Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

OXENFORD NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH AUG 2016 MEETING


Oxenford Neighbourhood Watch's meeting and AGM happened this evening - as usual this was a very informative and interesting  event.

Our speaker was Declan Mackle, CEO of NuCrush Group who talked about the quarry's operations at the Oxenford plant and about their Good Neighbour Community Program that has seen them pour over a quarter of a million dollars into our community  in the last 20 years. Local schools, sporting clubs and local charities have all benefited in many ways. Declan's presentation was fascinating in that it also showed a video of one of the quarry's blasts. We have all heard and felt the blasts - and to see what actually happens at the quarry when the charges  are detonated was very interesting. There were many questions from the floor for Declan from members of the community who appreciated and enjoyed being able to discover more about  NuCrush's operations in our neighbourhood.



Our State Member for Albert, MP Mark Boothman also attended and brought us up to date with recent  happenings. The best news he brought is that twenty new officers now operate from Coomera Station - the Rapid Reaction Patrol Unit. He also talked about the works at Exit 54 behind on scheduled despite rain that did delay some of the operations on site.


Cr William Owen Jones (Division 2)  spoke  about the new indoor sports centre on Beatty Road - a legacy 'item' which is in place and ready for the Commonwealth Games and that will remain as a state of the art (and extensive) centre thereafter. Other issues discussed included the Light Rail Stage 2 to / from Helensvale and Griffiths University as well as the Movie Worls DA application for the 770 space car park at 12 Michigan Dr (with access on Kopps Rd).


Police Liaison Officer Sr Sgt Andrew Lake tabled and talked through the crime statistics for the area covered by Oxenford Neighbourhood Watch for the last quarter that contained 25 offences. Sr Sgt Andrew Lake spoke of scams that are 'doing the rounds' and the new Police Link App which he encouraged those present to download.


Our next meeting is Tuesday 8th November 7pm at the Oxenford and Coomera Youth and Community Centre - as usual.

You are all welcome to attend - no need to RSVP - just come along and join us. Every meeting is followed by free drinks and nibbles and you're welcome to stay behind to chat with your state, council and Police reps as well as your fellow neighbours.




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Sunday, July 31, 2016

AGM AND MEETING 9th AUGUST 2016 - OXENFORD NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH


Our next meeting is also an AGM  - 9th August. After this only two more meetings remain in 2016 - one  is the 8th November meeting and the other is the  Christmas Party   on 13th Dec in 2016.



All meetings (as well as the Christmas party) take  place at 7pm on Tuesdays. The venue is the  Oxenford and Coomera Youth and Community Centre.



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Saturday, July 16, 2016

CRIME REPORT - JUNE 2016

There were nine crimes reported to police during June, including three burglaries. In one burglary, the offenders walked into the house and stole the keys to a car whilst the residents were home. With immobilisers in cars today, offenders will actually break into a house, solely to steal a car.  Whenever possible, keys should be stored out of sight, e.g. a drawer or similar.
Burglary
18/06/2016 Regatta Avenue: Unknown offender/s has entered the open garage at the victim's house, picked up the car keys from the hallway near the garage and driven off with the victim's Audi sedan.
24/06/2016 Regatta Avenue: Unknown offender/s has gained entry to the victim's house by jemmying the front door. A large amount of jewellery was stolen.
25/06/2016 Stolle Court: Unknown offender/s has force a side gate and smashed a laundry window to gain entry to the victim's house. A messy search was conducted but it is unknown if any property has been stolen.
Break and enter premises
06/06/2016 Riversdale Road: SOLVED: The offender gained entry to the baseball club canteen by forcing the roller door.  Food was stolen and other property scattered across the oval. Offender charged with multiple offences.
Theft of motor vehicle
14/06/2016 Michigan Drive: SOLVED: The victim's Nissan sedan was parked in the front yard of his property. The male offender has gained entry to the car and driven off in it. The vehicle was located at Logan Reserve when a witness disturbed the offender in the car.
Steal from motor vehicle
20/06/2016 Hoad Court: Unknown offender/s in a grey Holden utility have removed 3 sacks containing copper 'earths' from the tray of a truck parked at the incident address.
26/06/2016 Maple Court: Unknown offender/s has removed the tonneau and support bars from the rear of the victim's Holden utility whilst it was parked.
Wilful damage
05/06/2016 Global Plaza: Unknown offender/s has scratched both sides of the victim's Landrover 4x4 wagon whilst parked in the Aldi car park.
22/06/2016 Eucalyptus Court: Unknown offender has smashed the kitchen glass sliding door with a large rock.
If you have any information in relation to any of these offences, call Coomera Police on 5519 5555 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.
Andrew Lake, Senior Sergeant 6695, Operational Improvement Unit, Police Headquarters, Brisbane.  (p) 3364 6045 (e) Lake.AndrewI@police.qld.gov.au .

These figures are not official Queensland Police Service statistics.  Official Queensland Police Service statistics are released only through the Information Resource Centre after available data is collected, classified and collated in accordance with nationally accepted rules.
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

IMPORTANT - BURGLARIES IN OXENFORD



In the last five days there have been four burglaries committed in the Oxenford NHW area south of Michigan Drive. In each offence a large amount of property, including electronics, jewellery and bicycles.
At the last burglary yesterday (24/05/16) a male person was seen at the victim’s house. A partial description has been supplied with the male having a shaved head, a rat’s tail, visible tattoos and he was wearing a grey shirt and a red singlet.
If you know who the male person is, or have any information about these crimes, please call Coomera Police Station on 5519 5555 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au/home.
If you see a crime being committed, call 000 and provide as much detail as you can.
Please make sure your home is secure.

Andrew Lake
Senior Sergeant 6695
Oxenford NHW Police Liaison Officer
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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Could you deliver some newsletters for us 4 times x year?

Hi all

We are looking for volunteers to help us deliver approx 200 of the 1,950 newsletters we deliver into our residents' letterboxes 4 times per year.

Our A3 newsletters are a pivotal part of what we do as a Neighbourhood Watch. They inform residents on local happenings, they contain crime stats and property / personal safety information and inform residents of our next Neighbourhood Watch meeting dates. They also contain articles from our Police Liaison Officer and from our Federal, State and Council representatives.

The newsletters would be  delivered to your door by our Newsletter Coordination Manager Kerry who is super-friendly and efficient. Your role is to deliver them to the homes assigned to you. Our newsletters are quarterly - therefore we need this to happen just 4 times x year.

The area for which we require help is in Sea Eagle Lagoon.... around Greywillow, Paddy Place, Roseapple Ct etc.... can you help?

This would be great exercise for you, a great community service  and it helps us greatly. Usually the newsletters are delivered to your door 2 weeks before our public Neighbourhood Watch meeting so you have a choice of days / times in which to deliver them. We are very well organised so you would almost always have a nice big 'window' of time in which to deliver the newsletters to the homes assigned to you.

If you feel that you can help - please call or text 0400 211 622 with your name and email address and  we'll do the rest

Would be great to have you on the team :)

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

OXENFORD NHW MAY 2016 MEETING

A wonderful meeting was had tonight - so much information - so many attendees and so many special guests. Thanks to all who attended - the next meeting is  Tues  9th August at 7pm at the Oxenford and Coomera Youth and Community Centre.








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