Frank Little

Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for Bryncoch South, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Learn more

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Shed Burglaries British summer time is official here with the onset of the warm weather to come, remember to pay extra attention to shed and outer houses security · How secure is your shed or garage – are the locks and windows in good repair? · Remember to always lock your shed and garage. · […]

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Metal theft

by franklittle on 13 December, 2011

At last night’s meeting of Blaenhonddan Community Council, Cllr. Peter Hunter raised, under the “police matters” agenda item, the subject of metal theft. He had been told at a meeting of Catwg Primary’s governors’ finance committee that lead had been taken from a roof at the school. Regular readers will also remember the dangerous incident […]

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Apologies

by franklittle on 7 September, 2010

Because of a breakdown in communications, I was unaware of tonight’s PACT meeting until long after it had started. I have asked the PCSOs to update me on matters raised affecting Cadoxton.

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Distraction burglaries

by franklittle on 3 September, 2010

Police in Neath Port Talbot are warning householders to be on their guard against distraction burglaries, and are also requesting information about two suspects. They are investigating two crimes which occurred last month, and which are being linked to a number of suspicious incidents across the South Wales force yesterday. An incident was reported at […]

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PACT issues

by franklittle on 18 August, 2010

PCSO Sally Thomas reminds me that she has been carrying out speed gun investigations as a result of the last PACT meeting. There are more details on the ourbobby website. I’m sorry that illness prevented me from attending the last two PACT meetings. Otherwise, I could have told concerned citizens that extending parking restrictions in […]

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A warning from the Charity Commission

by franklittle on 11 July, 2010

  7 June 2010 PR 36/10 Commission warns of bogus telephone calls   The Charity Commission has been made aware of a scam involving people being telephoned by individuals claiming to represent the Charity Commission. In the phone calls these individuals claim to be from the “debt collection department” of the Commission and they demand payments […]

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Alcohol abuse by the young

by franklittle on 16 June, 2009

Alcohol abuse is the next “task-and-finish” project to be tackled by Neath Port Talbot’s Social Services Health and Housing Scrutiny Committee. A reminder of this comes from a report in today’s Daily Post (the equivalent of the Western Mail in North Wales) that there has been a large rise in the number of mid-teens girls […]

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MEP profiles: part 3

by franklittle on 2 June, 2009

Tackling Cross-Border Crime Bill Newton Dunn (East Midlands) is campaigning to address cross border crime, including smuggling of drugs and illegal immigrants, through allocating power and budgets for a limited number of police to take on the international gangs. Championing Human Rights Emma Nicholson (South East) has fought for human rights across the Middle East […]

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Dial 101 for non-urgent reports

by franklittle on 15 April, 2009

Following its success in Cardiff, the 101 facility has been rolled out throughout Wales. The Labour government having withdrawn central funding, the police authorities are bearing the cost, but it is to be hoped that a more equitable funding arrangement can be arrived at. After all, it is not only police time which will be […]

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Cyber bullying and other misuses of the Web

by franklittle on 21 March, 2009

Last Thursday, I joined chairman of the school governors, Bryn John, and a group of parents for an ITC-related evening at Catwg school. PC Mark Harris, schools liaison officer, gave a talk, illustrated by a DVD from CEOP about the dangers of sexual predators on the Internet and other ways in which children could be […]

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