1. (Item inserted 14.10.19)

Several of the Sussex Police "key contacts" who we in NHW have regular contact with have changed recently; here is a summary of the current "key contacts":


- Prevention Team Sergeant - Peter Allan
- Prevention Team Inspector (Horsham) - Michelle Palmer Harris
- Prevention Team Inspector (Worthing & Adur) - Allan Lowe
- District Commander for Horsham, Worthing & Adur - Chief Inspector Sarah Leadbeatter
- Head of Neighbourhood Policing, West Sussex - Superintendent Miles Ockwell

2. (Item inserted 3.12.19) Horsham District NHW with Horsham Police will be out and about in Horsham town on Saturday the 14th December 2019 warning Christmas shoppers about purse thieves and pickpockets. Get your free warning bells to attach to bags etc.


3. (Item inserted 11.9.18) 

Horsham District NHW and Age UK Horsham District are working together to help and support the elderly members of our communities who be lonely, vulnerable and in need of face-to-face contact. 

Please click on the following items for more information and to see how NHW Coordinators and Members can help - Age UK Horsham District LetterAge UK Horsham District Information Poster

4. Street signs (item revised 21.11.2018). 

Please send requests for NHW information signs by email to:

Ken Broomfield (secretary.horshamnhw@outlook.com) who has (i) 13 new signs (400m by 300mm), 

(ii) 20 small overlays (400mm by 300mm) and (iii) 20 large overlays (500mm by 400mm). 

Numbers correct as 21 November 2018.


5. Charity Fundraising (item inserted 16.5.19 updated 15.8.19)

HDNHWA committee member and Street Co-ordinator, Jackie Reader is fundraising for St Catherines Hospice by trekking across the Sahara Desert in March 2020. For full information and/or to donate please see Jackies Just Giving webpage



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National NHW CEO August 2019 Newsletter

NHW 'Our News' April 2019 Newsletter


999 calls up as public tire of waiting for 101 Times 2nd May 2019

How grandee of banking fell prey to web fraudsters Times 30th March 2019

Neighbourhood Watch: 'Don't mock us, we're crimefighters' The Times 4th February 2019

Pity the criminal who falls foul of the curtain twitchers Telegraph 5th February 2019


"The force with the fewest bobbies on the beat per head of population is Sussex, where just 8.3 neighbourhood officers patrol 100,000 people"                                                  

Bobbies on the beat slashed by a third Sunday Times 26th August 2018

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Beware bogus British Gas callers in stolen uniforms Times 24th December 2018












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