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Spring Into Action and
Increase Security
In Rural Communities

A good standard of building security is very important in rural areas, especially for outbuildings that may not be visited for weeks at a time. Due to their remote locations, the following security measures may be beneficial.

To protect your rural home or business:

For additional security you could also:

Illegal occupation

Make sure your premises and boundaries are secure to reduce the risk of illegal and unauthorised occupation, incursions and encampments.

To help protect your land you could:

You can sign up to Country Watch, a Thames Valley Alert messaging system specifically developed for people who live or work in rural communities to receive crime alerts, witness appeals, galleries of wanted criminals or suspects, information on community groups, events or meetings. Anyone signed up to Thames Valley Alert can receive Country Watch messages as part of their normal service. Just log on to your account and tick the Country Watch box under Community Interests. You can visit for further information.

Rural Crime Aide Memoir