The General Data Protection Regulation, known commonly as GDPR, came into effect as of 25th May 2018. The aim of this legislation is to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches within an increasingly data-driven world. Read the article to find out more and how it affects Neighbourhood Watch in Scotland.
Scottish Government’s Building Safer Communities Programme (BSC) is a collaborative partnership with local and national partners and communities, including Neighbourhood Watch Scotland, to drive forward and champion Community Safety.
Glasgow West Crime Prevention Panel & Neighbourhood Watch Association members recently visited the Glasgow Police Museum. Hear what they thought!
by Jean Brown, Association Secretary
Being flooded can be a life-changing event, and with so many of us at risk of flooding from rivers, the sea and stormy weather it’s important for you to know your flood risk and have the appropriate measures in place to protect yourself, your family and pets, property or business. Being prepared by knowing what to do and who to contact if flooding happens can help you reduce the damage and disruption flooding can have on your life.
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.