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Charlton Central Streets

Benefits of Membership

CCNWatch covers 13 streets in the central Charlton area. It is a free, voluntary organisation, encouraging neighbours to look out for each other, develop community spirit, have a collective stronger voice in their community and work together to protect their community and report suspicious people/incidents to the police.



But there are also other benefits of being a member of CCNWatch.

The CCNWatch:

  • acts as a deterrent to burglars, car thieves and unscrupulous door-to-door callers, it is proven that there is less crime in Neighbourhood Watch areas (Home Office figures);
  • encourages neighbours to communicate with, and look out for, one another and to work together;
  • supports and give guidance on personal and household security;
  • encourages local residents to work with local officers and the SNT to tackle community issues;
  • reduces fear of crime;
  • produces UPDATES on general community safety issues and INSTANT ALERTS for urgent events that residents need to know about;
  • enables residents to access discounted Home Insurance through most insurance companies;
  • Membership is FREE.

If you would like to join the Charlton Central Neighbourhood Watch scheme, or would like more information on it, please see Contact Us

As of September 2011, there were 181 registered Neighbourhood Watch schemes operating across 16 of the 18 police wards in the borough. The Royal Borough of Greenwich Neighbourhood Watch Association is the umbrella organisation of all Neighbourhood Watch Schemes operating in the Borough.

Instant Alerts

17/05/2018 -

Royal Greenwich Trading Standards have been made aware of a Distraction Burglary in the SE7 area.

A lady was cold called by a male who showed her ID, he claimed to be from the Fire Brigade and wanted to check the smoke alarm.  He went upstairs and took the battery out but could not put it back in. The male then went downstairs leaving the female upstairs.

He then stole her purse and handbag before leaving the property. The female was 78 years of age.

If you are cold called by anyone claiming to be from the Fire Brigade and you are unsure, its always best to confirm their identity by calling the phone number on their ID badge, this number will be 0208 555 1200 which is the London Fire Brigade (LFB), genuine staff from the LFB will be happy to wait while this is done. You should take precautions where you can, for example using a chain on your door if possible. If you are concerned and feel under pressure contact the police on 999, please report any incident like this to Trading Standards using the phone number below.

WHERE TO REPORT

Protect others by reporting incidents like this.

If the matter is urgent or the traders are still there, report this to Royal Greenwich Trading Standards as soon as it happens on 0208 921 8223.

Otherwise, call the Citizens Advice consumer service on 03454 04 05 06 (Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm) or report it to them by email at: http://www.citizensadvice. org.uk/index/getadvice/ consumer_service.htm

 

REPORTING to Trading Standards
Tel. 0208 921 8223 or email tradingstandards@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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