Author Archives: WDNHWA

Get your garden safe for the Spring! 

Your garden, as well as your house, has valued possessions that thieves would love to steal. It also has equipment that could help them break into your house. Most burglars are looking for easy ways of getting into a house … Continue reading

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Community Speed Watch 

Community Speedwatch (CSW) is a road safety initiative to reduce traffic speeding on local roads, particularly through villages and built-up areas. The scheme enables volunteers, alongside the Safety Camera Partnership, to work within their community to raise awareness of the … Continue reading

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Identity Theft 

As the public continue to protect their homes and property against crime identity theft is becoming more of a potentially serious crime. As a victim of identity fraud, you might not realise you’ve been targeted until a bill arrives for … Continue reading

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AGM 2023

WDNHWA’s 2023 AGM will take place by Zoom from 7.30pm on Wednesday, 26 April, 2023 This invitation is to all Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators in the area, or their nominees. Following the conclusion of the official business of the Annual General … Continue reading

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Romance Fraud

Don’t fall for romance fraud this Valentine’s Day! Romance frauds happen when the victim thinks they’ve met the perfect partner through an online dating website or app, but the other person is using a fake profile to form a relationship … Continue reading

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Latest Committee Meeting Minutes

Wycombe District Neighbourhood Watch Association  Notes of the committee meeting held on 24/1/23 by Zoom Attendees: Stan Jones (chairman), Geoff Pegg (Director of Operations), Caterina Dodero, Shafait Ali, Eric Hambling, Ray Cox and Ian Burrell (Treasurer). Apologies: Jennifer Swallow, Anisa … Continue reading

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Tackling Street Harassment

‘Are you okay?’ could go a long way to tackling street harassment Street harassment is on the rise and that is partly down to our culture of acceptance and tolerance of it. Crimes and harmful behaviours such as public sexual … Continue reading

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Watch out for scams

With the costs of road fuel, gas & electricity, postage, and many food products escalating at the present time, please be aware that scammers are taking advantage of this situation. Cyber criminals claiming to represent Ofgem are targeting householders offering … Continue reading

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Feeling safer at home

Research shows two thirds (67%) of people are worried about their home being broken into, yet there are simple, proven measures we can all take to reduce our chances of becoming a victim of burglary by up to 50%.   To … Continue reading

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