In celebration of our 40th anniversary in 2022, we recognised and acknowledged the dedication and longevity of our volunteers by launching a Volunteer Recognition Award.

In its first year, 2022, 3,255 of our volunteers were presented with a certificate recognising the length of time that they have volunteered for Neighbourhood Watch, in particular those that have reached milestones of 5, 10, 25 or 40 years.

Four of our volunteers even got invited to meet the Minister of Safeguarding, Rachel Maclean, to have a special thank you tea and chat.

The Volunteer Recognition Award will run again in 2023 with a new category for nominations. Watch this space!

Volunteers meet Minister of Safeguarding