Police & Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch and our local Police team are working to make our community a safer place for all residents.
Please be vigilant and report any suspicious activity.
building secure, confident communities
Neighbourhood Watch groups are run by local people, with the full support of local police forces. Crime prevention is not the only aspect of the scheme, but some insurance companies will give discount on home insurance premiums for group members.
For more information about the scheme, national and local, visit the official Neighbourhood Watch website www.ourwatch.org.uk
If you would like to form or join a Neighbourhood Watch group, the parish coordinator will be pleased to assist. Please contact Howard Dougall on tel 843725.
Neighbourhood Watch Scheme Administrator
The Area Coordinator is Paul Johnson, Neighbourhood Watch Admin, Taunton Police Station, Somerset TA1 1HE
Tel 07889 656 575 / 01278 649 611
Avon & Somerset Constabulary
safer, stronger neighbourhood policing
Our local PCSOs are based at Cheddar Police Station, which is our neighbourhood policing hub. Beat Managers are based in Burnham, and other response officers based in Bridgwater.
For advice on home security or for a crime prevention survey of your home or business, please contact your local neighbourhood team at Cheddar Police station, or online at www.avonandsomerset.police.uk
Sedgemoor North East Neighbourhood Team -
To ensure that any e-mail is attended to promptly, please use SomWestNPTSedgemoor@avonandsomerset.police.uk
The telephone number for non-emergencies is 101.
For local crime reports go to www.police.uk and type in your postcode.
No Cold Calling Zone
In conjunction with the local police force and at the instigation of Shipham Parish Council, the Parish of Shipham is a no cold calling zone. Doorstep selling of goods or services is not permitted. Residents are encouraged to call the Police if any such suspicious activity is seen.