Area Watch Groups
Five Towns Shop Watches
Members can find details of all Five Town Shopwatch group meetings in the Area Watch Update section when they log in.
Castleford Shop Watch
The Carlton Lane & Partners Shop Watch organisation
is currently looking to expand to include all businesses in Castleford. Please contact the coordinator about becoming a member of the scheme and for meeting dates and times.
Coordinator: David Ashworth,
Carlton Lane & Partners
Contact Number: 01977 603338
Featherstone Shop Watch
The next Featherstone Shop Watch meeting will be held on the 27th May 2009 at 5.30pm. Please contact the coordinator listed below if you would like to become a member and for more details.
Coordinator: Gareth Yates
Contact Number: 01977 600469
Normanton Shop Watch
Currently we have no details of a Shop Watch scheme
in Normanton. If you are interested in coordinating a Shop Watch in that area, or would like to be a member of a Shop Watch group in Normanton, please contact CRIME SEEN! at 01977 651 624.
Pontefract Shop Watch
Although a Shop Watch scheme has been operating in Pontefract, we are not aware that the group has a coordinator. If you have been acting as coordinator of the Shop Watch in that area, would like to coordinate the watch group, or would like to be a member of the group in Pontefract, please contact CRIME SEEN! at 01977 651 624.
CRIME SEEN! members can access the latest updates from the Five Towns Shop Watch, and see crime updates related to this area, by logging in above.
If you are not already a Crime Seen member and are interested in joining, please click here to visit our membership page for more details.
BENEFITS OF BECOMING A SHOPWATCH MEMBER
- Links you to a network of other retail operations in your area all working to reduce crime against businesses.
- Provides radio links to each other, police & the CCTV control room
- Provides photographs of known offenders.
- Forewarns businesses of potential problems.
- Helps protect staff and customers and makes for a more secure working and shopping environment.
- Preserves and improves value trade.
- Fosters good working relationships with the Police & Local authorities.
- Provides an opportunity to attend regular meetings with both other members and police.
- Helps provide information to the police to aid in prosecuting offenders.
- Provides information on exclusion notices from other schemes.
NOTE: Not all Watch Groups offer the same benefits. For more information, contact your nearest Watch Group coordinator.