Category Archives: Crime Prevention

Newsletter January 2014

AGM WDNHWA will hold their AGM on April 29th 2014 at 7.30pm at St Andrews Church, Hatters Lane, High Wycombe. Speakers for the event will be confirmed in the next few weeks, and everyone is welcome. We look forward to … Continue reading

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10 ways to deter burglars

 How to deter opportunistic thieves – 10 ways to make it difficult and dangerous for them to spend time breaking in to your house Lights – you should have motion sensor lights outside the house to illuminate any burglar, and … Continue reading

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Social media and burglaries

A new way of finding houses to burgle Most burglaries are opportunistic, not planned – and therefore there are plenty of things you can do to make your house less attractive to an opportunistic thief. However, thieves have found a … Continue reading

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Scams update

Theft of Bikes and Home Burglaries via GPRS Tracking Bikes are being stolen, by means of thieves making use of GPRS tracking websites.  These websites are meant to aid people who want to improve their cycling, either for fitness, recreational … Continue reading

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Community Safety Priorities – have your say

Wycombe Community Safety Partnership is made up of organisations working together to improve community safety in the District.  The Community Safety Partnership Plan sets out the priorities for improving safety and how the Partnership will do this. The results of … Continue reading

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Newsletter Summer 2013

Do you need a relaunch? It may have been some time since your Neighbourhood Watch scheme had any contact with us and perhaps morale amongst your members is flagging a bit or you have new members since you started. If … Continue reading

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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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