Monthly Archives: June 2013

Newsletter Spring 2013

Congratulations to Us All! In 2012 the Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network (NHWN) was awarded the prestigious Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Volunteering Award in recognition of our work as one of the largest voluntary movements across England & Wales. So, heartfelt … Continue reading

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Protect your home

Protect your home with these simple devices We have a good range of simple and useful anti-crime devices that could help protect you from opportunistic thieves, and if you would like to learn more about any of them, contact us … Continue reading

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Gone Phishing

Fraudsters drop their bait into the murky waters of the internet to see who will bite…. Phishing the name given to sending a trick email to get hold of your passwords, usernames, credit card details and other personal information that … Continue reading

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Holiday security

Here are some useful tips for when you go on holiday to ensure that on your return, you are less likely to get a nasty surprise! Make your home look occupied.  Recruit the help of a family member or neighbour … Continue reading

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Help with spotting scams

The Met Police have produced a great little booklet, the Little Book of Big Scams, and you can read it online at http://www.met.police.uk/docs/little_book_scam.pdf Thames Valley Police – Reporting Fraud and internet crime: https://www.thamesvalleyalert.co.uk/da/28652/How_To_Report_Fraud___Internet_Crime.html Met Police Fraud Alert: http://www.met.police.uk/fraudalert/ Financial Services … Continue reading

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Rogue Traders & Bogus Callers

Are you just too polite? Thieves we invite into our homes Everyone knows the basics of keeping their home safe from burglars – but what about the thieves you invite in? Every day we invite total strangers into our homes … Continue reading

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Shed Security

You might not have the crown jewels stashed in your garden shed, but a thief could use your own spade to prise open a back door or window and burgle your house! You need to protect the contents of your … Continue reading

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Selling, not Begging?

Selling not Begging? Many people report that they have mixed reactions to pedlars turning up claiming to be ex-offenders trying to get their lives back on track by selling household goods door-to-door rather than begging or relying on handouts. Whilst … Continue reading

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Top Ten Scams

Top Ten Scams There are hundreds of ways villains can find to part the unsuspecting from their hard-earned cash, but these are some of their favourite and most lucrative scams that Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators need to be aware of; A … Continue reading

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