Community Safety

Last updated on: 06-Dec-2021

13. Useful Contacts

Community Safety Unit

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Anti-Social Behaviour

Kent Police

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  • Non-emergency: 101
  • If you are a Gravesham Council Housing tenant you may wish to contact your Housing Officer.

Choices (formerly North Kent Women's Aid)

Confidential support and practical advice for those experiencing or concerned about domestic abuse.

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Citizens Advice Bureau

Advice on a range of issues including legal, financial, debt management matters.

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  • Service is available in the Gateway (Civic Centre, Gravesend)
    • Monday, Tuesday and Friday 9.30am-1pm.
    • You will need to book an appointment – please complete a booking form at the Reception Desk at the Civic Centre.

Crimestoppers

To report any information regarding crime – details can be provided anonymously.

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Change, Grow, Live (CGL) (West Kent Recovery Service)

Information, advice and treatment services for those experiencing problems with alcohol or drug dependency.

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Fly-tipping

We are only able to clear rubbish dumped on our own land. We can also clear household items such as black sacks and furniture from public pavements. If rubbish has been dumped on private land, including alleys, then it's up to the land owner to clear it and if the fly-tipping is hazardous then you'll need to speak to the Environment Agency on 03708 506 506.

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  • Please use our online form to report fly-tipping to us. Once you have submitted your report, an officer from the Environmental Enforcement Team will assess the location within five working days.

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  • 01474 337000

Hate Crime Reporting Line

To report any incidents where you or someone you know is being bullied or harassed because of their race, religion, disability, sexuality or gender identity call Kent Police.

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  • Emergency: 999
  • Non-emergency: 101

Highways (Kent County Council)

To report traffic lights, potholes, street lighting, road signs, road works, flooding and obstructions on the highway.

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Kent Equality Cohesion Council

Confidential advice and support on a range of diversity issues including faith, disability, sexual orientation, age and gender; community development, outreach and cohesion projects.

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Kent Fire and Rescue Service

For advice and information on any aspects of fire safety and home fire safety assessments.

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Kent Police

To find out information about crime in your area, your local officers and meetings, please use the Kent Police website.

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Licensing Team (Gravesham Borough Council)

Licensing of taxis and private hire operations; issuing of licences under the Licensing Act 2003; projects/campaigns to promote responsible sales of alcohol.

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Noise nuisance (Gravesham Borough Council)

To report persistent problems about excessive noise, for example, noisy parties, loud music,  that is affecting you/your family.

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  • 01474 337000

Police and Crime Commissioner's Office

Elected PCC for Kent who works with Kent Police, Local Authorities and a range of agencies to reduce crime and improve community safety.

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Road Safety (Kent County Council)

For information on a range of projects delivered to raise awareness and educate on all aspects of road safety for both pedestrians and drivers.

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Trading Standards (Kent County Council)

Advice and information for both consumers and businesses regarding sales of products and provision of services to ensure compliance with legislation.

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