Useful Links

Neighbourhood Watch is the largest crime prevention voluntary movement in England and Wales.

OurWatch is the national NHW website with advice, resources and further information about NHW nation-wide. Click on the logo to access OurWatch.org.uk

Click here to see Thames Valley Neighbourhood Watch Association, overseeing NHW in the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire.

CRIME RELATED LINKS:

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Thames Valley Police has a system of email notifications of crimes and issues specific to your local area. If you would like to sign up for these emails click on the logo to sign-up. Remember, signing up for TV Alerts is no substitute for an effective Neighbourhood Watch scheme!

Report a crime, find a Police Station, give feedback, see current campaigns.

Find information on appeals, arrests, charges, sentencing and other updates.

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) aims to cut crime and to deliver an effective and efficient police service in Thames Valley. He is supported by a small team in the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC).

For crime statistics and mapping in your area

The Crime Prevention Website is the largest and most comprehensive resource for free and independent Crime Prevention and Home Security advice online.

A comprehensive collection of frauds and scams are on this website, from dating scams to internet crime and everything inbetween.

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Click on the logo to visit this independent charity that gives people the power to speak up and stop crime – 100% anonymously.

A national campaign offering straight-forward, impartial advice that helps prevent email, phone-based and online fraud – particularly where criminals impersonate trusted organisations.

Community and safety

The world’s largest FREE register of possession ownership details.

The Met Police have produced 3 great little booklets, the Little Book of Big Scams, one on cyber scams and another on phone scams.

A unique resource providing practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobiles device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online. 

Everything you need to start reducing your cyber security risk today and to protect you into the future

Information about the latest scams, product recalls and alerts about rogue traders that may be in your area. 

Supporting the most critical organisations in the UK, the wider public sector, industry, SMEs as well as the general public, providing effective incident response to minimise harm to the UK, help with recovery, and learn lessons for the future.

Dedicated to making sure that all victims and witnesses receive the support they need to cope and recover from the impact of the crime. 

Making people aware of the danger, and financial implications, of scams which target people in their own homes.

Age UK advice on avoiding scams.

The free opt out service enabling you to record your preference on the official register and not receive unsolicited sales or marketing calls.

Their mission is to help people fight back against scammers, spammers, and time-wasters.

Not sure if an item you have found is fake? Think a site is dodgy? Submit a URL and we will use our fake-detecting software to establish if it is real or safe

A National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams.

Top Ten phone scams and how to avoid them

Useful information on bogus investments and fraud.

Hate crime reporting : phone 101 or 999 if an emergency, or call the Hate Crime Network – 0300 1234148

OTHER USEFUL LINKS

A confidential, free and easy-to-access service to anyone living in Buckinghamshire impacted by their own or someone else’s use of alcohol and drugs.

Pensions advice and information

Fight fraud and financial crime by offering consumers and individuals advice on how to prevent and respond to fraud.

Allowing key messages to vulnerable clients to be continually reinforced on a daily or weekly basis by Health and Social Care sector staff.

OFFERS FOR NHW MEMBERS:

A-Plan Insurance in High Wycombe supporting  WDNHWA

A-Plan Insurance is one of the largest specialist insurance distribution groups in the UK. Headquartered in Witney, Oxfordshire, they have over 100 local branches across the country and offer a comprehensive portfolio encompassing a wide range of personal and business insurances.

They are committed to offering the very best service to their clients, getting to know you personally to provide impartial and independent advice and helping to find you the right product.

Their mission is to take the hassle out of insurance, including,  in the event of a claim, the A-Plan team will liaise on your behalf.

A-Plan Insurance High Wycombe contact number: 01494 561024 or click here to request a call back.

Special discounts are available to Wycombe and district residents for security services such as key-holding and burglar alarm response from local company Risk Management Security who are based in the old Courthouse on Hughenden Road. Contact them for more information on 01494 535830, 01494 535830 and quote Neighbourhood Watch, or visit their website Risk Management Security

Bourne End & Henley Home Security Systems Ltd offers Neighbourhood Watch members a discount on new installations.

The Master Locksmiths Association has announced an important new partnership with The Neighbourhood Watch and Home Watch Network (NHWN) who represent schemes across England and Wales, read more here

Neighbourhood Watch members in High Wycombe and district are entitled to a special discount with Jewsons, the builders merchant and DIY retailer on Lancaster Road in High Wycombe. Trade prices are available with discounts of between 10% and 60% depending on the product, on quoting the code WYCD005.

 Members of Neighbourhood Watch schemes can ask for a 7.5% discount on all products sold by Computer Gallery.

SelectaDNA offers protection for your possessions with a forensic marking system. Although we can no longer supply this product, they can now offer a special price of £27.00 including VAT and p&p for Selecta DNA kits via their website.

Care Harmony Solutions is a local Trading Standards’ approved provider of personal alarm systems for older and disabled people.  Neighbourhood Watch members are not charged for installation (normally £55.00).

The Patlock security system comes with tamper-proof door spindles and is easy to install, requiring not keys or codes. Instant security that is easy to remove for access to your garden.

There is an exclusive discounted rate of £42.50 to Neighbourhood Watch members.

Currently NHW members receive 10% discount on Co-op Home Insurance.

 

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