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Cloughreagh meeting to set up Neighbourhood Watch after spate of burglaries

neighbourhood watchSinn Féin Councillor Roisin Mulgrew has confirmed that the PSNI will be in attendance at Wednesday’s (7th December) meeting in Cloughreagh Community Centre to discuss recent crime in the locality and to also explore the setting up of Neighbourhood Watch Groups within the various areas in Cloughreagh, Derramore, High Street and Millvale.

The local representative explained, “The meeting is a natural follow on from the initial reaction by the community to the surge of criminal activity in the area, where friends and neighbours joined together and walked the streets.

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30th-nov-2016-small-box“They called with residents to help allay their fears, watched out for suspicious activity and worked with the local PSNI to try and ensure that those engaged in these dastardly activities were apprehended and brought to justice.

“The forming of Neighbourhood watch will harness the good work done and consolidate the need for the partnership with the PSNI in their fight against crime.”

The Councillor stated that it was open to all residents from the locality and she also confirmed that the PCSP and other agencies involved in crime prevention support would be present.

The meeting will take place in Cloughreagh Community Centre on Wednesday 7th of December, commencing at 8pm sharp.

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Cllr Mulgrew added, “People are determined to in an appropriate and practical way help protect their homes and those of their neighbours against those who wish to rob and destroy. We want to support an efficient and effective strategy by the PSNI against those engaged in criminal activities.”

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