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From Avon & Somerset police:
We have been working with RHINS (Reporting Hate Incidents in North Somerset) and Bristol based national charity Educational Action Challenging Homophobia (EACH) to produce a film designed to raise awareness of homophobic and transphobic crime and the importance of reporting it.
Thornbury police station is now 'under offer'
If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse, download the <a href="http://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/information/Documents/Section.aspx?s=407#DID_6677" title="Domestic Abuse Leaflet">Directory of Domestic Abuse Services</a> for help and advice.
LGBT Liaison Officers are a mix of police officers and police staff members who have special understanding and training on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. For further information link to <a href="http://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/community_safety/LGBTLiaisonTeam/index.aspx"><strong>LGBT Liaison Team</strong>.</a>
For 24/7 help with stray dogs, call South Gloucestershire Council on 01454 868009. Don't bring it to a police station - we haven't been able to take in strays since 2008.
South Gloucestershire's 20 Safer Stronger Community Groups (SSCGs) are all about working together to improve your local community. The groups also enable you to have your say about the services that your community receives. For further information link to <a href="http://groups.southglos.gov.uk/inovem/inovem.ti/thornburyandalvestonssg/groupHome" target="_blank" title="This link will open in a new window" onclick="WF_ExternalLinkWarning();"><b>Thornbury and Alveston SSCG.</b></a>