A SERIES of events was held in Blacon during its Impact Week to make the area a better and safer place to live.
The event tackled crime, grime and environmental issues, as well as anti-social behaviour, under-age drinking and the use of mini-motorbikes.
Cheshire County Council community safety officer Jane Makin said: “Impact weeks allow agencies to channel their focus on a small geographic area for a concentrated period of time allowing community members to actually see a difference to their local community.
“Chester’s first No Cold Calling Zone was launched during the Impact Week, empowering local residents with the knowledge to say no to bogus traders and not answer the door to cold callers.”
Chair of Blacon Community Safety Partnership John Price said: “These events are very popular with residents; they make a significant contribution to community safety and improve the local environment.
“The anti-criminal damage message will be reinforced by professionals in local schools.”
For more information about Impact Week or to suggest future projects contact Jane Makin on 01244 973464.