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Anti-Fraud Hint #70

Fake Amazon Emails Claim You Have Placed An Order Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon. The spoofed emails from “service@amazon.co.uk” claim recipients have made an order … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #69

Fake Bank Letters – A Warning To Lloyds Bank Customers Lloyds customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters. The convincing letters being sent are a replica of a template … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #68

Two Frauds: Phishing Frauds & Malware Two anti-fraud warnings have been received via Northamptonshire Community Connect. Both relate to email “phishing” frauds. Both are concerned with emails that distribute well known “malware” (programs that may damage the data on your … Continue reading

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Stop Xmas Thieves!

Don’t let a burglar ruin your Christmas Advice from Northants Police. Carl Barton sent through this link with a timely warning about the risks of burglary at Christmas. Watch the video for advice on how to make sure your house … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #67

Watch Out For “Black Friday Frauds” Recent research* shows the ways that shoppers put themselves at risk. If you do the same you could become a victim of fraud in the dash for “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” bargains. Did … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #66

Tarmac Fraud Alert : Targeting Northamptonshire Businesses Just in case you thought that the crooks and fraudsters had gone away. We haven’t had a fraud alert for a while but here’s the latest…. (AND, NO, we’re not talking about the … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #65

Phishing Fraud Alert ; Now They’re Pretending To Be The Police! There is a phishing email currently in circulation that claims to be from the City of London Police. The departments that it claims to represent include the ‘Fraud Intelligence … Continue reading

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Is Your Car Secure?

A Warning From Northamptonshire Police…. More than 1,000 vehicles in Northamptonshire were reported stolen within the last year, prompting a reminder to the public about how they can take steps to protect their belongings. The joint Prevention and Community Protection … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #64

Rental Fraud in Student Accommodation Seasonal rental fraud is an emerging trend with students looking for suitable accommodation around August, before the start of the new term. Fraudsters use a variety of websites to advertise available properties to rent, often … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #63

Don’t Be a Money Mule Students are being recruited, sometimes unwittingly, as “mules” by criminals to transfer illegally obtained money between different bank accounts. What is a money mule? A money mule is someone who is recruited by those needing … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #62

Advance Fee Fraud  – Cash for Couriers People selling their items on online platforms are falling victim to a new type of advance fee fraud. This involves a fraudster, posing as a buyer, sending an email to the seller (victim), … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #61

Fraudsters Selling Non-Existent Drones Online shopping websites are being used by fraudsters to advertise nonexistent drones of various specifications for competitive prices. Drones are personal flying devices that often carry cameras and can be navigated remotely by smartphones or hand-held … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #60

Phone Upgrade Fraud Fraudsters are impersonating telephone service providers and contacting their clients offering a phone upgrade on a low monthly payment contract. The fraudsters will glean all your personal and financial details which will then be used to contact … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #59

Holiday Booking Fraud With summer holidays fast approaching, individuals are often more exposed to travel booking frauds when looking for last minute package deals / cheap flights. Whether paying upfront for a family holiday or simply booking a flight, payments … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #58

Inheritance Fraud Inheritance fraud usually occurs when you are told that someone very rich has died and you are in line to receive a huge inheritance. A fraudster who claims to be a Business Relations Manager from an overseas bank … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #57

Fake Letter Boxes The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has noticed an increase in reports of fraudsters placing fake letter boxes on residential properties in an attempt to harvest the mail. Residents are sometimes unaware of the fake letterbox as … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #56

Be Aware of Spoof Emails Claiming ‘Buyer Protection’ Online shopping websites are being utilised by fraudsters to advertise vehicles for sale which do not exist. After agreeing to purchase the vehicle via email with the fraudsters, buyers then receive emails … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #55

Phishing Fraud Targets Uni Students A new phishing campaign which has hit students of UK universities claims that the student has been awarded an educational grant by the Department for Education. The email purports to have come from the finance … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #54

One for businesses : Counterfeit Cheques Businesses are being contacted for the sale of goods or services by fraudsters, who request to pay by cheque. The fraudster sends a cheque with a higher value than the amount expected, and then … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #53

PayPal Phishing Fraud I was sent a copy of the email below. It’s a flagrant example of a phishing fraud – an email sent to try to fool you into disclosing personal information. It has so many of the trademarks … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #52

Euro 2016 Ticketing Fraud The 2016 European Football Championships will begin shortly and those wanting to purchase last minute tickets are likely to be targeted by fraudsters posing as official sellers. Purchasing from an unauthorised seller or a ticket tout … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #51

