Day of action brings community together in Northallerton
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Residents in Northallerton are being invited to take part in a community action day, to help make the town an even better place to live.
North Yorkshire Police, Broadacres Housing Association and Northallerton Town Council have joined together and invited other agencies to ensure that the community can come to get advice from a large one stop shop within the Town Hall at Northallerton from 10pm to 4pm.
This includes the younger generation who are welcome to attend as their voice matters for the future.
They are also urging residents to share their views, which will help shape how services are delivered in the town and surrounding areas over the next 12 months.
Police and other organisations will also be taking part in high visibility walk arounds with visits to residents who need help.
Services on offer to residents include:
A chance for residents to meet their police teams and others who provide local services and talk about issues affecting them.
Crime prevention advice and advice on how the community can help police address antisocial behaviour.
Wellbeing visits to vulnerable residents, including those who may find it harder to attend the event in person.
A tidy-up of estates, with skips provided by Broadacres.
Advice on warm space initiatives, to help cut the cost of heating your home.
Financial advice available in Northallerton Town Hall.
Free refreshments are available throughout the day to anyone visiting the event.
Organisations taking part in the day include North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, North Yorkshire Horizons, Northallerton Town Council, Citizens Advice, Trading Standards, MIND, as well as North Yorkshire Police and Broadacres.
Acting Inspector Chris Hughes of the Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “The services into the heart of Northallerton Community is a day that hasn’t been done in Northallerton and is going to be a large event.
“We want to listen to what residents are saying and be able to give them guidance and support to access the services they need, including the most vulnerable in the community. The day is about building community relationships, making a positive difference and gaining further insights into what matters to the people of Northallerton.
“Our commitment is that the feedback from residents will then influence our services and priorities over the next 12 months.”