Retailers at Straiton donate food to give residents a merrier Christmas
The food will help local people in need
To help local people in need this Christmas, retailers in the newly formed Straiton Retail Crime Partnership joined Community Police Inspector John Dryden and Councillor Kelly Parry, Midlothian Council’s cabinet member with responsibility for community safety to donate food to Midlothian Food Bank.
Straiton Retail Crime Partnership will launch new initiatives
Straiton Retail Crime Partnership is a partner initiative with local shops, the police and the council’s community safety partners to tackle crime in that area. Initiatives will include new CCTV, mobile security, creation of shopwatch and the also further promotion of the Lockdown Crime initiative to help local people keep their homes and belongings safe from thefts.
John Dryden is on the far left and Cllr Parry is in the middle. Also pictured are: Scott Lyall (Dunelm), Charles McIvor and Diane Boath (both Next), Ian McMullen and Abbie Marx (both Asda), Paul Greene (Catalan), Michael Gray (Argos) and Derek Munro (Costco) and Janice Burns (Midlothian Foodbank).