Purchasing Pets Online The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have noticed a rise in the reporting of pets, and in particular puppies and kittens, being advertised for sale via popular online auction websites. How The Fraud Works: … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #50

URGENT: Online Extortion Demand Affecting UK Businesses Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this URGENT warning. Within the past 24 hours a number of businesses throughout the UK have received extortion demands from a group calling … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #49

eBay Users Recruited By Fraudsters Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have noticed a rise in the reporting of victims being recruited via Facebook to … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #48

Income Tax Refund Fraud Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Fraudsters are texting members of the public offering a tax rebate. The text message contains a link to a website and requests to provide … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #47

Wine Investment Fraud Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. A new investment fraud trend is targeting members of the public who are seeking to sell their wine investment. Fraudsters agree to purchase the victim’s … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #46

Ticket Frauds & Social Media Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has recently received an influx of reports that fraudsters are targeting the public, via social media, in … Continue reading

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Latest Police News

Our PCSO Carl Barton’s  May Report on Local Crime & Police Issues OBSTRUCTION I can appreciate the parking issues in the village especially along Percy Road, Sidney Road, Castle Road and Station Road but there is no excuse for vehicles … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #45

Payment Diversion Frauds. Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Fraudsters are targeting members of the public who are expecting to make a payment for property repairs. The fraudsters, via email, will purport to be … Continue reading

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Notice of Elections

Police & Crime Commissioner + District Councillor Elections will take place on May 5th for the Northamptonshire Police & Crime Commissioner and for one District Councillor for Woodford Ward on Daventry District Council. The following notices ask for nominations for … Continue reading

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Northants Police Warning

50 Robberies and Distraction Burglary in the County since January Northants Police is urging people to take extra care with their home security and reminding them never to open their door to any callers they are not expecting. The advice … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #43

Businesses Face Extortion from the “RepKiller” Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Action Fraud has received several reports in the last 24 hours from businesses who have been sent online extortion demands from scammers … Continue reading

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More Cross Country News

Carl Barton, our PCSO, has passed on the following advice…. “Woodford Halse Primary school will be hoisting their annual cross country event on Wednesday 9th March from 4pm until 5.30pm. The event is county wide and will have around 600 … Continue reading

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Trading Standards Watch On Scams

New Campaign To Raise Awareness Trading Standards is launching a campaign today to encourage people to be on their guard against scams. Scams costs consumers across the UK an average of £9 billion a year, not to mention the debilitating … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #42

Watch Out For The “Good Citizen” Award Scam Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Action Fraud has been receiving reports of an advanced fee fraud whereby suspects phone a member of the public and … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #41

Protect Yourself From Bogus Electrical Websites Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. This is an update to Anti-Fraud Hint #36. Fraudsters are setting up high specification websites advertising various electrical goods and domestic appliances. … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #40

“Your Package Has Been Seized” Royal Mail Scam Email Northampton Community Connect for Northamptonshire Police has passed on this warning……. Fraudsters are sending out virus infected emails that claim a package has been seized by HM Revenue & Customs upon … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #39

Fraudsters Targeting The Elderly & Vulnerable Northampton Community Connect for Northamptonshire Police has passed on this warning……. Police forces have become aware of a fraud circulating targeting elderly and vulnerable members of the community. Some older people have received telephone … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #38

“Recovery Room” Fraud Targets Timeshare Fraud Victims – Don’t Get Caught Twice. Just in case you thought all the fraudsters had taken 2016 off….Northampton Community Connect for Northamptonshire Police has passed on this warning……. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #37

Daventry District Council Warns of Council Tax Rebate Phone Scam. Northampton Community Connect for Northamptonshire Police has passed on this warning……. Residents in Daventry District are urged to be on their guard from a Council Tax rebate phone fraud. Fraudsters … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #36

Protect Yourself From Bogus Electrical Websites Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. There has been a recent series of incidents whereby fraudsters either phone or attend the home address of elderly members of the … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #35

Protect Yourself From Bogus Electrical Websites Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Fraudsters have set up a high specification website template advertising various electrical goods and domestic appliances. These goods are below market value … Continue reading

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Police Update

PCSO Carl Barton Looks Back Over The Summer The last six months in Woodford Halse has been very good in relation to crime. I am pleased to report a “crime free summer” marred by only one incident, minor damage to … Continue reading

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Latest Police News

Our PCSO Carl Barton’s  October Report on Local Crime & Police Issues CRIME There were two reported crimes in Woodford Halse in October. A theft of a wallet in the changing rooms of Woodford Football Club A theft from an … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #34

Talk Talk Cyber Attack : Advice For Customers Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Talk Talk, the phone and broadband provider, has been the victim of a cyber attack on their website commonly referred … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #33

