Thankfully few people experience the trauma of being a victim of housebreaking, however when it happens it can be life changing.
Bike security is a serious problem with thousands of machines being stolen every year: In fact it is estimated that between 500,000 and 600,000 bikes are stolen every single year in the UK. The sad thing is that very few stolen bikes are ever returned to their owners.
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland held its 2017 Annual Seminar and General Meeting on 20 September 2017 within Falkirk Football Stadium. With over 60 members and stakeholders this was our biggest turnout since Neighbourhood Watch Scotland SCIO was established
You may remember the days when you were advised to mark your property with your postcode using an ultra-violet pen. Well, marking your property is still sound advice however modern technology has turned this simple concept into a leading crime fighting deterrent through the use of forensic marking.
We all wish to feel safe and secure in our homes. To be a victim of housebreaking is still a relatively rare occurrence however for those who have been a victim it can sometimes have a life changing effect. Working along with its partners Neighbourhood Watch Scotland aim to provide the best information to increase the safety and security of your home and valued belongings.
West Dunbartonshire Council serves 91,000 residents and a lively business community in an area stretching from the banks of Loch Lomond to the shores of the Clyde.
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland staff have also just recently set up a Neighbourhood ALERT Scottish Users Group which met for an inaugural Meeting at SGN, Apex House, Edinburgh on 31 January 2017.
As part of one of the main programmes being undertaken by Neighbourhood Watch Scotland we are, in conjunction with Police Scotland and other partners, continuing to develop Rural Watch Scotland as an extension of Neighbourhood Watch Scotland.