Wantage & Grove Street Pastors

Wantage & Grove Street Pastors

Wantage & Grove Street Pastors

Wantage & Grove Street Pastors

Wantage & Grove Street Pastors

Welcome to Wantage & Grove Street Pastors.

 

We are part of a national team first pioneered in 2003, and Street Pastors continues to grow throughout the UK and across the world.

 

Street pastors are trained volunteers from local churches who care about our community.

 

We patrol on Friday and Saturday nights in Wantage & Grove to care for, listen to and help people who are out on the streets.

 

We have been patrolling since 2009 and have made a significant contribution to making our streets safer at night and helping to reduce certain types of crime.

 

We are supported by local churches and community groups in partnership with the police, local council and other statutory agencies. We are also a partner in the Wantage & Grove Community Alcohol Partnership, which aims to reduce under-age consumption of alcohol and associated anti-social behaviour.

 

If you are interested in finding out more about our work, or are interested in becoming a Street Pastor, please contact us using the details on this page.

 

Wantage & Grove Street Pastors is a registered charity in England & Wales. Number 1134429

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From Our Blog

Monthly Report – June & July 2021

We patrolled ten times during June and July. On one occasion we met a distressed lady who was walking in the road, crying. We brought her to the pavement, gave her tissues and asked if we could do anything to help. She had had a disagreement with her friends and was...

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Monthly Report – April & May 2021

We patrolled once during the national lockdown that started on Boxing Day 2020. In March we began to receive reports of a number of young people out and about in Wantage with slightly longer evenings and warmer weather (although the weather didn’t last long) and so we...

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