National Neighbourhood / Home Watch Week June 19th, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments This year, National Neighbourhood & Home Watch Week is being held during the week of 20th-28th June 2015. It is an annual awareness-raising campaign to promote Neighbourhood Watch and Home Watch to the general public alongside topical crime prevention information. The focus this year is on the important issue of phone scams. Crime statistics continue to show crime falling across the country but reports of scams of this nature have risen sharply in recent years as criminals change their tactics. Financial Fraud Action UK are working to raise awareness of phone scams and in 2014 launched the Hang up on fraud campaign. It’s only by spreading the word as widely as possible that we can help to defeat the criminals. Please use this opportunity to look after your relatives, friends and others in your community. Click Here for more information about Neighbourhood/Home Watch schemes and how to set one up. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!