Selly Oak Multi-Agency Day Today – meet and greet, questions and answers, advice, useful freebies

Welcome to Selly Oak/Welcome Back Stand on University Campus 2011/12Today staff from West Midlands Police, West Midlands Fire Service, University of Birmingham, Guild of Students and Birmingham City Council will be back on campus and in Selly Oak welcoming students back to Selly Oak after the Christmas and New Year break.

There will  be a stand outside the Grange Road entrance to campus from 11am-3pm where students can pick up advice and literature about anything from burglaries to fire safety, housing rights and advice to refuse and recycling collections.  There will also be an opportunity to find out more about the wheelie bins coming to Selly Oak later this week (for more info click here).

There will also be a number of free and practical items to take away such as timer switches, property marking kits and safe-cans for instance to help protect your home, as well as the opportunity to sign up to Selly Watch and register your phone and/or laptop onto the national property database (Immobilise)

From 4-8pm officers and staff will then be out and about in Selly Oak door-knocking and speaking to students at home to provide advice, particularly where issues are picked up on the doorstep.

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