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Covid-19 Current Rules across Dorset

A reminder that meeting with anyone from a different household is limited to 6 people in total. Also remember to apply the basics -hands, face, space i.e. wash hands, wear a face covering, keep 2 metres away from members of other households.

County Lines Success

Dorset Police took part in a nationwide programme to address drug dealing. In one day 9 arrests were made, phones, cash and a car confiscated. A successful operation- congratulations to all concerned.

Dorset Alert Sign-in

To keep informed about crime and its prevention, sign up to receive Dorset Alert messages from Dorset Police. When you do so, please tick to receive helpful information and advice from ADW, which represents Neighbourhood and other Watches across Dorset.

Social Media Neighbourhood Watches

If you do not have a Neighbourhood or Home Watch in your area, please consider setting up a Watch Group using WhatsApp or Facebook, so that you and your neighbours can Stay Safeand be part of a Caring Community
If you have received a suspicious looking email, do NOT open any links within it. Send it to, which is service run by the National Cyber Security Centre. They will investigate its authenticity and take any appropriate action. For fuller details and other useful tips on safety online visit

Dorset appoint new ACC

Dorset Police have announced that Samantha (Sam) de Raya ha been appointed as Assistant Chief Constable. She joins from Devon and Cornwall Police where she was Commander of North, East and West Devon policing. We look forward to meeting her and wish her every success in her new role.
I hope you are finding this new website easier to navigate and containing the items that interest you.We would welcome any feedback.
Co-incidentally the national Neighbourhood Watch Network has just launched its new website which can be viewed at Their May Newsletter has also just been published on the site.