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By Haddenham Webteam - 22nd February 2014 9:00am
As many local residents know and greatly appreciate, Haddenham is a very safe place in which to live. When the most serious events are those related to speeding traffic and occasional dog fouling of footpaths, you can be sure that we are blessed with a secure and relatively crime-free environment.
(Editor's note: this is not to minimise the desire to see a 20mph speed limit introduced in the village and the promotion of safer walking and cycling initiatives).
Some individuals may feel less secure than others, of course, wherever they live. The elderly and those living alone may not welcome unsolicited callers to their door for example. And most of us consider ways of increasing the security of our homes, especially at times when we may be away for extended periods, such as for holidays or business trips.
Organisers of the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme have recently published an information booklet which provides many useful tips and reminders to help us all reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime. The booklet was produced with assistance from the likes of the Police Service, the Association of Chief Police Officers, Crimestoppers, Get Safe Online, the Master Locksmiths Association, Suzy Lamplugh Trust, the Fire & Rescue Service, Secured by Design, Action Fraud and Avocet Hardware Ltd — so the contents are likely to make good sense.
You can download an electronic copy of the booklet from this page — simply click on the 'Crime Prevention' document located below the photographs. (Please be patient with the download — it takes about one minute to complete). But it's well worth the wait and flicking through the booklet may help you to assist others who may be (or feel) more vulnerable.
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