USEFUL CONTACT DETAILS
Staffordshire Police Emergency Number
In the case of an emergency call999
Staffordshire Police Non Emergency Number 101For all non-emergency calls.
The call handler will transfer you to the most appropriate person to deal with your enquiry.
The Chase Watch Team
We provide members of Neighbourhood Watch and other Watches with support, guidance and advice:
Vicki Singleton: Telephone 01543-464218
Ash Connor: Telephone 01785-234129
OWL (On-line Watch Link): www.owl.co.uk
Staffordshire Fire & Rescue
Non Emergency Number: 08451-22-11-55
For information and advice.
Book a free Home Fire risk Check by calling0800-0241-999 or on line at:
Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent
Trader Register: call 01785 330888
Many consumers find it difficult to find a trader they can rely upon when they need building or
repair work carried out upon their homes. The Trader Register aims to reassure consumers, providing advice and information on employing a trader and working together to get things right first time. The Register covers all aspects of home improvement and repair work, including building, carpentry, external property repairs, decorating and home security. To contact the register please call between 10am and 4pm
Consumer Direct: call 08454 04 05 06
Provides practical consumer advice on all kinds of consumer issues from problems with cars to faulty household appliances
Report incidents of fly tipping to your local council on the following numbers:
Cannock Chase District Council
Stafford Borough Council 01785 619401
South Staffs Council 01902 696000
To cut down on telephone cold-calling telephone0845 070 0707.
The call must be made from the telephone number receiving the unwanted calls. You can also use this number to reduce the number of unwanted text messages to your mobile phone.
To reduce cold-calling Fax messages call0845 070 0702
To cut down on personally addressed junk mail, call0845-703-4599 Allow at least four months before you will see a reduction in the amount you receive.
Staffordshire Trading Standards:
01785 277888 for free information, advice and assistance to consumers.
Staffordshire Trading Standards 24 hour Rapid Response Team: 0777 379 2252
They can advise or respond to anyone in the community who thinks that they are being targeted by a rogue doorstep trader.
The team are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111
To pass specific information about crime or criminals, anonymously, without direct contact with the police.
Cannock Chase District Council 01543-462621
S Staffs District Council 01902-696000
Stafford Borough Council 01785-619000
NHWN (Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network) www.ourwatch.org.uk
Staffordshire Police have received reports recently of
residents receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be from the Sky TV call
centre and informing them they need to renew their Sky TV cards.
They then go on to ask for personal details.
Please be on your guard and remember never to give out personal or bank details to strangers over the phone.
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Coordinator: Mandy Causer, "Beechcroft", High Street, Church Eaton
For more information and contacts go to: http://www.staffordshire.police.uk/nwatch4.htm
What is Neighbourhood Watch?
Neighbourhood Watch schemes help to develop a greater shared awareness between police and local residents of a community's problems. They also give local people a better understanding of the practical steps that can be taken to tackle problems - either through greater vigilance, or crime prevention measures.
The benefits of belonging to a scheme
Neighbourhood Watch in Staffordshire
The force uses WatchOUT, a county-wide computerised message delivery system, to pass up-to-date information speedily to Neighbourhood Watch coordinators.
The aims of Staffordshire Police Neighbourhood Watch are to: