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Host: Jonathan Wills, Presenter of ITV News Anglia at 6pm

The conference will be hosted by Jonathan Wills, ITV’s 6pm nightly news presenter for the Anglia region. 

Jonathan has been presenting the programme for over a decade.  Before joining ITV News Anglia, Jonathan was a correspondent at ITN. In addition, Jonathan is a Royal Television Society Presentation Award Winner. 

Jonathan says:

“It is always an honour to be invited to events like this. Sadly, all too often on ITV News Anglia, we have to report on stories involving anti-social behaviour, and can see the terrible impact it can have on businesses right across the region. 

“Hopefully, as well as discussing the issues at the event, we can offer some possible solutions, thanks to the excellent panel that Co-op Secure Response has assembled.”

He looks forward to meeting as many of the audience on the day as possible.

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High Sheriff of Suffolk George Vestey

George Vestey is the current High Sherriff of Suffolk, as well as Deputy Lieutenant of Suffolk. Mr Vestey is Chief Executive Officer of Vestey Holdings, a fourth-generation family-owned business who believe firmly in supporting future generations.

Through his role as High Sherriff of Suffolk, Mr Vestey is keen to understand the issues facing Suffolk communities and to recognise and encourage people, and businesses to do good things for their communities

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Superintendent Kerry Cutler, Suffolk Constabulary

Superintendent Kerry Cutler is the Southern Area Policing Commander which includes Ipswich. She has been a police officer for nearly 20 years.  She has served in the Metropolitan Police and Suffolk Constabulary working a wide variety of roles as both a detective and uniform police.

 

Claire Prosser, Locality Officer – Ipswich, Suffolk County Council

Claire is the Locality Officer for Ipswich within the Localities and Partnerships Team. Claire’s current work has involved supporting the Urban Street Gangs and County Lines Strategic Action Plan & Tactical Action Plan for Ipswich, working collaboratively with Suffolk Constabulary, schools, communities, elected members & multi-agency partners.

Her team has developed & delivered the Fit & Fed holiday activity programme, supporting children & young people 10-14 years of age.

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Alison Newbon, Restorative Justice Officer, Suffolk Youth Justice Service

 

Fiona Radnor, Programme Manager – YMCA

Fiona has worked within the children and young people’s sector for over 14 years and oversees the development and delivery of YMCA Trinity Group youth services in Suffolk.

She has worked closely with local authorities, police, schools, voluntary organisations, community groups and young people. She believes that this holistic approach provides effective and consistent outcomes.

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Tash Wightman, Accommodation Manager – YMCA

Tash Wightman has worked with YMCA Trinity for the past 18 years and today manages the Children and Young People’s Service (CYPS) at Gibson Lodge, as well as Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC)

Most of the young people Tash supports are very vulnerable with difficult backgrounds, and need a lot of support – something Tash is very passionate about providing.

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Scott Walker, Anti-Social Behaviour Manager – Co-op Secure Response

Scott Walker has supported the East of England Co-op for the past 6 years, developing his role as Anti-Social Behaviour Manager. Scott has developed new and innovative ways to resolve the issues surrounding ASB, working with young people, schools and youth services to raise awareness of consequences and actions.  

Developing partnerships with agencies, local authorities and emergency services has helped resolve persistent issues in the local communit

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Lucy Mures, Design Out Crime Officer Ipswich – Suffolk Constabulary

Sustainable solutions are always the best option for tackling crime.  Lucy works with businesses to identify measures they can take to protect themselves

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