Category Archives: Neighbourhood Watch

Pushing the Right Buttons

Law and Order is always high on the Public Agenda, so when Nottinghamshire Police receive a statistically insignificant response to a Neighbourhood Priority Survey then it is perhaps appropriate to review if the rise Social Media has comprehensively eclipsed the … Continue reading

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Top 10 tips to keep safe this summer

Take your keys out of the window locks so they can’t be seen from the outside. Keep track of your keys. Some insurers may want to see evidence of forced entry before deciding whether or not to pay out on … Continue reading

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How many Beavers can you fit into a police car?

That was the question asked of the 2nd Bramcote Beavers by NottsWatch Trustee, Sue Sambells, at the presentation she had arranged with Simon Wilson, who does a great job providing fun, education and discipline to 25 Beavers each Tuesday evening. … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire Neighbourhood Watch Conference 2016

Paul Macey, Deputy Chair for Nottinghamshire Neighbourhood Watch (NottsWatch), welcomed guests to the 2016 Conference.  He introduced this year’s theme of Developing Community Partnerships by saying we can all improve our community by developing partnerships with our neighbours, council and … Continue reading

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Is Neighbourhood Watch still alive?

IS NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH STILL ALIVE? YOU BET IT IS!!!! Neighbourhood Watch is a vibrant and active organisation in 2016. Nottinghamshire Neighbourhood Watch (aka NottsWatch) is fully recognised by Nottinghamshire Police and the Home Office in both Nottingham City and County … Continue reading

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A Spate of Burglaries Across Bramcote and Stapleford

You will have seen from PC Chris Archer’s reports, we are not a crime free area by any means.  A fair proportion of crime is down to insecurities or inadequate home security, Please see guides at http://www.nottinghamshire.police.uk/advice/prevention for tips on securing your … Continue reading

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Are You Interested in becoming a Special Constable ?

Message sent by John Lennard (NottsWatch, Administrator, Nottinghamshire) Interested in becoming a Special Constable for Nottinghamshire Police? Nottinghamshire Police are now recruiting for Special Constables and RURAL Special Constables For more information click on this link – Special Constables Wanted  

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Make Secure Fixing of Vehicle Registration Plates to Prevent Theft Satutory

John Lennard (NottsWatch, Administrator, Nottinghamshire): Eric Tindall writes: Make Secure Fixing of Vehicle Registration Plates to Prevent Theft Satutory The response that I have from the Society of Motor Manufacturers is positive but the manufacturers I have asked to introduce … Continue reading

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Illegal Motorbike Riders Using Roads in Bramcote Hills

Pete Ches writes: Just wanted to report that over the last few weeks there have been 2 men riding very noisy motorbikes on the roads around the Sevenoaks Crescent &  Thoresby Road of Bramcote area at speed and without helmets. It … Continue reading

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Moving Home & Home Security Survey

Catherine Dunn,Campaigns, Events & Database Manager, Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network (England & Wales) writes: The Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network is looking to undertake a new national crime prevention campaign across England and Wales. We would be really grateful … Continue reading

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Are You Actively Interested in Neighbourhood Watch?

John Lennard (NottsWatch, Administrator, Nottinghamshire) writes:If you are actively interested in Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) in your community and have some spare time to offer, please read on………

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Neighbourhood Watch News Letter – April 2015

Sam Cox (NHWN, Administrator, UK) Writes: Please find below the introduction to each article included in the April 2015 edition of ‘Our News’ (the NHWN 6 weekly newsletter).

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Citizens in Policing – NottsWatch Annual Conference 21 March 2015

The theme for this year’s conference is based on the police force’s new directive, putting residents firmly in the heart of policing.  In past years, the Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Paddy Tipping, along with senior Police Inspectors, have agreed … Continue reading

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Nottingham/Nottinghamshire NW Annual Conference

The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire NW Annual Conference will be held on Saturday 21 March 2015 at Cotgrave Miners Welfare Club, Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire NG12 3JG Start 10:00 am – Conclusion 1:15 pm (followed by a light buffet lunch) Speakers include: The Deputy … Continue reading

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Nottingham Knockers

Adrian Hirst writes: Lots of comments about these folks being very active in Beeston at last night’s Stapleford Safer Neighbourhood Committee Meeting:- http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/doorstep-rogues-sniff-bank-notes-4934617

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An Idea That May Save Lives

John Lennard (NottsWatch, Administrator, Nottinghamshire) writes: Now we no longer need to display a tax disk on our car an idea that has been approve by Nottinghamshire Police to display details in the tax disk holder that may save likes. … Continue reading

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Home, Vehicle and Personal Security

Neighbourhood Watch Invites Residents of Bramcote Hills and Bramcote Moor to a talk on Home, Vehicle and Personal Security from Nottinghamshire Police Pre-crime Unit at Grangewood Methodist Church on Wednesday 22 October 2014 at 8.00pm See also Meeting Leaflet

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Minutes from the Priority Setting Meeting 8 October 2014

Please see the latest minutes.  Autocrime has shot up, but the police are alarmed at the lack of security from owners.  Please ensure that you do not leave your vehicle unlocked and report any and all suspicious sightings.  A recent … Continue reading

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Priority Setting Meeting Minutes 29 July 2014

Please see the minutes from the latest meeting. We welcomed several new members from Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Schemes in Stapleford – The Pippins, Lime Grove Lookout and Cemetery Road.  Many issues were discussed and the new priorities have been set as Speeding, … Continue reading

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Crimestoppers Campaign To Tackle Commerical Cannabis Cultivation

Angela Peer (Nottinghamshire Neighbourhood Watch, Operations Manager, Nottinghamshire) writes: Neighbourhood Watch is supporting a Crimestoppers campaign to tackle Commercial Cannabis Cultivation. Commercial Cannabis Cultivation, which is seen by organised criminals as a high profit, low risk venture, is increasingly taking … Continue reading

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