Whilst we are currently in a National Lockdown rural crime is on the increase, if you own a farm, smallholding or store agriculture machinery please be extra vigilant and report anything suspicious to Police on either 101 or 999.
Have you considered joining Farmwatch? Sign up packs are available from Wincanton Neighbourhood Team, the packs only take a few minutes to complete and you will be kept up to date with rural affairs, suspicious vehicles and crime trends that may affect you. Other schemes are available including horse watch, information on poaching and general wildlife crime.
On 21st January 2021 Wincanton Neighbourhood Team will be joined by the rural affairs unit and will be visiting local farms to provide further information on Farm watch sign up and rural crime matters.