Community Comes Together to Make Women Feel Safer in Swansea

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Community Comes Together to Make Women Feel Safer in Swansea
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COMMUNITY comes together to make women feel safer in Swansea after a recent spate of sexual assaults and stalking incidents.

The Swansea community has come together after a recent series of incidents which has included women being stalked and threats of torture along with one case of a man sexually assaulting two girls and 10 women in the space of only two days in the Singleton area.

Oliver Smith was arrested for the Singleton assaults and is due to appear in court shortly. This along with tragic killing of Sarah Everard in London has made many women fear to step outside their houses alone. The local community is fighting back though, and aims to make women feel safe in Swansea.

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Community safety inspector Claire Morgan spoke of increased patrols and how police student volunteers are joining in to increase safety in the local area.

Morgan explained that, “Local residents and university students have made us aware of their concerns in the Brynmill area of Swansea, and we are currently working in partnership with the University to tackle those concerns head on.

“We take these concerns seriously so have enhanced our patrols in the area, including deploying special constables and police student volunteers alongside our community safety officers and neighbourhood policing teams. Please don’t be concerned if you see officers and police student volunteers patrolling – we’re out to keep you safe and provide reassurance.


“We will continue to listen to local residents and University students and respond to issues and concerns”.


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Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.

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