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CLIP 6127

Residents transform housing estates to reduce crime

Residents transform housing estates to reduce crime
Key Info
  • Residents transform housing estates to reduce crime
  • Duration: 01:45
  • Residents on two housing estates in Grimsby, the East Marsh Estate and Duncombe Gardens, have come together to clear rubbish and create gardens in an attempt to reduce anti-social behaviour in their communities. Local residents are interviewed about the positive impact it has had on their lifestyles and they explain how crime has fallen by 30%. This clip was first published on BBC News Online on 9 July 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Anti Social Behaviour

  • Keywords: community projects, housing estate, citizenship, litter, gardening, flowers, regeneration, crime, environment
Ideas for use in class
  • This clip could be used as a stimulus for a discussion or a project. Pupils could suggest ways to improve their local environment through community projects.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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