PC Andrew Brown, Wincanton Beat Manager, talks about his job.

Jenny Maynard, PCSO (Police Community Support Officer)

Mon 23 Nov '09, 16:20
By Jenny Maynard
Jenny Maynard, PCSO (Police Community Support Officer)

For the last two and a half years the cheerful face of Jenny Maynard had become well known around Wincanton. Here she describes just what her job entails.

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