Braintree District

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Braintree District has a very active Neighbourhood Watch, with frequent events and initiatives all aimed at reducing crime and the fear of crime throughout the district.
Braintree District NW distributes FREE Window stickers, wheelie bin stickers, street signs, pens, and new NW Guide books. We issue a six monthly NW Newsletter  to 8,500 households on paper and by email. Here is the last one: Page 1   Page 2
We are determined to reduce the opportunity of crime in Braintree District so if you would like to assist or just want information, please send an email to Clive Stewart, our Chairman on [email protected]

Steering Group Meeting

Here are the notes of our October 2019 Steering Group Meeting

Annual General Meeting

We held our 2019 AGM on 30th July at Gosfield Village Hall.
Here is the Chairman's report to the AGM and    Here are the Minutes

Here are some photographs from the meeting.

Active Citizens
We have volunteered to participate in "Active Citizens" which is distributing crime prevention information throughout Braintree District accompanied by Essex Police. If you would like more information contact Clive Stewart, Chairman. Active citizens are also beginning to get involved in a variety of roles to help the police such as the Restorative Justice programme

Essex Neighbourhood Watch Association
Our hard working chairman, Clive also chairs the meetings of the Essex Neighbourhood Watch Association, That means that he has to write a report of Braintree's recent activities  for the Association meeting. Here is his most recent report . Clive also shares the Essex Association's role in liaising with the National Neighbourhood Watch team.

Essex Community Messaging
In Braintree District we now have a volunteer NW member who received reports from Essex Police and sent out messages on ECM (Essex Community Messaging). ECM is currently under review but If anyone would like such messages are still being sent, please email Clive Stewart.
Weekly Newsletters

Anyone involved with Neighbourhood Watch in Braintree District who would like
to receive a weekly Newsletter please send your name and address and postal code to
[email protected] Please also state very clearly the Neighbourhood Watch Group of which you are a member.

Within Braintree District, the Witham team are particularly active. In particular they run an active Facebook closed user group to help inform and co-ordinate the activities of local Neighbourhood Watch members.

National Database

Anyone who has registered with National Neighbourhood Watch for their Alert newsletter and stated that they are a Neighbourhood Watch member in Braintree District isn't automatically linked in to receive support from their local group. They MUST contact the Chairman of Essex County Neighbourhood Watch Association so that they can be connected to their local team.