Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Stockton Home Safety Association Minutes

Date:
Tuesday, 25th April, 2017
Time:
1.30pm
Place:
Ground Floor Conference Room, Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton, TS18 1AU
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr Evaline Cunningham(Chair), Cllr Helen Atkinson, Cllr Mohammed Javed, Cllr Bill Woodhead MBE, Alison Lilliendahl(Children's Centres), Mrs Ann Cains(Members of the Public)
Officers:
Andrea Gledhill(Trading Standards), Kirsty Wannop(DCE).
In Attendance:
None
Apologies for absence:
None
Item Description Decision
Public
SHS
1/17
EVACUATION PROCEDURE
 
SHS
2/17
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 
SHS
3/17
DRAFT MINUTES - 28TH FEBRUARY 2017
AGREED that the minutes be approved.
SHS
4/17
REPORT OF THE COMMUNITY SAFETY OFFICER
 
SHS
5/17
REPORT OF TRADING STANDARDS OFFICER
AGREED that the information be noted.
SHS
6/17
REPORT OF CHILDREN'S CENTRE OFFICER
AGREED that the information be noted.
SHS
7/17
REPORT OF FIRE OFFICER
 
SHS
8/17
FINANCIAL UPDATE
AGREED that the prices for the above items be sought and a financial update be provided at the next meeting.
SHS
9/17
HOME SAFETY EVENT
 
1.30pm/2.15pm

Preamble

ItemPreamble
SHS
1/17
The evacuation procedure was noted.
SHS
2/17
There was no interests declared.
SHS
3/17
Consideration was given to the minutes of the meeting held on 28th February 2017.
SHS
4/17
The community safety officer was not present.
SHS
5/17
The Association was provided with an update from the Trading Standards Officer. The main information included:-
- Operation Scarlett targeted 10 raids on premises, 3 of which were on prince regent street.
- The team were working with adult social care to provide 5 clients with dementia with call blockers to prevent scams over the phone.
- The senior consumer advisor had retired therefore the service offered from the customer services in Stockton Central library would only be available from 10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm.
SHS
6/17
Members were informed that home safety for 16/17 was slightly down but this was expected due to funding cuts. 328 families had received on average 2 hours advice around home safety and 398 visits had been made. Advice was available to all but only those eligible would receive equipment.
SHS
7/17
There was no fire officer present.
SHS
8/17
Members discussed the different items available to buy to give away at the Home Safety event and the following items were of interest to the Association:-
- Pram reflectors.
- Contactless card wallet protectors.
- Tea towels with a home safety message.
- Fluorescent wrap for light switches.
- Fluorescent coasters.
SHS
9/17
The Association agreed that in light of the election that had been called the event would be deferred to a later date in the autumn.

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