There are a variety of Watch schemes operating across Cheshire
which allow you to get involved in your local community
or help to tackle issues which you are passionate
Caravan Watch gives residents the opportunity to raise and share
their concerns about crime or anti-social behaviour at caravan
parks. The scheme encourages people to look after each other and
report suspicious things to the police or coordinators.
Telephone: 01606 36 4291
Forecourt Watch ensures that police, oil companies and petrol
retailers work together to meet agreed crime reduction objectives
whilst reducing demands on police resources by targeting prolific
offenders and addressing financial losses to the retail
Telephone: Andrew Fielding – 01606 36 2476
or Howard Davison – 01606 36 5187
Heritage Watch is a fantastic new approach to policing the past
and preserving Cheshire's Heritage for future generations.
This will be the first scheme of its kind in the country and
will connect local people to heritage sites within their community.
Further information about Heritage
Cheshire has good reason to be very proud of Home Watch. It is
one of the county’s most successful exports. The initiative began
its life in Britain in the village of Mollington, near Chester, in
1982. It soon spread around the country, adopting the name
Neighbourhood Watch in some areas. Further
information about Home Watch.
The Junior Road Safety Scheme has been running very successfully
in Cheshire West for approximately 30 years. This year, Cheshire
Constabulary has worked in partnership with Cheshire West &
Chester and has joined in the scheme to incorporate the Junior
Watch element. Further information about
Junior Road Safety Officers.
Rural Watch operates to give advice on improving to deter
criminals in the Mere area and to encourage the sharing of
information across the rural community. Further information about Rural Watch.
PubWatch is a scheme which allows licensees to work together to
keep members of the public safe by banning troublemakers and
discussing problems. Further information
Cheshire Police work closely with a range of organisations and
individuals within rural communities to fight crime. We provide
practical help for residents through our RuralWatch scheme and
encourage neighbours to look out for each other. Further information about Rural Watch.
Spike Elliott – 0845
The SpeedWatch scheme allows the public to get actively involved
in monitoring the speed of vehicles travelling through their
neighbourhood. It is used in areas where speeding has been
identified as a priority.
If you want to see if a SpeedWatch scheme is running in your
area contact your local neighbourhood policing team.