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Special Note 4 Nov

Security Tips for Closed Business Premises & Home Working from

Paul Johnson
NHW Admin (Somerset)

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04/11/20 9788 Somerset: Security Tips for Closed Business Premises & Home Working.
Dear Members (Wedmore Neighbourhood)
As we will enter a second Covid-19 National lockdown tomorrow, Thursday 5th November, please find attached some security tips for members who are business owners. These can help you secure your property both at work and at home.
Stay Safe.
Paul Johnson
NHW Admin (Somerset)
• security-tips-for-closed-business-premises.pdf
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Special Note 4 Aug:  There are several senior people performing the Coordinator role for many years and would like to retire.  This is not an onerous task.  Could you please give some of your valuable time?


There are 30 Neighbourhood Watch Coordinators around Wedmore village and they do the following:

  • provide information such as  – know when to use 101/999 (UK Police) 
  • remind their “beat” people about being vigilant and sign-post the  guidelines for reporting an incident as directed by Avon & Somerset Police – see (https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/report/)
  • disseminate alerts  via email to their “beat” houses in their street(s) from the Avon & Somerset Police Administrator
  • send out other emails received from say Action Fraud or National Neighbourhood Watch
  • provide any crime statistics from our area that are emailed from the Avon & Somerset Police Administrator
  • communicate to local police as and when necessary, using the following:
        North East Somerset team  web (see very bottom) page 
  •  Relay any incident that may affect the whole village to the Police Administrator to consider further transmission to all coordinators

The above list looks time-consuming but one very active coordinator says   “I spend around 30 minutes a month performing Neighbourhood Watch needs”


Do you have a Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator for your street?

If no and would like to take on this role for your street, just go to the “Contact Us” top menu and let us know your interest.  Will pass on to the Avon & Somerset Police Administrator for Local Neighbourhood Watch):

 Paul Johnson (9788)
Neighbourhood Watch Admin Somerset

Tel: 07889 656 575

Email: paulk.johnson@avonandsomerset.police.uk

Neighbourhood & Partnership Directorate
Taunton Police Station, Belvedere Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1HE

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PS     See the picture below and the map Roy prepared for the Wellbeing Day, it shows the where the Co-ordinators are around the village

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