A NEW neighbourhood watch scheme has been set up in a residential area of Bolton.

Residents of Brantwood Drive in Breightmet have been encouraged to join the community crime prevention and safety initiative.

Greater Manchester Police's Bolton North team tweeted today: "The Brantwood Drive Neighbourhood Watch Scheme is now up and running in #Breightmet. To join or find your local scheme, head over to ourwatch.org.uk."

Brantwood Drive Neighbourhood Watch is looking for members. Registration with the scheme for updates, or to play an active role, can be made via the national page ourwatch.org.uk/.

You can also head over to the local Facebook Page at fb.me/RydeWestNW.