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ALL SAINTS MUSIC FESTIVAL SUMMER CONCERT & HOG ROAST

WITH THE AMERSHAM BAND ON SUNDAY 23rd JUNE AT 1.00 PM

 

Do join us for a summertime musical celebration starting at 1 pm on Sunday 23rd June as part of the 2019 All Saints Music Festival.  For this year’s extravaganza, we are delighted to welcome The Amersham Band to Oval Way.  Winners of the 2019 London and Southern Counties Regional Brass Band Contest and contenders for the national title this autumn, the Band has a tremendous programme to perform in the more formal setting of the church before also playing for us al fresco while we enjoy a delicious Hog Roast.  Tickets at £20 for adults and £10 for children can be booked via Paddy on (01753) 883384 or Robert on 883997, and include entrance to the concert starting at 1 pm and the hog roast from 2 pm.  A cash bar will offer real ales, cider, wine and soft drinks.

Please note that tickets need to be purchased in advance.  Families, friends and neighbours are all welcome.  We can look forward to wonderful music, great food, good company and, according to the long-range forecast, warm sunshine!



CRIME DROPS BY 11 PER CENT IN NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH AREAS, RESEARCH REVEALS

Residents living in areas covered by Neighbourhood Watch can expect to experience 11% fewer crimes, the leader of the crime-prevention movement has said today (17 June).

Research from Nottingham Trent University (NTU) found that if a household were transplanted from a non Neighbourhood Watch area to an identical area (in terms of population density, poverty, etc.) with the only exception that there was an active Neighbourhood Watch scheme, then this household would experience 11% fewer crimes.

Since the mid-1990s, there has been a significant drop in burglaries according to the Crime Survey for England and Wales. During this period, the research by NTU reveals that burglaries have fallen faster in Neighbourhood Watch areas than others with otherwise identical household and area profiles.

These findings also suggest that vulnerable social groups, including lone parents, social renters and people living in flats and maisonettes, who live within a Neighbourhood Watch area are more protected than others.

The research revealed that 72% of Neighbourhood Watch members live in urban areas, 22% in rural areas and just 6% in inner city areas. However, if asked to join a Neighbourhood Watch scheme, households in inner city areas would be the most eager to do so.

John Hayward-Cripps, CEO of the Neighbourhood Watch Network, said: “The evidence is clear. No matter your background, social class, whether you own your own property or rent, you are safer if you live within a Neighbourhood Watch area.

“The modern day Neighbourhood Watch operates in many different ways and is flexible to how people live and work. Some are run entirely online through social media, others have regular face to face meetings. Whatever works for you, works for Neighbourhood Watch.

“If you’re worried about crime in your area or just want to get to know your neighbours a bit better, starting a Neighbourhood Watch could be the perfect project for you. Our website offers a wealth of advice, guidance and help for anyone considering this.”

Andromachi Tseloni, Professor of Quantitative Criminology at Nottingham Trent University, authored the different components of the research in collaboration with Professor Ken Pease, Dr. James Hunter and Ferhat Tura.

The news is revealed at the start of national Neighbourhood Watch Week, which runs from 17 – 23 June, which aims to present a more rounded view of the world-famous movement using the hashtag: #MoreThanYouExpect.

All week, Neighbourhood Watch Network will be highlighting their volunteers work in areas not traditionally associated with the organisation such as tackling knife crime, loneliness and scams.

More information about Neighbourhood Watch, including the ability to join or register a scheme, is available at: ourwatch.org.uk



 

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