Neighbourhood Watch Report.



 Recent spate of burglaries and attempted shed break ins.


As so often is the case it is matter of  trying to close the door after the horse has bolted, but the following actions were taken :-


Notice in the Parish Magazine.

Notice in the window of the Post Office.

300 leaflets printed about half delivered by Sarah O’Shaugnessy , some given to  NHW co ordinators for distribution. The remainder was delivered by Peter and ourselves concentrating on the centre of the Village with some left at the PO.


Reminders given out again concerning the availability of shed alarms.


Security lights and rear gates tampered with in Streetlands.


A rear gate at one property tampered with and security lights pushed upwards at two properties reported by NHW coordinator. Asked Peter to attend. Offered help.


Call concerning unsolicited phone calls during the evening.


Lady living on her own phoned, as she was concerned  by unwanted phone calls. Phoned her the following day with the details of the telephone preference service . To reassure her she was asked if she would like home security advice , Sarah O’Shaugnessy contacted. Peter and Ralph will call on the lady this week.


Scout Hut.


We received reports that the door was kicked in on two separate occasions.


Mini motorcycles reported.


Police attended very quickly one motor cycle confiscated.


Ralph walked with Peter in the Village this week.


Burglaries, shed break ins and EVT kickabout area.


These subjects  are well documented .


Carbon Monoxide alarms.


30 sold.


Home security


Working on one at the moment which brings the total since inception to 168.