Police Email Spam Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. There is email in circulation that appears to have been sent from a legitimate Lancashire Constabulary email address. The email appears to come from ‘Lyn … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #32

Pension Frauds Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has been alerted to a pension scam whereby cold callers continue to target members of the public aged 50 to … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #31

Council Tax Frauds Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Fraudsters have been phoning victims telling them that they have been placed in the wrong council tax bracket for a number of years and are … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #30

Freecycle Frauds Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Fraudsters are targeting online advertising platforms where items are acquired for free. The fraudsters will list items on the website and advise any purchasers that they … Continue reading

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September Police News

Our PCSO Carl Barton’s Report on Local Crime & Police Issues CRIME There was just the one reported crime for the month of September, the theft of a motor cycle on Hinton Road. (Actually recovered by the owner on 8th … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #30

Parcel Mule Alert Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. People are being targeted to become “Parcel Mules” as part of a reshipping scam, which results in them handling stolen goods and losing out financially. … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #29

TV Fraud : Avoid Bogus Web Sites Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Fraudsters have created a high specification website template advertising flat screen televisions for sale which are below market value and do … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #28

Pets (Puppies) For Sale Alert Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Action Fraud has noticed a rise in reports concerning the purchase of pets, in particular puppies, advertised for sale via popular online auction … Continue reading

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Latest Police News

Our PCSO Carl Barton’s Report on Local Crime & Police Issues CRIME Crime is down in Woodford Halse. There has been no reported burglaries, theft of, or criminal damage in the village for just over  two months now and long … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #27

Rental Fraud in Student Accommodation Alert Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Seasonal rental fraud is an emerging trend with students looking for suitable accommodation around August, before the start of the new term. … Continue reading

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News from your PCSO

July 2015 was another good month in relation to reported crimes in Woodford Halse. Carl is very pleased to announce there were no reported crimes. Carl has also pointed out  that, as you know, parking spaces in and around the … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #26

Rugby World Cup 2015 Tickets Alert Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Action Fraud, together with the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and the City of London Police, are working in partnership with Rugby World … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #25

Advanced Fee Fraud Alert Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has been alerted to an Advanced Fee Scam whereby mainly persons of Asian descent are targeted by the suspects … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #24

Rio 2016 Olympics Lottery Scam Alert Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has received intelligence regarding two new Lottery Fraud letters/email attachments (Scam 1 & Scam 2) using … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #23

Scam Emails from British Gas & The Ministry of Justice TorrentLocker “Ransom Ware” Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. A scam email is currently being sent to victims fraudulently claiming to be from British … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #22

Courier Fraud Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Courier fraudsters have been identifying themselves to victims on the telephone as “Detective Constable Martin Benton of New Scotland Yard Fraud Department”. The fraudsters will invent … Continue reading

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News from your PCSO

June 2015 was a good month in relation to reported crimes in Woodford Halse. There were only two reported crimes in the month; shoplifting in the Co-op and criminal damage to a vehicle. Carl held a couple of surgeries in … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #21

Light / Lite Loans Alert Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Fraudsters are targeting individuals who have recently expressed an interest in an online loan. Unsolicited calls are made by fraudsters who appear to … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #20

Wine Investment Fraud Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) wishes to remind investors that fraudsters are still active and are using various methods to dupe victims into investing … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #19

Royal Mail Email Scam Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. A scam email is currently being sent to victims fraudulently claiming to be from the Royal Mail. Attached to the email is the CryptoLocker … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #18

Flight Ticket Fraud Alert Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. People looking for cheap flight tickets are being targeted by fraudsters. New websites are continuously being created with slight changes to the company names … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #17

Fake Bailiff’s & Phantom Debts Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Action Fraud has seen an increase in the number of small to medium sized businesses being contacted by fake bailiffs requesting payments for … Continue reading

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Police Surgery Dates

June, July & August Come along and meet your PCSO to discuss local concerns or get crime prevention advice. Woodford Halse Library  3:30 to 4:30pm Thursday 25th June Thursday 30th July Thursday 25th August PCSO Surgeries Flyer

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Police Want Your Views

National Rural Crime Survey Do you feel the police are visible enough? What are your views on police response in your area? Is crime under-reported? How does crime and the fear of crime impact your community? Are you concerned about … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #16

The Not So Fine Art of Investment Fraud… Action Fraud, the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. People nationwide are receiving cold calls and are being persuaded to invest in ‘Fine Art’. Concerns around this include: How … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #15

Watch out for spoofed PayPal emails Action Fraud , the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Fraudsters often target ‘goods for sale’ adverts on popular online auctions sites, so watch out whenever you’re selling anything online. How … Continue reading

