Category Archives: Crime Prevention

the role of a Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator

To encourage vigilance amongst scheme members and actively encourage the early reporting of suspicious incidents to the police or to Action Fraud if it should relate to a con or scam. To receive crime information and advice from the Alert … Continue reading

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Newsletter, Cons and Scams

In our previous newsletter, we concentrated very much on cyber-crime issues of which there are very many. With this newsletter, we are concentrating on cons & scams that come into our lives by telephone, the post, and across the doorstep. … Continue reading

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Newsletter September 2018

Welcome to this our Newsletter for September 2018. In it, because of its really considerable importance, we are concentrating on the subject of cons and scams, and particularly cyber-crime. It is said that everyone in the country has either experienced … Continue reading

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Activity Report 12 April – 3 August 2018

We have: Remained self-funding from the sale of discounted crime prevention products. Addressed 3 elderly groups largely re the risks from sons & scams (including DOSTI, as Asian ladies’ group). Held 2 WDNHWA committee meetings. Held the WDNHWA AGM. Held … Continue reading

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AGM 2018 minutes

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF WYCOMBE DISTRICT NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH ASSOCIATION TUESDAY 24th April 2018, TRINITY UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, LONDON ROAD, HIGH WYCOMBE Attendees: Committee – Chair Stan Jones, Geoff Pegg, Doug Meredith, Ian Burrell, and John Moore. Apologies: Olga McBarnett, Selina … Continue reading

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Activity Report 1 January to 12 April 2018

  We have: Remained self-funding from the sale of discounted crime prevention products. Addressed 16 elderly groups largely re the risks from cons & scams (including DOSTI, an Asian ladies’ group). Held 2 WDNHWA committee meetings. Attended one committee meeting … Continue reading

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Activity Report 2017

We have: Remained self-funding from the sale of discounted crime prevention products. Addressed 23 elderly groups re the risks from cons & scams (including DOSTI, an Asian ladies’ group). Held 6 WDNHWA committee meetings. Attended the three committee meetings and … Continue reading

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Cybercrime

Wikipedia defines ‘Cybercrime’ (or Computer crime) as any crime that involves a computer and a network. (Source: Wikipedia) These days, ‘Computer’ can mean a desktop PC, laptop, tablet or Smartphone, and ‘Network’ can be either the Internet or the mobile … Continue reading

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Notes on working to protect older people

From 2002, Wycombe District Neighbourhood Watch Association (WDNHWA) felt that it should address issues relating to older people with Co-ordinators being encouraged to look out for any of their neighbours who may be vulnerable or showing signs of being fundamentally … Continue reading

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Activity Report 2016

ANNUAL REPORT OF WORK DONE BY THE ASSOCIATION DURING 2016 We have: Kept interested parties aware of our activities by Alert messages and via Twitter. Enhanced and maintained our website at : neighbourhoodwatchwycombe.org Succeeded in obtaining a grant of £793.00 … Continue reading

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