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Information on ways that you can stay safe in your own home

Staying Safe

Lady using a bogus caller alarmMany organisations provide information on simple precautions that can be taken to keep you safe both inside and outside your home. Listed below are a few:

Age Concern Link to External Website

Age Concern Tameside can provide information and advice on a range of subjects to help keep you safe they also produce a fact sheet on crime prevention for older people Link to External Website.

Telephone Number0161 308 5000

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Link to External Website

This site is full of useful information about fire safety advice Link to External Website  in your home including how to get a free home fire risk assessment Link to External Website.

Transport for Greater Manchester (TFGM) Link to External Website

Travelling on public transport is safe, however TFGM Link to External Website offer some advice to avoid putting yourself at risk from crime.

Greater Manchester Police Link to External Website

Police lady stood by Neighbourhood Policing signThe Tameside Police, as part of the Greater Manchester Police, is committed to providing a quality of service to the people of this community. 

Home Watch Schemes
There is a lot you can do outside your home and family to prevent crime. One such measure is to set up a Home Watch scheme in your area.

For more crime prevention advice call Tameside Crime Reduction Advisors on
Telephone Number 0161 872 5050

Tameside Council

Community Response Service (part of Tameside Council’s Adult Services) offers a selection of alarms which are monitored by a central control station 24 hours a day to summon help in the event of an emergency.

Community Safety Unit gives advice and information on things such as;
how to help tackle burglary, bogus callers, door step conmen and information to support you if you are a victim of crime.  There has been webpages on a practical guide to home security produced jointly by Tameside Council and Greater Manchester Police.Patroller speaking to two men

Victim Support Link to External Website

Is the national charity that helps people affected by crime. We provide free and confidential support to help you deal with your experience, whether or not you report the crime.

Page last updated: 15 July 2013