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Report from Clifton Neighbourhood Watch – December 2018

CLIFTON NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

At the time of writing there were 2 reported crimes during the last period. Incident 311 01/11/2018 – Lilbourne Road, Clifton A vehicle has been stolen with keys. Incident 283 22/11/2018 – North Road, Clifton At 2.00pm a set of keys have been stolen from an insecure car.

The Clifton Community Speed Watch team has been monitoring the speed of traffic though the village at various locations with the following results since the last report. Newton Rd (30 mph section), 100 vehicles checked; one doing 33 mph and one doing 42 mph. Rugby Rd (30 mph section), 100 vehicles checked; none exceeding the speed limit. More checks to follow.

Please do not drive if you have been drinking, even if it is the day after you have been drinking.

Park in a safe location. Please leave your vehicle secure and take your keys with you. Do not leave any items on display; if you cannot remove them from the car put them out of sight in the boot. Anything left on display is an invitation for a criminal to break in and take it even if it is not valuable. An envelope, empty carrier bag or a sweater are all tempting to a criminal.

When out shopping, in a bar, restaurant etc. keep your valuables out of sight and in a safe location. Look round and see how easy it would be to take someone else’s phone, wallet, keys etc. and make sure yours are out of sight and more secure in a zipped pocket etc.

Make sure your home is secure and ensure any valuables, including keys, are out of sight. If you are away or out for the night use light, TV, Radio timers to suggest there is someone at home.

You can receive details of crimes in Clifton by joining the police Community Messaging Service. You will receive eMails from the police from time to time to make you aware of crimes in Clifton, details of local scams and fraudulent activity, crime prevention advice etc. To join this service go to; https://www.warwickshire.police.uk/cms

Please remember the MOBILE POLICE STATION is available for you in Lilbourne Rd from 11.00am to 12.00 noon on specific dates. The next one will be advertised on the village notice boards.

All households in the village are covered by Clifton NHW so there is no need to apply for membership. However, if you would like to know more or take an active part in Clifton NHW please contact Chairman David Glover on 01788 535574 djglover1951@gmail.com