Neighbourhood Watch

Recent Neighbourhood Alerts

FIFA 2018 World Cup Alert (Action Fraud (NFIB))
Tue 24-Apr-18 17:22
FIFA 2018 World Cup Alert The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018. The worldwide demand for match tickets, flight tickets, and somewhere to stay throughout...  Read more
Male caught on CCTV trying vehicle doors (Devon and Cornwall Police)
Mon 23-Apr-18 09:45
Police would like you to be aware of the following suspicious circumstances in your local area of Sweet Briar Crescent, Newquay. A male was captured on CCTV trying car doors, he is described...  Read more
FIFA World Cup 2018 Ticket Alert (Action Fraud (NFIB))
Fri 20-Apr-18 16:54
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018.  The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant. Action Fraud have been alerted to several...  Read more
Scam Alert (Thames Valley Police)
Fri 20-Apr-18 09:56
The following is a recounting of an incident from a victim of a recent scam: Wednesday a week ago, I had a phone call from someone saying that he was from some outfit called: "Express...  Read more
Operation Roebuck- Arrests made following drugs warrants in Banbury- Stronghold (Thames Valley Police)
Wed 18-Apr-18 16:01
Today (18/4) officers from Thames Valley Police carried out a number of warrants to crack down on “county lines” drugs in Banbury. Over 100 officers carried out searches at a number...  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.

Locksmiths

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.