Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

I was appointed Inveresk Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator back in September 2010. At that time I attended The Association of Scottish Neighbourhood Watches AGM in an attempt to educate myself of the facilities and contact points available to our community. The aim “to promote good citizenship and greater public participation in the prevention and solution of crime so that effective liaison between police and public can be achieved in order to promote the efficiency of the police in all Scottish police areas”

With that in mind I approached four other residents of Inveresk splitting our Village up into more manageable areas, hopefully giving residents a direct contact point within closer proximity where information (newsletters, security advice etc) can be sent, delivered or forwarded electronically. By hand delivered letter we invited every resident to take advantage of this facility by registering their e-mail address to the co-ordinator within the catchment area. Here we are Spring, 2015, having just passed the magical number of 200 houses in the Village and less than a third of residents appear to have taken advantage of this most worthwhile facility.

AREAS  and Co-ordinators

Carberry Road, Close and Court, Crookston Road and Court:

James S Raitt        e-mail  jsraitt@hmraitt.com

Wedderburn Court:

Arthur Hickman   e-mail  arthurhickman06@aol.com

 

Wedderburn House, Delta Place Smeaton Grove

Brenda Clark         e-mail Kevin@brclark.wanadoo.co.uk

 

Inveresk Village and Double Dykes

Jenny Mollison     e-mail  jennymollison@yahoo.co.uk

 

Granus Mews, Inveresk Gate, Inveresk Estate and St. Michael’s

Robin Rae              e-mail    robinbrae@aol.com

 

 POLICE  and NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH CONTACT POINTS

National Neighbourhood Watch Office, Lisa Toon, Office 23, Enterprise House, Springkerse Business Park, Stirling  FK7 7UF Tel 01786 463732

http://www.neighbourhood watchscotland.co.uk.

 

Musselburgh Police Station Tel 0131 665 5391

PC 5538 Kenny McKenzie

Musselburgh Police Station

174 High Street

Musselburgh EH21 7DZ

Kenneth.mckenzie@scotland.pnn.plolice.uk

 

Those, not registered with Inveresk Neighbourhood Watch, why not come and register with us? Help prevent crime, take advantage of expert security advice, participate and make our community a safer place.

 

COME AND JOIN US

 

Jim Raitt

Inveresk Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator

April 2015

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