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Essex: Who's your Neighbourhood Watch champion?
12:00pm Tuesday 30th October 2012 in News
Volunteers who give up their time to keep their communities safer will be recognised at a special awards ceremony.
Essex Police and the Essex Police Authority are looking for nominations for the title of Essex neighbourhood watch co-ordinator of the year.
About 8,000 co-ordinators in the county offer support to 40 per cent of households.
Alan Johnson, chair of the Essex County Neighbourhood Watch Association said:
"Neighbourhood Watch provides a great opportunity for people to get involved in their communities, create a strong local spirit and crucially help keep their community safe.”
One co-ordinator from each part of Essex will make up a shortlist before judges pick the overall winner.
To make a nomination, download a form at http://www.essex.police.uk/nhw and complete it and send it by Friday, December 7.