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This message is dated Monday 9th November 2020 - Ascot

Alert message sent 09/11/2020 13:39:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Once again our thanks for multiple reports of suspicious people and cars out and about in the early hours.  In Old Windsor - we have reports of a man walking up and down driveways trying the car door handles of at least 5 houses !
Please keep the intelligence coming.  Our grateful thanks

FIRST a message from Age Concern Windsor:
Hi Jeff,

I just wanted to let you know that Age Concern Windsor Meals on Wheels service is possibly - depending upon demand, -expanding this service to cover Ascot. The Full price of the hot two course meal is £6.50 per meal and there is a discount price of £4.00, for those in receipt of income, or disability benefits.
Qualifying Benefits: Pension Credit, Income Support, Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment, Employment and Support Allowance (Income based), Job Seekers (Income based), Carers Allowance- for the named people (i.e. the carer and cared for), Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance, Housing Benefit.
 In cases where there is great financial hardship, free meals can be offered on a case by case basis, please contact us directly to discuss.
Meals can be delivered Tuesday to Friday between 12:00 and 13:00. We can cater to most dietary requirements including omitting specific vegetables, because of interactions with medications and reduced sugar for diabetics.
Sadly we cannot provide Halal meat or vegan meals, but there are vegetarian options.  To discuss options please call 01753 860685 - 9:00-15:00 Tuesday to Friday, or email us
I would like to encourage anyone from Ascot, to get in touch if they are interested in receiving meals as we are looking to expand deliveries to these areas in the near future and will prioritise opening to areas if there are enough people interested in the service.
Any questions do let me know and feel free to pass on the details to anyone who might be interested.
Yours sincerely,
Rachel Harvey
Tel: 01753 860685
Charity No: 1177688

I have attached reference numbers to each crime report. If you live in the vicinity of any of the crimes mentioned and have CCTV or a video doorbell, can you please check the footage. If you have any that might be of interest to the police, can you please make contact with us, quoting reference number given.
I have added a new email address below.  The first email address is directly to your local Neighbourhood Team.  The second is to our investigation team.  Please use it to send any intelligence / video doorbell / CCTV footage you may have, which is relevant to any of the crimes lists below - quoting the reference number.
Alternatively you can call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or email -
6/11  Friday 9.25 a.m.  Supermarket Car Park, London Road.  CAR ENTERED BY UNKNOWN MEANS - Macbook Laptop Pro, stolen from the passenger seat.  Ref. No:  43200363652
7/11  Saturday p.m.  Beechcroft Close.  Bike shed break.  CCTV show 2 men arriving in a large Audi estate on cloned index plates.  They get out and attempt to force and jemmy open the metal shed door.  A witness disturbs them and they immediately make off.  No entry gained and nothing stolen.  Ref. No:  43200364878
8/11  Sunday 6.10 a.m.  Carroll Crescent.  Van break.  Video footage shows a white man, slim, aged 25 - 35, wearing a pale grey tracksuit, walked around the van and then broke in through the driver’s window, which had previously been broken and which was taped up.  Tools stolen.  Ref. No:  43200365411

Please consider using our online reporting system but please note this reporting tool is not for use where a crime happening right now, the suspect is still at the scene, or anyone seriously injured or in immediate danger.
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The lockdown has resulted in many neighbourhoods drawing closer together in supporting local residents with needs, and in neighbours spending a lot more time talking to each other over fences or across the road. This has improved community spirit to no end, and a great way to keep this spirit alive is for residents to join their local Neighbourhood Watch scheme, or start up a new scheme if there is not already one covering their respective street.

Neighbourhood Watch is not just about looking out the window and being alert for any crime in the neighbourhood, it is much more than that. It serves as a valuable resource for crime prevention, in supporting the Police with things such as local home security surveys, installing crime prevention aids in homes for the vulnerable and elderly especially, helping those vulnerable and elderly residents with any other needs, and in drawing residents together in supporting one another.
The Windsor & Ascot NHW Association is making great strides in reactivating and expanding Neighbourhood Watch within the various parishes of Windsor & Ascot. Its Facebook page (@WindsorAscotNHW) is receiving multiple enquiries from interested residents and serves as a means to highlight local issues relating to crime and residents in need. New NHW schemes are continuously being set up with active Coordinators, and residents within those scheme areas can now benefit from the new initiatives being introduced by Neighbourhood Watch and Thames Valley Police.
To search for your nearest NHW scheme, or to set up a new scheme, visit and enter your postcode. 

For any questions relating to Neighbourhood Watch please contact the Windsor & Ascot NHW Association at

Message sent by
Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

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