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Media Relations

Verbal Update by Jonathan Slee, Overview and Scrutiny Officer.


The Overview and Scrutiny Officer referred Members to the recent prominent articles and news stories relating to the remit of the Safer and Stronger Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee (for copy see file of minutes).  The articles included: Police campaigns relating to drink driving the morning after a night out, linking to the work programme of the Committee; and linking to open water safety, a recent partnership campaign led by Durham County Council (DCC), Durham Constabulary and the CDDFRS urging festival goers to take care and not to risk drinking and drowning.


The Chairman asked as regards any open water incidents, the Overview and Scrutiny Officer noted he would find out.




That the presentation be noted.


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