A DATE has been set for Harwich’s PCSOs to start patrolling the town’s hotspots.

Ivan Henderson, Harwich councillor, said the town’s two PCSOs will be starting on April 2.

It was announced at a Harwich Tourism meeting, at The Pier, in Harwich, on Monday, March 4.

Mr Henderson said: “They start in April and for the first time in three years we are getting a community policing team in Harwich which is really good news.

They are being trained now but start on April 2.