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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Neighbourhood Watch

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# Neighbourhood Watch
11 posts you'll definitely see in your local Facebook group
There seem to be 7 million local plumbers in the one group.
# Neighbourhood Watch
9 defining characteristics of the Irish neighbour as a species
Neiiighbours, everybody needs good neiiiighbours.
# rural crime
Gardaí launch 'text alert' service to tackle rural crime
The initiative will allow people to send alerts of suspicious incidents to the rest of the community through gardaí.
# Trayvon Martin
Thousands gather for ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rallies across US
The rallies and vigils were held in at least 101 cities.
# Neighbourhood Watch
17 notes from neighbours trapped in glass cases of emotion
Good neighbours become good friends. These people are not friends.
# Crime
How Neighbourhood Watch schemes have boomed since the recession
There has been a 30 per cent increase in Neighbourhood Watch schemes around the country in recent years.
# Name change
Stiller film title changed due to Trayvon murder
The Ben Stiller comedy was called Neighbourhood Watch – but the name has been changed because of the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a neighbourhood watch captain in Florida.
# Neighbourhood Watch
Taking stick: Bitter neighbours finally learning to share
Cork will be happier because for a second week running, they haven’t stopped running: Kilkenny were outpaced down the stretch at Pairc Ui Chaoimh and Tipperary were caught at the ribbon in Thurles.
# Florida
Florida police chief, prosecutor step down from Trayvon Martin case
Thousands held a rally yesterday calling for an arrest following the teenager’s death last month
# Neighbourhood Watch
Anti-terror hotline ad banned in Britain
A radio advert encouraging people to observe neighbours for signs of “suspicious” behaviour has been pulled for causing serious offence.