Tag: 2022

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

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

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

Neighbourhood Watch

is an important initiative, which enables Neigbhours to improve their feeling of owning their Neighbourhoods. Whilst making each other stronger through like-minded conversations, based around crime reduction and well-being, that feeling of always being victims of Anti-social behaviour or crime can be combatted by active neighbour collaborations. The Met Business Plan 2020-23 mentions some initiatives … Continue reading Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch supporting the Ukrainian people

At Neighbourhood Watch we are deeply saddened by the plight the Ukrainian people find themselves in by being invaded by Russia. Since the escalation of fighting in Ukraine, Red Cross teams both inside Ukraine and in bordering countries have been supporting people wherever possible. To date, Ukrainian Red Cross volunteers have distributed 30,000 food and … Continue reading Neighbourhood Watch supporting the Ukrainian people