News

06
Oct
2021

New Policy To Help The Public Verify Police Officers Welcomed By PCC

Wiltshire’s PCC has welcomed plans by the force’s Chief Constable to make immediate policy changes to how the public can verify a police officer. Philip Wilkinson also praised the swiftness that Wiltshire Police had responded to concerns from residents after guidance from other police forces suggested that ‘waving down a bus’ or challenging a police […]

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14
Sep
2021

Wiltshire Neighbourhood Watch AGM

We have made the decision to postpone the AGM until further notice. Further updates will be provided in due course. Please see below the agenda, the minutes from the previous AGM and the Finance report. Meeting Agenda Wiltshire NHW Association AGM minutes 2019 Finance report

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28
Aug
2021

Petition to make the use of a slingshot or catapult illegal

The use of slingshots and catapults have blighted rural communities for too long, providing silent weapons which cause significant harm, damage and loss to our communities.  Wiltshire Neighbourhood Watch Association supports a change in the law that prevents slingshots and catapults being carried in a public place without legitimate reason, similar to the laws for […]

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12
Aug
2021

Welcome to the New Look Wiltshire NHW Website

You have arrived at our new Neighbourhood Watch Website with improved and new features. We hope you enjoy your visit and find the site easy to use and informative. Please feel free to feedback on our new site by visiting the Contact Us page

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22
Jul
2021

We are proud to present our first ever impact report 2019/20

Our first ever impact report shows how the 90,000 volunteers and 2.3 million members of Neighbourhood Watch schemes are making a difference throughout England and Wales. Please note: the post below first appeared on the Neighbourhood Watch’s national website, ourwatch.org.uk. You can find the original here. Neighbourhood Watch helps people connect with their neighbours to build vibrant […]

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15
Mar
2021

Hare coursing in Wiltshire: illegal, dangerous and linked to criminal groups.

Illegal hare coursing has been identified as a national problem, and is one of the top five rural-based issues complained about to Wiltshire Police by land owners and farmers. What is hare coursing? Hare coursing is essentially poaching, but is just the method use to take game. This can be done in the daylight or […]

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