Community safety news

Council issues water safety warning ahead of the half-term holidays

Published on Wednesday, 22nd May 2024

With the school half-term holidays just around the corner, Hartlepool Borough Council has issued some important water safety advice to help people stay safe if they head to the town's beaches.

  • Property Closure Order aims to stamp out drug dealing in Hartlepool

    Published on Friday, 24th March 2023

    Community safety officials in Hartlepool have successfully secured a Closure Order on a property in an attempt to tackle its use as a base for drug dealing, associated crime and anti-social behaviour

  • Residents reminded of beach safety

    Published on Wednesday, 7th July 2021

    As the summer season continues and with lockdown restrictions set to be eased, residents and visitors are being urged to take care near the water when visiting Hartlepool’s beaches.

  • Act early and save lives from terrorism

    Published on Wednesday, 18th November 2020

    People in Hartlepool who are worried that a friend or loved one may be at risk of being radicalised are being urged to ‘act early’ and get help from a new national website.

  • Lights against crime

    Published on Wednesday, 30th October 2019

    Householders in Hartlepool are being urged to take extra steps to safeguard their properties now that the clocks have gone back.

  • Day of Action targets Oxford Road area

    Published on Friday, 25th October 2019

    A multi-agency Day of Action is to be held in the Oxford Road area of Hartlepool to tackle a wide range of crime, anti-social behaviour and environmental issues.

  • Don’t be a victim of crime this summer

    Published on Monday, 29th July 2019

    Hartlepool Community Safety Team’s Victim Services Officer Jane Munden is offering summertime crime prevention advice at a series of free drop-in events over the coming weeks.

  • Free battery replacement for your door and window alarms

    Published on Friday, 22nd March 2019

    Residents in Hartlepool can now have the batteries in their door and window alarms replaced for free thanks to a new initiative.

  • Community Safety Team celebrates first birthday

    Published on Friday, 8th March 2019

    A multi-agency partnership working together to tackle crime in Hartlepool is celebrating its first birthday.

  • Important safety notice issued by Hartlepool Borough Council

    Published on Tuesday, 27th November 2018

    Product Recall: Home Hire Vertical Sunbeds. Supplied by Carlton Leisure Ltd trading as Golden Brown Sunbeds, Murray Street, Hartlepool.

  • Day of Action declared success in the town

    Published on Friday, 7th September 2018

    A recent multi-agency “Day of Action” has been hailed a success in the town.

  • Be fire safe this half term

    Published on Friday, 25th May 2018

    Cleveland Fire Brigade are asking people to take extra care and be vigilant during the half term break to avoid deliberate fires and lives being put at risk.

  • Library closures

    Published on Thursday, 1st March 2018

    DUE to the severe weather conditions, this page will be updated as and when our Community Hubs and libraries inform us of early closures and late openings.

  • Keep warm and well

    Published on Monday, 26th February 2018

    The Met Office has predicted severe cold weather, icy conditions and heavy snow over the next six days.

  • Register your appliance for a safer home

    Published on Tuesday, 16th January 2018

    Hartlepool residents can improve their home safety by registering fridges, freezers and washing machines.

  • Council staff receive life-saving training

    Published on Thursday, 14th September 2017

    STAFF at the Council-owned Centre for Independent Living (CIL) have been brought up to speed with life-saving technology following the recent installation of a defibrillator at the centre.