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Royal Wootton Bassett
Town Council

We honour those who serve

Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council

We honour those who serve

t: 01793 850222

e: enquiries@royalwoottonbassett.gov.uk

t: 01793 850222

e: enquiries@royalwoottonbassett.gov.uk

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

During the current lockdown we would like to notify you of the services still available through The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to those over 60 or 18+ with a registered disability.

Our team of Home Security Operators are still securing the homes of victims of house crime and domestic abuse.  Our office team are on hand to give telephone support and advice on a range of home security issues.  Please call 01380 861155 and leave a message, your call will be returned within a few hours during working hours.  Our operators are also delivering Personal Protective Equipment for Wiltshire Police across the County.

Our team of Stay Safe Online volunteers are available to offer telephone advice on a range of issues from improving cyber security awareness, to cyber and scam prevention advice and signposting to future advice and resources.  Please call and leave a message on 01380 861191 and someone will get back you shortly.

Registered Charity No 1173790, The Trust provide a Courtesy Home Security Service for older, vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Swindon and Wiltshire, who have become, or are at risk of becoming victims of house crime or domestic abuse. Our Operators drive Police marked vehicles and dress as Police Support staff, their salaries, the security equipment we use and their vehicles are all funded by the Trust. Once we have been contacted, an appointment is made by the Bobby Van Administrator for an Operator to visit homes and conduct a full security survey and fire risk assessment. With the agreement of the client, appropriate devices are installed to secure the property. Time is spent offering reassurance to clients and advice is given on how to protect against house crime. Often the fear of crime is as damaging as the crime itself. We offer talks to community groups and clubs in a pro-active approach to securing homes for all over 60s or those vulnerable due to a disability. If you know someone in your community who would benefit from a visit please call to arrange a visit.

Telephone: 01225 794652

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