The AVON and SOMERSET WATCH  is a development of the Avon and Somerset Neighbourhood Watch Association that was originally formed by a Steering Group, then Interim Committee, comprising long-standing NW co-coordinators from across the ‘force area’.


The Association's Constitution was signed off on 13th August 2016 and can be downloaded> ASNWA Constitution.pdf


MoU's have been signed with the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

MoU's can be downloaded > MoU PCC.pdf

MoU Constabulary.pdf


The Association's accounts can be downloaded> Accounts.pdf

Inaugural AGM

The Association was formally  launched with an Inaugural AGM and Open Forum on 7th October 2017. 


The meeting unanimously voted in Nick Gough as the Chair, Egils Praulitis as Deputy Chair, and Wendy Hull as Treasurer. The role of secretary will, for the moment, be covered by Nick.  (Meeting Notes)

Executive Meetings (Minutes)

8th October 2018  

AGM & STRATEGY FORUM - 2nd March 2019                                  Minutes of Meeting

"Taking NW and Watches forward, into 2019, across Avon and Somerset"

AGENDA included;

  • Update on ASNWA & National NW developments, ASNWA Project Work; NW Scheme resilience; Engagement across ‘Watches’ (Deputy Chair: Egils Praulitis)

  • Policing update from Bristol Commander (Superintendent Andy Bennett)

  • Police Community Watch Scheme Strategy (Sergeant Jon Hill)

  • Strategy Working Groups and Plenary Session 



Finance statement (Wendy Hull) , ASNWA Account Summary - 2019 (pdf)  (Approved Unanimously)


ASNWA Executive Elections:

  • Nick Gough (Chair)

  • Egils Praulitis (Deputy Chair)

  • Wendy Hull (Treasurer)


Voted back in post unanimously! 

(NB. We are currently working on converting the AGM Strategy Forum Development Presentations to video so that these can be seen by everyone unable to attend. We will be opening up an on-line questionnaire to everyone on the ASNWA mailing to contribute and be part of the ASWNA Strategic Development for Avon and Somerset. We will email you when this is ready).

The ASNWA would like to thank the Avon and Somerset Constabulary for hosting the AGM and Strategy Forum at the Portishead HQ, and Sergeant Jon Hill for his contribution in helping manage the event on site.