MORE than 40 of a town’s Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinators have joined forces to work together.
This week saw the first meeting of Stanley Area Neighbourhood Watch Association, an umbrella group made up of 44 local volunteers who co-ordinate Neighbourhood Watch in their own communities.
The new group, chaired by Geoff Graham, plans to encourage greater awareness of the work of Neighbourhood Watch and build-up the number of people taking part in local schemes, while working with police and other agencies to help prevent crime.
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Anyone interested in finding out more about Neighbourhood Watch in the Derwentside area should contact PCSO Vikki Ord by calling 101 extension 6642455.