The purpose of Neighbourhood Watch is to help Willoughby villagers to be more vigilant and to report anything which seems suspicious. Usually this would be done by contacting Crime-stoppers or the Police directly (see the telephone numbers below). Very occasionally people contact John Brian and he helps as best he can. However on some occasions, it would be helpful if, after having contacted the Police, you could let him know directly, so that he can alert the community.
All villagers are encouraged to register to receive alert messages concerning local criminal activity. Go to www.rushcliffecommunity.co.uk and click on the 'Join' button near the top right hand corner of the Home page.
Villagers are also welcome to join the list produced by our Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator, John Brian, and receive information in that way too. His e-mail address is
See also the Safety & Crime Prevention page.
Non-emergency telephone number to contact the local Police:
From Monday, November 7th, 2011, the non-emergency number for the local Police changed from 0300 300 99 99 to 101, however in an emergency you should always call 999
When should I call 101?
To report less urgent crime or disorder and for general police enquiries...
• if your car has been stolen;
• if your property has been damaged
• if you suspect drug use or drug dealing
• or to give the Police information about crime in your area
The old number [0300 300 99 99] ceased to work from Monday, January 9th, 2012.
Calls from landlines and mobile networks cost 15 pence per call. If you are deaf or hard of hearing you can textphone 1800110