Join our Trustee Board

Our Organisation The Tower Hamlets Neighbourhood Watch Association (THNWA) is part of the largest grass-roots movement in England and Wales, working to prevent crime and reduce the fear of crime, and support local initiatives to build stronger and better-connected communities. We are the Borough Association for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. We are closely … Continue reading Join our Trustee Board

Gun surrender project

Gun surrender project

As part of the general violence reduction strategy, which saw knife bins installed in Tower Hamlets, we can now look forward to the 'Firearms surrender' project. There are however no bins, to drop guns into. Weapons should be handed to front counter staff at identified police stations. The main locations are:• SOUTH WEST - Twickenham … Continue reading Gun surrender project

Efficiency of Ward Panels

Efficiency of Ward Panels

To obtain the best results from ward panel meetings we recommend that each panel has an agenda that as closely as possible resembles the recommended agenda, as stated in the Ward Panel Handbook on page 15. Apologies and IntroductionsMinutes and actions from the last meetingPolice actions on the previous prioritiesPolice report on crime, ASB, ward … Continue reading Efficiency of Ward Panels

Promotional material to support local watch groups

Promotional material to support local watch groups

We have campaign materials available for your local watch. Link to order form at the bottom of page order stickers using the form . You must be approved/verified to get stickers. 1. Window/Door stickers The Neighbourhood Watch stickers have Cyberhood Watch on the back but the back can also be used on doors or other … Continue reading Promotional material to support local watch groups

Think crime prevention

Think crime prevention

Once you are registered with Ourwatch you have the choice of various service providers. These include: Action Fraud (NFIB) (Recommended) Fire & Rescue Service Get Safe Online Local Authority Neighbourhood Watch (Recommended) Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner The Police (Recommended) Trading Standards Repelling crime through positive community action like communicating with your neighbours … Continue reading Think crime prevention

New ASB strategy

New ASB strategy

Tower Hamlets Council, has made changes to Safer Neighbourhood Operations (SNO) team. Click through to our page about ASB prevention to see full details with tips how to report and deal with the issue, if it affects you and/or your neighbours. The borough has been divided into four main areas Yellow areaBethnal Green EastBethnal Green … Continue reading New ASB strategy

Help improve fire safety in Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets Housing Forum and London Fire Brigade are working together to promote fire safety in our borough, and we want to involve residents in getting the message out. We are making a series of short films where you can discuss your fire safety concerns or issues that you’ve experienced with someone from London Fire Brigade. … Continue reading Help improve fire safety in Tower Hamlets

A lack of service

We have come across a number of issues, which show that neither police or MOPAC show the required duty of care to local residents. There are many complaints, expression of uncertainties, frustrations voiced on various social media platforms, which do not result in action by police or MOPAC. Just recently a user of NextDoor posted … Continue reading A lack of service