New Non-emergency number
The number for non-emergencies is 101!
Continue to call 999 without hesitation, for an emergency, such
as when a crime is in progress or suspected, there is a danger to
life or when violence is being used or threatened.
NEVER HESITATE TO CALL THE POLICE
Neighbourhood Watch is active and successful in both East and
West Hanney. There are more than 20 active Coordinators. However -
there are some areas not covered - and Coordinators are needed for
Although Hanney is a 'low crime' area - there are still many
crimes committed there each year - burglaries, theft, rogue traders
(eg drive tarmacers, roof fixers, tree loppers), car crime,
vandalism. It is essential to remain alert, be suspicious of any
caller, and in particular keep an eye on the older people who might
be distracted or confused by a caller. There should be no
hesitation to call the police on 101 immediately if you are
suspicious, and dial 999 in an emergency - an emergency is if a
crime is being committed, or is about to be committed, or if there
is a risk of serious injury.
More Coordinators Still Needed
Neighbourhood Watch Coordinators are still required, to replace
some who have left, and also to assist existing coordinators. There
are some areas not covered, and people living there will not
receive warnings. Coordinators normally cover about 10 to 15 homes.
They receive warning messages (by phone or email) from Thames
Valley Police if crimes or other problems occur in the
Anyone willing to help, or wanting to know more about
Neighbourhood Watch, please contact:- Ray Woodyear - Nwatch@woodyear.co.uk
Ray is the Area Coordinator for The Hanneys, and Vale of White
Horse & South Oxfordshire representative for Thames Valley
Neighbourhood Watch Association.
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