Neighbourhood Watch

Recent Neighbourhood Alerts

Theft of Pedal Cycles (Thames Valley Police)
Tue 21-Nov-17 14:57
On 18 November 2017 at approximately 3 am 2 pedal cycles were stolen from the Spiceball Leisure Centre in Banbury.  Arrests have  been made and Thames Valley Police would now like to find...  Read more
Next phase of ProtectYourWorld campaign launched (Thames Valley Police)
Mon 20-Nov-17 13:45
Building on the success of last year's campaign, this week the force is launching the next phase of the #ProtectYourWorld campaign. This aims to raise awareness about cyber crime, as...  Read more
Appeal for information following theft of pedal cycle - Banbury (Thames Valley Police)
Thu 16-Nov-17 17:18
43170336649 Lee Dickinson (p6831)     Appeal for witnesses following theft of pedal cycle – Banbury     Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses...  Read more
Appeal for information following Burglaries in Bodicote (Thames Valley Police)
Thu 16-Nov-17 11:42
43170339418 and 43170339115 PC Crofts (P2329) Appeal for witnesses following two burglaries in Bodicote, Banbury   Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following two...  Read more
Recent burglaries (Thames Valley Police)
Tue 14-Nov-17 16:20
Dear residents Over the last few weeks there has been a sharp rise in burglaries in our area. The most recent being Witney, Carterton & Chipping Norton although there have been a number of...  Read more

This page provides contact points and sources of information to help you keep yourself and our community safe.

Key telephone numbers

Trading Standards

Oxfordshire Trading Standards deal with scams and bogus callers or tradespeople. They can also help with unwanted phone calls and computer scams. Contact details are here.

Online safety

Visit Get Safe Online.

Crime Prevention

Thames Valley Police provide advice on Crime Prevention on many topics, including oiltank security.

Message in a Bottle

The Message in a Bottle project, organised by the Lions Club, helps the emergency services quickly find details of regular medication and other useful information in your home.


The Master Locksmiths Association provides contact details of local vetted locksmiths.

Neighbourhood Alerts

Thames Valley Police put out regular alerts about crime in the local area, and to give advice on the topics listed on this page. You can sign up to receive these directly, via email, on the Thames Valley Alert website. The most recent alerts for our neighbourhood are listed on this page.

Victim Support

The Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner runs the website Victims First to support victims of crime.