Neighbourhood Watch

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    With 2020 now upon us could this be time to start your next volunteering adventure? Neighbourhood Watch is the biggest and only formally recognised crime prevention organisation with a national membership of over 2.3 million members and co-ordinators who together with the police and other partners work together to reduce crime, the fear of crime […]

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    Please consider your security methods to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of crime. It can only take a moment to be targeted by an opportunist thief. Offenders are after items that they can pass on quickly & without being traced. Money is the most desirable, so make sure you keep it safe, but […]

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    This week we received the message below from Neighbourhood Watch concerning a high-tech but quick and simple method used in car theft. If you own a modern car that identifies the presence of your keys by radio, you may be vulnerable. People who own cars with locks that depend on RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology […]

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    “Where’s yer bin?” heralded the punchline of a very old joke, but it’s no joke for Ticknall residents whose refuse wheelie bins went missing on collection days during the past eight weeks. One of those affected was Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator Barry Hanson who had one of his brown bins taken, complete with painted-on house number. […]

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