Chipping Warden – Neighbourhood Watch

Whilst we do not currently have an official Neighbourhood Watch scheme in place Tom Smith is trying to get one started.  If you are happy to join in please contact him.  There are 5 coordinators covering, Byfield Road, Appletree Rd and The Close, Allens Orchard, Hog End and Mill Lane and Arbury Banks.  But more would be appreciated.

Tom’s contact details are:   Tel: 01295 660608 or 07792098167  Email:

Meanwhile here is his latest Security Newsletter.


In our last note on security we cautioned about opening the door to anyone who you do not know.  In this we would like to remind you about scams.

On-Line Scams.  There appears to be a number of on-line information channels relating to CORVID 19 being set up.

In the village we are endeavouring to maintain a protected scheme of who may be considered vulnerable or at risk and how best to provide local information related to CORVID 19.

There should be no need to register for information.  You should think carefully before providing any personal information.  If you feel you are not being kept informed, one way or another or need any help please let us know.

Cold Calling.  While, for some, these are really sad, difficult times, there is an element of society who will seek to take advantage of this.  It would appear there are a number of cold callers wanting to sell life insurance/assurance policies or even pre-paid funeral schemes.  These are not for cold callers; you should be initiating these enquiries with reputable and/or recommended suppliers.

There are a number of people in the village who will not get this electronically.  Please pass it on where appropriate.