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West Mercia Community Ambassadors, who are they and what is their role?

PCC Updates, Message from the West Mercia Police & Crime Commisioner

  • Incident number: N/A
  • Date: 25/04/2018

You are asked to kindly share the below message:

Each force area in West Mercia has its own dedicated Community Ambassador who represents the Commissioner. These individuals act as the 'eyes and ears' for John and ensure community concerns and issues are fed back and dealt with accordingly.

Anyone can contact their local Ambassador to bring issues around crime, safety or policing to the Commissioner's attention.

The Ambassadors are Graham Oliver for Shropshire, Daniel Guerche for Herefordshire, Sherrel Fikeis for Telford & Wrekin, Margaret Sherrey for North Worcestershire and Phil Grove for South Worcestershire.

  • If you want to contact your local Community Ambassador and find out more about the area you live in, please visit the West Mercia Office of Police & Crime Commissioner website

    Who are they and what do they do?

    There are five ambassadors in total:
    oDan Guerche... Herefordshire
    oGraham Oliver ... Shropshire
    oSherrel Fikeis...Telford & Wrekin
    oMargaret Sherrey...North Worcestershire
    oPhil Grove... South Worcestershire

    They engage with local communities to ensure their priorities are understood, their voices are heard and their needs are met.

    They develop new relationships with partners and communities.

    They ensure the Police and Crime Commissioner, John Campion, has a visible presence and is accessible right across a large policing area.

    They represent the Commissioner's values, vision and work.

    What meetings do they attend?

    Monthly meetings with the Superintendent for their policing area.
    Take part in patrols with their local Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT)..
    Local parish council meetings.
    Community events, such as festivals and fetes
    Check in with grant recipients, and identify other groups that may benefit from funding

    We ask they to target the following groups:
    oChildren/young people
    oReligious groups
    oOlder people
    oCounty/unitary councils
    oDistrict/town/parish councils
    oRural communities
    oBusiness communities
    oGeneral community issues
    oGrant recipients

    How do I get in contact with them?

    Dan Guerche ... Herefordshire
    Phone: 07976 948 869

    Graham Oliver ... Shropshire
    Phone: 07976 948 870

    Sherrel Fikeis ... Telford & Wrekin
    Phone: 07816 335 464

    Margaret Sherrey... North Worcestershire
    Phone: 07817 032 645

    Phil Grove... South Worcestershire
    Phone: 07976 948 871

Thank you.

(Circulated to all WMP areas)