Mead Vale CCTV plans underway

PLANS are well underway to install CCTV cameras in Mead Vale.

PLANS are well underway to install CCTV cameras in Mead Vale.

South Worle councillor Chris Howell is leading calls for the equipment to be put in to protect the community from gangs of yobs.

The Liberal Democrat councillor says he has had several complaints from residents about antisocial behaviour and vandalism in the area and it is time for action to be taken.

Cllr Howell says he has sought funding for the cameras, which could cost up to £20,000 and is looking into getting grants to help with the costs.


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He says residents should have an update as to whether the initiative will go ahead in the next couple of weeks.

He said: "Putting a camera on the corner of Nightingale Close means the police's job will be made easier and it will also be the right spot to focus on both the shops and the bus shelter.

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"At the moment I haven't been told whether it will go ahead or not but I have been seeking out the right quotes for the cost of the equipment to try and make progress.

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