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An introduction into the work of the project.. What is Street Angels? Street Angels is a national initiative that was born from within the Christian communities.

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1 An introduction into the work of the project.

2 What is Street Angels? Street Angels is a national initiative that was born from within the Christian communities of this country to offer a non-judgemental listening ear, and practical support to the vulnerable in the night time economy. Launched in 2005 in Halifax under the leadership of Paul and Jean Blakey

3 What has Street Angels discovered? A reduction of Anti-social behaviour and Violent Crime. A pleasant atmosphere in the towns of this country. 42% reduction in Halifax each Friday and Saturday evening.

4 How it all started? July 2008 – ‘the’ initial . November 2008 – a meeting with the Watford Town Centre Chaplaincy. March 2009 …Now Saturday 6 th March 2010 – First Year celebration

5 A ‘typical night’ 10.00pm - Welcome and prayer of commission 10.30pm – 12.00am – First Street Patrol 12.00am – 12.30am – Back at base for refreshments 12.30am – ? – Second Street Patrol Ending by 3.00am

6 Working in Partnership Bed:safe Steering Committee CDRP Police authorities Taxi Marshalls Night Club owners YMCA Bedfordshire The Chaplaincy Team at the University of Bedforshire All Bedford Churches Together Local churches?

7 How can I get involved? Becoming a Street Angel patrol volunteer Join our prayer team – cyber or physical? Assist with the Administration Give financially to the project And finally, spread the word!

8 An introduction into the work of the project.


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