What we do for a safer Hillingdon

Safer Neighbourhood Board

The Safer Neighbourhood board (SNB) is an independently run organisation.

SNB logoIts primary purpose is to give victims of crime a greater voice in setting police priorities and it supports crime prevention projects in the community.

The board provides independent scrutiny to policing and they listen to the community and influence crime solutions.

The board is made up of community members living in the borough and professionals who either live and or work in the borough.

Jean HillmanChairperson
Paninder BainsVice Chair
Chris BeattyAge UK
Mike CraneUxbridge First/Uxbridge BID
Cllr Richard MillsHillingdon Councillor
Jude NoronhaVictim Support
Roy ParsonsHillingdon Neighbourhood Watch
Cllr Devi Radia Hillingdon Councillor
Lakhbir RandhawaChildren and young people services chaperone to Youth Council members
Cllr Colleen SullivanLay member
Chris TarrLay member
Mohammed YusufLay member


Key responsibilities

  • monitoring crime performance
  • ensure the voices of local victims are incorporated into policing priorities
  • review the trends and types of complaints from Hillingdon's victims of crime and the generic policing complaints from the community
  • ensuring good practice in stop and search and monitor its effectiveness in reducing crime
  • ensure council wards have a panel of residents to engage with the local police teams to tackle local crime issues
  • partnership working with the Independent Advisory Group (IAG) who inspect police custody suites
  • support Neighbourhood Watch
  • support community payback projects - so that offenders can repair the harm they have caused for their crimes
  • work with community groups to deliver crime prevention services in places such as youth clubs, locally led social clubs, schools, and community centres etc, by accepting MOPAC funding applications and monitoring their progress

For more information, read  our terms of reference. [74KB]

Community projects funded by the Safer Neighbourhood Board

  • Youth Offending Services Transporter Bus - an outreach project for young people helping them to build a positive path for their future
  • West Area Kickz - an after school football program that delivers crime awareness to young people in Hillingdon
  • YMCA delivering after school activities in Hillingdon
  • West Area Boxing - an after school boxing club that uses boxing for personal development and to deliver crime awareness to young people in Hillingdon 
  • The Independent Advisory Group will be delivering a community conference in early 2020 - looking at how to help the community to stop domestic abuse in Hillingdon
  • Hillingdon Neighbourhood Watch will be delivering two community conferences in early 2020 to help the community protect themselves against crime
  • ISBEDDEL is a charity delivering two workshops on crime prevention and knife crime prevention - one for adults and parents and one for young people. This program of works will be delivered in March 2020.

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Page last updated: 09 Feb 2021