Neighbourhood Watch

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This site is updated regularly so please visit as often as you like.

 

Please call the police on 101 if you see something suspicious or 999 if a crime is in progress

 

 

 

This is about crime and anti-social behaviour in Pluckley and surrounding areas.

The Pluckley Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) is run by a coordinator who is currently Martin Chambers,  a Pluckley resident.  This is a voluntary position which has been held by Martin since September 2014.

Crimestoppers

Call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Crimestoppers is an independent UK charity working to stop crime. This is what Crimestoppers say:

  • Tell us about the crime/criminal
  • Calls are not recorded or traceable
  • You will not have to make a statement or go to court
  • No one will ever know you called
  • Your anonymity is guaranteed.

CountryEye

Please download the CountryEye smartphone app here  Take a photo with the CountryEye app on your phone of anything you need to report rural crime, animal and wildlife crime, poaching, hare-coursing, theft, fly tipping.  The image is geotagged such that the mapping info is attached to the photo.

A CountryEye pilot will be carried out in Pluckley and surrounding villages soon.

Alerts

Immediate crime reports are posted in four separate places – there is no excuse not to get involved – post your own crime reports here: 

  • Nextdoor.co.uk.  If you are a Pluckley resident the sing up to Pluckley’s own secure and private community network here www.nextdoor.co.uk
  • The Pluckley NHW Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/PluckleyNHW/
  • The Pluckley NHW Twitter feed here: @PluckleyNHW
  • By email bulletin.  Sent out every week or two – subscription page on the right of this page (you can unsubscribe at any time).

    Take a look at the latest bulletin here as well as past bulletins.

 

More Info:

Kent Police NHW Newsletter – useful articles on crime prevention and awareness here.

Kent Police Rural Crime newsletters here:

Safety and Security Advice here.

Contacts

Martin Chambers – NHW Coordinator [email protected] or 01233 840029

Kent Police East Division NHW: 01303 289083

If you need to contact your Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) dial 101 and ask for an appointment.

Hard of Hearing or Speech Impaired, Text Police and your message to 600066
Crimestoppers: 0800 555111 (Contact Crimestoppers anonymously with information about crime)

Victim Support: 01233 647253

Community Safety Unit: 01233 660747 or email [email protected]

The Kent County Council Highway Helpline phone number is 03000 418181

Kent Trading Standards 08454 04 05 06

Kent County Council 0300 041 4141

Kent Fire and Rescue Service 01622 692121 – Please note: In the case of an emergency, you should dial 999 or 112