Arun West Neighbourhood Watch Community Facebook
If you live outside the area of Arun West NHW, you may be served by the Chichester & District Neighbourhood Watch Association,
which covers the area from Tangmere west and north, Bosham, Ichenor, Birdham, Bracklesham, Earnley,
the Witterings, Selsey, Midhurst & Petworth.
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to find out more.
Otherwise, contact the Sussex NHW Federation through
NATIONAL NHW (ourwatch)
For news of Neighbourhood Watch events across the country,
and the sharing of best practice, visit the
National NHW website
If you would like to work closer with Neighbourhood Watch Network on a more regular basis to share key crime prevention
and community building messages and campaigns through your channels please get in touch with us by emailing enquiries
Provides News, Advice and Your area
(Information about your neighbourhood).
Sussex Police Facebook
Do not hesitate to report any criminal activity.
To report crimes in progress, or any emergency requiring an immediate police response, dial 999 or 112.
For all non-emergency police phone calls, use 101 (15p per call) or 01273 470101 (usual call rates apply).
Part of West Sussex County Council.
They issue a free Approved Traders Directory entitled "Buy with Confidence",
"Think Twice" for lots of consumer advice, and a window sticker "Beat the Bogus Caller".
To report undesirable and illegal trading activity impacting on you and your community
please complete the Incident Report Form at
West Sussex Trading Standards
SAFER ARUN PARTNERSHIP
Arun District Council hosts the Safer Arun Partnership,
working to make Arun a safer place to live, work and visit.
Safer Arun/neighbourhood nuisance
The Anti-Social Behaviour Team has a dedicated 24 hour answerphone line 0808-141-2800
An independent charity which shares the aim of Neighbourhood Watch in keeping our communities safe.
To call anonymously with information about crime, ring 0800 555 111.
Please report anti-social driving such as
speeding, thoughtless or underage driving or riding, drink or drug driving,
using a mobile phone at the wheel, or not wearing a seat belt,
Report abandoned vehicles in the same way.
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To record details of your personal valuables in a secure location on line.
This is a free service, endorsed by the police, who can access particulars of your stolen property in case of need.
SCAM or FRAUD
If you become the victim of a scam or fraud,
report it to Action Fraud, run by the National Fraud Authority at
or phone 0300 123 2040.
CITIZENS ADVICE CONSUMER SERVICES
For advice on any problems you may have following the purchase of goods or services,
contact Citizens Advice Consumer Services (part of the Citizens Advice Bureau) on 03454-040506
Loan sharks are acting illegally and can be expensive.
They may use threats, violence and intimidation to ensure they are paid.
Please report any instances of illegal lending to the 24/7 hotline 0300-555-2222
so that victims can be helped and unscrupulous lenders prosecuted.
If you prefer, text "loan shark + your message" to 60003
Stop Loan Sharks
THE CRIME PREVENTION WEBSITE
This website, written by a retired Metropolitan Police Officer,
claims to be the largest and most comprehensive resource for free crime prevention and home security advice on-line.
Sections cover all aspects of home security, vehicle and bike security, personal security and other crime prevention.
Also check out the Neighbourhood Watch "Stay Safe" guide featured on the Handbooks page.
The Crime Prevention Website
THE STREETLINK WEBSITE
To ensure the correct land owner or public takes the appropriate action
and to avoid confusion amongst agencies and public when reporting.
In the first instance, referrals for rough sleepers to be made.