Safer Neighbourhoods Stronger Communities

Keep up-to-date with what's going on in your area

Sign up for Alerts ↓

Neighbourhood Watch Scotland

is a community led initiative to bring local people together to address crime and other community safety issues. Neighbourhood Watch groups often liaise with the local police, the local authority and other agencies. The concept originated in the United States and was introduced into the UK in the 1980s.

Behind it lies a very simple idea; Working together can help to improve your community. Neighbourhood Watches can be large, covering most of the households on an estate, or they might involve just a few houses. They may meet frequently, or keep in touch via e-mail or social media. There really is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to Neighbourhood Watch. Neighbourhood Watch adapts to fit the community it serves. Quite simply it’s “Your Watch, Your Way”

Read More  

Latest news

Improving Lives Event, Dalmuir Barclay Church, Clydebank

April 23rd, 2024

We had a fabulous time today at the Improving Lives Event at Dalmuir Barclay Church, Clydebank.

Shut Out Scammers Event at Gyle Shopping Centre, Edinburgh

April 11th, 2024

We had a great day today at the Gyle Shopping Centre, Edinburgh with colleagues from Police Scotland Edinburgh Prevention, Intervention and Partnerships team, Care and Repair Scotland and ACE IT Scotland

Launch of Shut Out Scammers Campaign

April 2nd, 2024

Staff from Neighbourhood Watch Scotland (NWS) were at Mortonhall Garden Centre, Edinburgh today for the launch of the Shut Out Scammers Campaign

latest Alerts

Visit our shop
Show that your community cares about preventing crime.