Influencing Safety in Prestwood
At the recent Thames Valley Police Chiltern & South Bucks LPA Commander’s Awards Ceremony at Taplow House Hotel, the Prestwood Community Speed Watch volunteers received a commendation and several of them attended to collect it from the TVP Area Commander, Supt Yvette Hitch, and the High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire.
The citation reads:
“Awarded to the Prestwood Community Speedwatch volunteers who are commended for their ongoing commitment to their local community, making the roads safer for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers, and supporting the development of new Community Speed Watch schemes in the area.”
In 2008, three priority issues of concern were identified by Prestwood residents to Thames Valley Community Police via The Misbourne Neighbourhood Action Group – speeding, anti-social behaviour and parking. The local NAG, under the chairmanship of Reverend Deiniol Heywood, supported proposals for the pedestrian crossing near the Co-op, better security for the Hazell Road flats and organised volunteer usage of Community Speedwatch (CSW) equipment locally. Continue reading Community Speedwatch team commended