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by Paul Bedforth

Stamping out anti-social behaviour and crime in New Malden

Blagdon Road Rec
Paul, Terry & Raju have been campaigning with local businesses and residents for CCTV to be installed in Blagdon Road Recreation ground to fight anti-social behaviour. At a recent Council meeting, the CCTV was approved by Conservative Councillors!

Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator Paul Bedforth, local school founder Raju Pandya and Councillor Terry Paton have successfully campaigned with local residents for CCTV to be installed in Blagdon Road Recreation Ground.

When Terry was elected in July 2013, he promised he would do his best to cut anti-social behaviour and crime in New Malden following a series of violence over the summer months.

At a recent Council committee meeting, New Malden’s Conservative Councillors voted to install CCTV in the park.

Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator Paul Bedforth said:

This is a huge success for local residents. CCTV will go some way to discourage gangs from hanging round the park. We will continue to look for ways to cut crime and anti-social behaviour in New Malden.

CCTV will be installed over the coming months.

Cllr Raju Pandya

Lead Member: Partnerships

Raju has lived in Surbiton since 1968. He studied at Hollyfield Secondary School and worked for BT until he took early release in March 2012. His community voluntary work over the past thirty-five years includes as Local Authority school governor, and as an elected Councillor in Kingston from 1994 to 2002. He was a founder member of the Kingston Group for Religious Understanding which has now become Kingston Racial Equality Council. Raju is a founder of a community language school, the Kingston Gujarati School, and has run it successfully for over twenty-six years.

email Email Raju at raju.pandya @kingstonconservatives.com

tel Call Raju on 07956 252 294

2014 ward election results:

Conservatives 40%
LibDems 38%
Labour 13%

Cllr Terry Paton

Deputy Leader of the Council & Portfolio Holder for Resident Services

Terry has lived in New Malden for twenty years and his children attend local schools. He was a Met police officer, working on drug operations, burglary and street crime, until he retired following an injury on duty. He now has his own business carrying out gas safety services across the region. He has been working to gain investment in the High Street and improvement in local parks and green spaces. He continues to use his experience to work with local Police. ’I will continue to work hard, listen to your concerns and take action’, he promises.

email Email Terry at terry.paton @kingstonconservatives.com

tel Call Terry on 07791 781 103

tel Call Raju on 07956 252 294

Cllr Paul Bedforth

Local Beverley Councillor

Paul has lived in Beverley Ward, for fifteen years. His daughter attends Burlington School. He works for the John Lewis Partnership, currently in the Oxford Street branch but previously in Kingston. Having being elected onto the Partner Voice, a democratic forum, he actively engages in seeking opinions and influencing decision making. In order to improve the local area, he successfully campaigned for new dog bins in Beverley. He continues to campaign unremittingly for investment in the High Street, safety in our local parks and better roads and pavements. As a Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator, Paul appreciates the importance of bringing a community together to reduce crime.

email paul.bedforth @kingstonconservatives.com

tel Call Paul on 07802 985 661

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