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Charlton Central Streets

Welcome

Welcome to the official website of Charlton Central Neighbourhood Watch (CCNW). We hope you will use this site to learn about our Watch and how the residents within our 13 streets work together to make Central Charlton a safer place to live.

CCNW is part of the national 'Watch' network whose motto is ‘building secure, confident communities’. We wholeheartedly support this motto in CCNW. We are also affiliated to the Royal Borough of Greenwich Neighbourhood Watch organisation. The CCNW is supported by Charlton Central Residents Association

Our Watch has been set up to promote community cohesion. Research has shown that a strong neighbourhood watch can reduce crime in an area. We hope CCNW contributes to a reduction in crime but this is not our only aspiration. We promote good neighbourliness through keeping residents in touch with issues of community safety. We provide a conduit for exchanging information between residents themselves and with our local Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team.

If you have not already joined, become part of CCNW now and spread the word that by working together we can make Charlton Central a safer and happier place to live.

It is FREE to join. See Contact Us.

Aims

To help make Charlton Central a safe and friendly place to live and work by:

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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