Neighbourhood Watch

Recent Neighbourhood Alerts

Scam Prevention Advice (Neighbourhood Watch)
Mon 18-Jun-18 14:37
If you’re called out of the blue, you should be suspicious. If you get a lot of cold calls, use a call blocker to block unwanted phone calls. You can also sign up to the Telephone Preference...  Read more
New ways to protect you this National Neighbourhood Watch Week 2018 (Neighbourhood Watch)
Sat 16-Jun-18 10:03
It’s National Neighbourhood Watch Week 2018 (NNWW18) and we’ve got some exciting news to share with you!   This year to mark NNWW18 we’ve created a fantastic, brand new...  Read more
Courier Fraud (Action Fraud (NFIB))
Fri 15-Jun-18 14:38
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified an increasing number of reports submitted to Action Fraud from the public concerning courier fraud.   Fraudsters are contacting victims...  Read more
Update - girl given youth caution following assault in Weymouth (Dorset Alert )
Tue 12-Jun-18 16:54
A girl arrested in connection with an assault in Weymouth has been given a youth caution. At around 9.20pm on Friday 17 November 2017 Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service...  Read more
Woman missing from Budleigh Salterton now located - 452 12 June 2018 (Devon and Cornwall Police)
Tue 12-Jun-18 14:14
Please cancel your observations for the woman reported as missing from Budleigh Salterton known as Penny Turner, 80 years of age.  Penny has been located safe and well.  Thank you for...  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.