Neighbourhood Watch

Contacts:
Police Community Support Officer:Paul Moorey
Non urgent crimes or suspicious incidents  101
Emergency/Crime in progress  999

Community Warden
Kathy Carter
07813711940

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Neighbourhood Watch in High Halden

Neighbourhood watch High HaldenWe currently have  Neighbourhood Watch schemes operating on Hopes Grove and Tilden Close and will be relaunching one on Millfield in September. We will continue to roll out the scheme to the rest of the village.
  • 3 crimes have been reported in the village since the last meeting.
  • 1 x Burglary other than Dwelling in Gore Lane where an office outbuilding was broken into.
  • 1 x vehicle crime in Little Robhurst.
  • A report has been made concerning the portaloo being tipped over close to where the new pavilion is being built.
  • Another report has also been received of a male riding a push bike naked in The Jubilee field.
  • There has also been some graffiti to the children’s play apparatus.
  • There is an allocated Anti-Social behaviour patrol from Ashford which runs from 15.00 to 23.00 7 days a week and any incidents of this type should be reported on 101.

Halloween is approaching and a supply of No Trick or Treating notices has been left in the village store for any residents that would like to display one.
Much as we appreciate that for some people trick or treat is seen as harmless farm ,there are members of the community who for their own reasons do not want to open their doors to strangers on cold ,dark nights and be offered the opportunity to hand over a treat or they will be tricked

  •  Maintain hedges and fences and keep gates locked to prevent unwanted visitors from entering your garden.
  •  Secure sheds and garages with suitable locks and consider fitting shed alarms and security lights to deter intruders.
  • Store ladders, Power tools and gardening equipment somewhere secure after use so they don’t get stolen or used to break into your home.
  • Any suspicious activity should be reported to Police on 101 if it is not of an urgent nature or 999 if police need to attend immediately.
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1 comment

  1. S Bloodworth

    Not the best advert for Neighbourhood Watch when the person delivering the stickers etc leaves them hanging out of letter boxes, thereby informing any unwanted visitors that a property is empty!! Mine were left on top of the recycling bin, for reasons unknown, and two have blown away. Neighbour is away for long periods and hers were hanging out of her post box… needless to add I pushed them through.

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