To mark this year’s National Neighbourhood & Home Watch Week (15-23 June), a new initiative called ‘Support a Watch’ is being launched on Monday 17 June to promote Neighbourhood and Home Watch projects which have identified what additional resources or support they need.
So what is ‘Support a Watch’? It centres around a page on the Our Watch website where we will feature up to ten Neighbourhood or Home Watch projects at a time for periods of three months. Each of the projects will have a page dedicated to them with background information, descriptions of what they do, successes, aims, aspirations, pictures and contact details.
‘Support a Watch’ is more than just a web page. We will also help to promote the projects in various other ways. The aim is to help attract money and in-kind support directly to the schemes that need it.
If you would like to take up this opportunity, you can download further details and all the information you need from the following links:
Leaflet about the ‘Support a Watch’ initiative: www.ourwatch.org.uk/resource_centre/document_library/support_a_watch_leaflet_for_coordinators
Briefing and application guidelines: www.ourwatch.org.uk/resource_centre/document_library/support_a_watch_briefing_application_guidelines Application form: www.ourwatch.org.uk/resource_centre/document_library/support_a_watch_application_form
The deadline for applications is 4 June. Although our aim is to showcase all the projects, if we receive more than 10 applications we will have to decide which ones to feature first. Please be assured we will consider time-sensitivity when making that decision. Our aim is to highlight all the best bits of your work and make your project look as good as possible, so we may get in touch with the key contact person for more information.
Regards, Catherine Dunn, NHWN