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Graffiti

By Gill Gray Westgate-on-Sea Town Council

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

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GRAFFITI

Westgate on Sea Town Council are happy to report evidence of graffiti on behalf of residents if you can please provide an exact location and a photograph, this can be emailed to us.

Graffiti is an under reported crime with few reports being sent from Westgate on Sea as a whole. Graffiti is classed as criminal damage and is therefore a crime.

INFORMATION FROM THANET DISTRICT COUNCIL

www.forms.thanet.gov.uk/graffiti

Complaints of graffiti are dealt with differently depending on whether the graffiti is obscene or not, or whether it is located on public or private land. Thanet District Council are unable to clear graffiti on private land or street furniture that does not belong to the District Council, but will work with owners to try and help.

To report graffiti on other property, please use one of the following numbers:

Post boxes – Royal Mail 0345 7740 740

BT phone boxes – British Telecom 0800 023 2023

Railway land including bridges – Network Rail 03457 114 141

Electricity substations – UK Power Networks 0800 029 4280

Street lighting, illuminated bollards & traffic signs – Kent County Council (Highways) 03000 41 41 41

Water pumping stations/cabinets – Southern Water 0330 303 1263 (automated service)

Where possible, please send in pictures and exact locations, this helps Thanet District Council to identify the locations more quickly.

You can also email pictures to [email protected]

Contact Information

Gill Gray

Find Westgate-on-Sea Town Council

11 Ethelbert Square, Westgate-On-Sea, Kent, CT8 8SR

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