Neighbourhood Watch

Recent Neighbourhood Alerts

Stolen Vehicle Swalcliffe (Thames Valley Police)
Tue 15-May-18 12:44
A vehicle has been broken into in Swalcliffe where the window was smashed and items stolen from inside. Another vehicle, a black Seat Alhambra, has been stolen from the same site...  Read more
Number plates (Thames Valley Police)
Mon 14-May-18 17:49
Hi all, Following on from a couple of reports of Number plates being tampered with in and around Banbury. We are encouraging everyone to check theirs and consider tamper proof screws. Please pass...  Read more
Opportunities for young people to join our Banbury Cadet Unit (Thames Valley Police)
Tue 8-May-18 10:48
Our Banbury Cadet Unit is looking for new, enthusiastic members to join their team!   The scheme aims to give young people between the ages of 13 and 18 an opportunity to develop...  Read more
Stolen vehicle in Balscote (Thames Valley Police)
Sat 5-May-18 16:43
AN Audi RS6 in Blue was stolen from an address in Balscote, Oxfordshire on 04/05/18 between 0125 and 0141. The vehicle index is X29 MJW, if you saw this vehicle or anyone acting suspicious around...  Read more
TV Providers Discount Fraud (Action Fraud (NFIB))
Mon 30-Apr-18 14:48
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) have noticed an increase in Action Fraud reports where fraudsters are offering a discount on Television service provider subscriptions. Fraudsters are...  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.