98% of residents said they felt safe by day and 89% at night.
30% had been affected by crime in the last five years, of whom 31 had suffered theft or burglary, while others had suffered criminal damage. 91% reported all or some of the crimes they experienced to the police.
24% considered policing adequate; 38% felt that it was inadequate, while 38% had no opinion. Respondents suggested a police presence on the beat and bringing back the village 'bobby'. If the village does have a designated policeman/woman, 97% don't know the constable. (See Action Plan Project 8 .)
26% said they were aware of a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme in their area. 34% of respondents would be interested in participating in such a scheme with 48% replying 'maybe'. (See Action Plan Project 8 .)