Presentation on theme: "Working with the Local Community to Tackle Graffiti Love Lewisham Nigel Tyrell Head of Environment London Borough of Lewisham."— Presentation transcript:
Working with the Local Community to Tackle Graffiti Love Lewisham Nigel Tyrell Head of Environment London Borough of Lewisham
Working with the Local Community to Tackle Graffiti Educating the public and raising awareness through innovative initiatives and projects Role technology can play in combating environmental crime Love Lewisham – successes and lessons learnt – Making savings and working more efficiently
Love Lewisham Started in 2004 (as Cam2Web, internal pilot) Launched to public in 2005 New Statesman New Media Award 2006 LGC Awards 2007 – Highly Commended MJ Awards June 2008 – Finalists in 2 Categories
Love Lewisham Benefits Environmental issues are now far easier to report. – More staff report problems - fewer issues to irritate residents Open resident/Member engagement – Our response is public and accountable
Love Lewisham Councillors Residents Refuse Workers Police Highways Bloggers Fly-Tip Teams Park Users Groups Sweeping teams Community Groups Enforcement teams Grounds Contractors ALMO Street Wardens Town Centre Managers Housing Associations
Love Lewisham Results Reports of graffiti have fallen by about 30% this year. – Metres removed and the number of jobs has also fallen. Less graffiti has been observed from our own monitoring, down from 18% (05/06) to 9.43% this year Independent monitoring (EnCams) shows a similar trend, down from 16% last year to 9.3% this year.
Resident Endorsement Resident satisfaction with the Councils street cleaning services (BV89) has leapt from the lower quartile to the upper quartile since the scheme was introduced.
Now: Meet in Our Space LoveLewisham.org Customer
Aim: Meet in Shared Space CouncillorsResidents Service ProvidersBloggers LoveCleanStreets.org
Working with the Local Community to Tackle Graffiti email@example.com Blog: http://www.nigeltyrell.com