Vandalism in Cobble Hill Village

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VANDALS
This was the sight that people came to this morning at Quarry nature park. Some punks have decided to make Cobble Hill their stomping grounds and ruin the community for the rest of us. I am afraid that this is not the first incidence of this either.

Two weeks ago, Cobble Hill Hall was tagged with similar work so it is safe to assume that it’s the same people. Their have also been reports of cars being broken into. These cars were unlocked.

Lastly, there was vandalism in Twin Cedars where someones christmas decorations were smashed.

SOLUTIONS
If you are not already part of a block watch, the South Cowichan Community Police help facilitate the creation of new ones. You can read about it here: http://www.southcowichancommunitypolicing.ca/block-watch-2/block-watch/
Fact: If you are part of a block watch program, it can help lower your home insurance as well!

RCMP NON-EMERGENCY LINE: 250-743-5514
If you see suspicious activity, call the RCMP.

BUSINESSES 
I am working with the businesses in Cobble Hill village to help finance security cameras with in the village. The businesses are on board seeing that there is a value for both them and the community.

LIGHTING
And lastly, in my community conversations, street lighting has been brought up many times but many people agree that the lighting needs to be both functional AND pretty. There is no desire to have big highway lights in the village. People have said they moved here in part to see the sky and perhaps timers/motion sensors on the lights are an option.