Mid Argyll Rural Watch

Scheme information

This Rural Watch encompasses farms, rural businesses and domestic properties, within the Mid Argyll policing area, covering such areas as Claonaig and Kennacraig to the south and Inveraray and Clachan in the north and all areas in between including Tarbert, Knapdale, Lochgilphead, Minard, and Furnace.The Scheme is being coordinated by Police Scotland and is currently being rolled out, with the purpose being to improve communication between members and the Police. Police Scotland will carry out patrols to reassure the community and reduce crime in the area. The email system within the watch will be used to pass information to watch members. Such emails will include information on crime in the area of the watch, allowing members to take necessary precautions to prevent further crimes. Likewise members can contact the Coordinator by email at the touch of a button. This watch is supported by Neighbourhood Watch Scotland and as such many home insurance companies will offer a discount to members of such a scheme. It only takes a few minutes to sign up, its FREE, shows your support for your community and may prevent you being the victim of crime.

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Scheme coordinator

Iain MacNicol
Sergeant Iain MacNicol, based at Lohgilphead Police Office, with main area of coverage being Mid Argyll. This is a scheme coordinated by Police Scotland. I would encourage rural farms, businesses and residents to join. This website has the facility to send out information to members and keep you updated with current issues. All correspondence will be via email.
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