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News - 15 March 2008

One year on: bus stop mini-cams reduce vandalism

CCTV cameras are helping to win the battle against vandal attacks on bus shelters in Wigan. Latest figures show that bus shelter vandalism has dropped by almost 10% across the borough compared to 2006.

The cameras, mounted in the ceilings of shelters, are helping to catching vandals in the act. Pictures taken by the cameras have led to increasing incidents of police intervention to catch people smashing shelters.

Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive, Wigan Council, Greater Manchester Police and shelter provider JC Decaux launched the CCTV scheme just over a year ago. Michael Renshaw, Passenger Transport Executive service delivery director said: "Travelling by bus in Wigan is actually very safe but people need to feel safe while they wait for a bus as well as when they are on it.

Read more on Wigan Today here


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