Thank you for supporting 10 years of Empowering-Communities

It was the year of the News of the World phone hacking scandal, the rebuilt Wembley Stadium opened to the public for the first time and Celebrity Big Brother was launched on Channel 4.  2007 was also the year that Empowering-Communities was founded by CEO Gary Pettengell, following a successful 20 year career involved in[…]

Cambs Licensing and Community Cohesion

Empowering-Communities’ Heather Ette spoke to Kate Firman, Eastern Sector Prevention and Enforcement Service Inspector, also managing licensing and community cohesion for Peterborough. How long have you used E-CINS for? I have used E-CINS for a couple of years. Who do you support in your role? – which teams do you work with and are they[…]

Speaker Summaries: Barry Thacker – Partnership Liaison Inspector, Derbyshire Police

“I am a police officer seconded to the county council and working with some fantastic partners within Derbyshire. Derbyshire made the decision to adopt a multi-agency system following a pilot in three of our districts to see what size of problem we had. We rolled out a risk assessment matrix throughout Derbyshire using a partnership approach[…]

Focus on: Sally Watson, Communities Officer, Suffolk

Empowering-Communities’ Heather Ette spoke to Sally Watson, Communities Officer (Safe), Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils HE: Where do you work, what is your role and how does E-CINS fit into the work you do? SW:  I work for Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils as a Communities Officer (Safe). I have only been in[…]