City of Capetown Neighbourhood Watch (NW) Awards Now Open. The City’s Safety and Security Directorate invites communities to submit nominations for the annual Neighbourhood Watch (NW) Awards. The awards is in recognition for the dedication and hard work by accredited individual members and NW teams across the metropole.
The annual NW Awards is an opportunity to highlight and honour individuals and groups for their commitment to upholding and improving community safety.
The awards also recognises the important role of supporting and working with the City’s enforcement agencies and other services such as Disaster Risk Management.
The nomination process opened on Monday, 11 September and closes on Sunday, 8 October 2023.
The Awards Ceremony will be held at the Council Chambers in the Civic Centre on Saturday, 18 November 2023.
Nominations can be submitted in the following categories:
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS CATEGORIES
- NW Member of the Year
- Organisational Excellence
- Mobiliser of the Year
- Inspiration of the Year
- Crime Fighter of the Year
- Courage in Action
GROUP AWARDS CATEGORIES
- NW Group of the Year
- Situational Crime Prevention Award
- Social Responsibility Award
- Courage in Action Award
‘The awards is one of the many highlights on our annual calendar. It’s always heart-warming to see the nominations coming in from communities and fellow watch members, which also serve as a reminder that the contribution of Neighbourhood Watches cannot be under-estimated. They give so much of themselves, and should be a motivation to us all to be more involved in community safety and to assist in protecting vulnerable groups. The City will continue to support Neighbourhood Watches and would like to invite communities to participate in the nomination process. Let’s support our members and be more involved in creating safer communities,’ said Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith.
For detailed information on the NW awards nomination process visit: https://bit.ly/NW-Awards2023
Enquiries can also be submitted via email to: [email protected]