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How to Get Rid of Drug Dealers in Your Neighbourhood

by PNHWA • July 31, 2018

Drug activity can pose a problem for any neighbourhood. While abandoned houses and parking areas are ideal locations for drug dealers, they’re not the only places where drug deals can occur. Some people sell drugs right out of their own homes, even those in cosy suburban cul-de-sacs. It’s understandable that you would want to remove […]


Street Signs and Window Stickers for your Watch

by PNHWA • May 12, 2018

Street Signs   These are a great way to notify everyone that they are in a Watch area. There is no formal planning permission required for the installation of the signs in the area covered by Peterborough City Council but certain requirements are required, as follows;- The size of the sign is 30cm wide 40cm high. […]


Sponsorship

by PNHWA • May 12, 2018

A number of local businesses have sponsored Neighbourhood Watch Peterborough in the past. We value and appreciate the support by the private sector businesses across Peterborough. Morrissons Supermarkets, Kier Civil Engineers, Perkins Engines/Caterpillar, Cross Keys Housing. Currently we receive support from Peterborough City Council, Littlegem Design, Safe Local Trade and NM Printers. Take a look […]


How good neighbours can keep your home safe during the holidays

by PNHWA • May 12, 2018

Is Britain becoming less neighbourly? New research by Admiral home insurance suggests we are. It found less than a third of us make an effort to get to know our neighbours when we move house while four out of ten of us wish our neighbourhood was more ‘neighbourly’. We don’t even pop next door for […]


Alan’s Story

by PNHWA • May 10, 2018

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH – WHY BOTHER? Sometimes I am asked what Neighbourhood Watch does, at other times people want to know  how many hours a week I dedicate to Neighbourhood Watch but recently I was asked something I had not been asked before – why – “Why do you do it?” a friend asked me. So […]


Meeting your neighbours

by PNHWA • December 6, 2017

You may already know your neighbours, if you do then that’s ideal and will make it easy to establish the Watch. Perhaps you don’t know anyone and that can be for a variety of reasons. People have different levels of confidence and may find it more challenging to meet their neighbours, who start off as […]


How we communicate

by PNHWA • December 6, 2017

Effective communication down to Watch level is essential and we are pleased to say the police and Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner have teamed up with us to implement Alert Messaging which is now available and heavily used. The Neighbourhood Watch Alert, Police, eCops and the OurWatch are all on the same system and combined members […]


An active Watch

by PNHWA • December 6, 2017

The Aims of an active Neighbourhood Watch Cut crime and disorder and the opportunities for them Help reassure those who live in fear of crime and anti-social behaviour Ensure streets are tidy and rubbish free to help deter criminal behaviour Keep your Watch active by: Starting your Watch with a minimum of five households and […]