Avon & Somerset Watch RURAL lets you contact, communicate and raise Rural Affairs issues and alerts for the safety, security and well being of others in your area.
It is open to EVERYONE in Avon and Somerset Watch
and it's COMPLETELY FREE.
You can also use it to create your own local or wider Rural Watch group.
Avon & Somerset Watch RURAL runs on the TELEGRAM messenger app. It's much like What's App - but is more secure and offers better facilities and functions - ideal for larger groups.
We have set up Avon & Somerset Watch RURAL based on local authority areas. There are TEN groups in all - Bristol having TWO, divided into North and South by the River Avon. You can join as many of these groups as you wish.
Step 1. Go to the Telegram Messenger website https://telegram.org/ and download the version you need for your device. Telegram is available on ALL platforms.
Step 2. Follow the instructions provided when you install the app to register yourself.
Step 3. Click on the invitation link for your area, shown below.
YOU'VE DONE IT!
YOU CAN START MESSAGING
Telegram Invitation Links to Avon & Somerset Watch RURAL
A&SW RURAL (Bath & NE Somerset) https://t.me/joinchat/Ru7U8RgyZeOEbq7SBszGDA
A&SW RURAL (Bristol South) https://t.me/joinchat/Ru7U8RzXOQf0LBCYijX4Bg
A&SW RURAL (Bristol North) https://t.me/joinchat/Ru7U8RwyWilkPGIKxiE1bQ
A&SW RURAL (Mendip) https://t.me/joinchat/Ru7U8R1BuW7jVpgobaD8gA
A&SW RURAL (North Somerset) https://t.me/joinchat/Ru7U8Rg9AatFw5L8U-I7bw
A&SW (Sedgemoor) https://t.me/joinchat/Ru7U8RSH2Alw3YObiwsTaw
A&SW RURAL (South Gloucestershire) https://t.me/joinchat/Ru7U8RrR6AcEOXqbUKyJvA
A&SW RURAL (South Somerset) https://t.me/joinchat/Ru7U8R2UpAm71toOIFHyjw
A&SW RURAL (Taunton Deane) https://t.me/joinchat/Ru7U8RluKRmzKU1y6Wq8SA
A&SW RURAL (West Somerset) https://t.me/joinchat/Ru7U8RhTmRU-QmFs0R9xVg
THE RULES & ETIQUETTE
Use Avon & Somerset Watch RURAL
to help create and sustain safer, stronger, and active communities
to support and enable individuals and communities to be connected, active and safe, to help increases their well-being and minimises crime
in a professional manner - it is not intended for 'chit-chat' and sharing amusing YouTube videos.
Do not use any hate speech or any bullying language
Do not post any demeaning comments about race, gender, religion, culture, sexual orientation, or identity
Be kind and respectful of other’s views, even if you disagree with them.
Remain politically neutral, we are community focused but not political.
Do not share CCTV images – there are strict rules on this
Do not advertise businesses, self-promotions or spam