Case Studies

Beith Orr Park Neighbourhood Watch – ‘their watch, their way’

July 18th, 2018

It is relatively easy to start up a neighbourhood watch group and we know that they can be very effective at dealing with local issues such as crime, however the real challenge is sustaining the group after it has achieved its initial objectives. Beith Orr Park Neighbourhood Watch is a shining example of ‘your watch, your way’ and what can be achieved when communities work collectively.

Perth and Kinross

June 11th, 2017

An older man had undergone major surgery for a head injury and was, as a result, very vulnerable. He would respond to anyone who called regardless of whether they wanted information or money. Inevitably he became the target of scam calls, losing over £1000 in under a fortnight.

Drumpellier Neighbourhood Watch

June 5th, 2017

The first neighbourhood watch in the area was set up and coordinated by Mrs Phyllis Goodheir who ran it for from 1989 into the late 1990s covering 213 households.