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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

30/07/2019 - Scam 'HMRC' Phone calls. Royal Greenwich Trading Standards have been made aware of a scam phone call from people claiming to be from the "HMRC" the scammers are using the following phone number; 0300 300 2233 which is a genuine number used by the Greenwich carers centre. The callers are using a variety of techniques to try and get money from unsuspecting victims, including making claims that tax is owed or tax credit. They are calling more than once. Some victims have been told to pay the money owed immediately or they will be arrested. - Never give any private information away over the phone or on email. - If you're concerned you've been scammed, get in touch with your bank to inform them immediately. - You can also call your phone provider to see if the call was genuine. - You would never receive a call regarding tax or tax credit in this way. Please share this information and keep safe.

08/07/2019 - Scam BT Phone calls. Royal Greenwich Trading Standards have been made aware of a scam phone call from someone claiming to be from BT. The scammers tell the victim that their broadband is about to be terminated because someone is trying to access it. The voice on the phone then asks the resident to press number (1) so they can speak to a BT engineer. BT would not make contact with you in this way; any phone call of this nature would be a scam. If you receive a phone call of this nature terminate the call and don’t engage with the person on the phone. - Not sure whether your caller is the real deal? Hang up and call the number back - scam lines often don't take incoming calls. - Never give any private information away over the phone or on email. - If you're concerned you've been scammed, get in touch with your bank to inform them immediately. - You can also call your phone provider to see if the call was genuine. - BT will not contact you unless you have an existing open complaint with them. If you have been a victim of a scam please report it to Action Fraud using the details below. Scam Alert - BT Scam- July 2019

21/06/2019 - We have been asked by the police to circulate the information attached below on phone/online scams following an increase in incidents of this type of crime. Scams - Online and Phone - June 2019

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

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