Neighbourhood Watch is a grassroots charitable movement. It is the largest crime prevention voluntary movement in England and Wales and has upwards of 2.3 million members. Schemes are run by volunteers across England and Wales supported by volunteer Associations, and by Neighbourhood Watch Network, the national umbrella organisation for the movement.
Neighbourhood Watch groups are are run entirely by the community, for the community, and volunteers work in their own time and to their own strengths.
If you are concerned about crime in your neighbourhood and would like to find out more about Neighbourhood Watch, and how to set up a local scheme, here are some helpful resources:
I would like to share our Neighbourhood Watch Group’ s experience of how the simple act of face to face communication within the group has had a positive impact on solving problems with anti-social behaviour… Read more