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Gnomes Going Home

Update From Northamptonshire Police Stolen Property Recovered – There was a good response to appeal for people to come forward to claim suspected stolen items. More than 30 people have so far come forward to claim garden ornaments, tools and … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #14

Spam emails pretending to be from Apple iTunes Action Fraud , the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Action Fraud and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) have been made aware that there are currently a number … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #13

Be aware of spoof emails claimin​g ‘buyer protection’ Action Fraud , the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Online auction websites are being used by fraudsters to advertise vehicles for sale which do not exist. The fraudster … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #12

Beware: Cloned National Savings & Investments website Action Fraud , the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. Fraudsters have set up a bogus website claiming to be the official site of National Savings & Investments (NS&I) and … Continue reading

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News from your PCSO

Combating Fraud Can I remind you that no bank, building society or police officer will ever ask for your pin number over the phone. Only criminals do this. Unfortunately scams of this kind continue to rob people. Just hang up! … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #11

SELLING YOUR VEHICLE Action Fraud , the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning. If you are selling your car via a classified advertisement or auction site, be aware of this  fraud scam. Fraudsters may contact you through … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #10

Adobe and LinkedIn Phishing Emails. Action Fraud , the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning about emails that pretend to be from either the LinkedIn social messaging web site or from Adobe. Current spam email campaigns are … Continue reading

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Make Northants Safer

“The Safest Place In England” Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commission, Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire County Council Public Health Department are working together to make Northamptonshire the ‘Safest Place in England’. As part of that, work on a new Violence Strategy … Continue reading

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More PCSO Surgeries

The following police surgeries will take place at the library on these dates and times. Thursday 16th April: 3.30 – 4.30 Thursday 30th April: 3.30 – 4.30 Thursday 21st May: 3.30 – 4.30 If you want to talk to Carl … Continue reading

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Did You See This Accident?

Appeal Following A Serious  Accident on the A14 A 28-year-old man has been left with life changing injuries after a road traffic collision on the A14 westbound yesterday afternoon (March 9th). The man was driving a white Renault Master van … Continue reading

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Alarm Sales Warning

Northampton’s Trading Standards Warn On Telephone Sales. Trading Standards has been contacted by consumers who have received unsolicited telephone calls from companies offering to install security systems. Initial contact is made by telephone cold-calling residents to arrange an appointment; however … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #9

Fraud of the Rings. Action Fraud , the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning about a scam that exploits people’s good nature and willingness to help those apparently in trouble. Please look out for a fraud which … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #8

How to avoid being a victim of online auction scams. Action Fraud , the National Crime Intelligence Bureau has passed on this warning about on-line auctions. Online auction sites are regularly targeted by fraudsters advertising desirable items for sale which … Continue reading

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Extra PCSO Surgery

From Our PCSO Carl Barton There will be an additional police surgery in the library on Thursday 12th March 2015 between 3.30pm and 4.30pm.

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February Crime Report

Update from our PCSO, Carl Barton February’s Reported Crimes Crimes reported this month were 2 as opposed to 5 last month. Following on from the crime spike in December and January due to garage and shed breaks-ins, offenders were arrested. … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #7

Alert: Never Talk About Your Bank Account To Strangers. Action Fraud is warning people about banking scams. Fraudsters are targeting people by “cold calling” them on the telephone. The scam starts with the following simple activity: 1. They will state … Continue reading

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Police Warning

Police Urge Motorists to Report Suspicious Behaviour After Man Flags Down Car Police in Northamptonshire are urging people to report suspicious activity, following recent reports of people standing in the road and flagging down passing motorists. If someone stops, the … Continue reading

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Latest Police News

An Update from Northants Police This month’s news covers…. Sobriety bracelets pilot A Warning on Sharing Bank Details Trying To Return Stolen Bikes Faith & Community Led Crime Reduction Business Security Drugs Awareness Day Trading Standards News Sobriety bracelets conference … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #6

Alert: Watch out for free trial scams and pop-ups Action Fraud is warning people about free trial scams. Action Fraud has seen an increase in the amount of victims signing up for free trials for unapproved or misleading pharmaceuticals or … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #5

Alert: “We Are Holding A Parcel In Your Name” Scam. Action Fraud is warning people about fraudulent parcel advice postcards. Scam postcards are being delivered to UK residents’ homes claiming that a parcel containing “jewellery” is waiting for the homeowner. … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #4

Pension Changes are coming in April 2015; avoid the fraudulent investment risks. Action Fraud is warning people to take care with the upcoming changes to pensions legislation. HMRC have advised that from April 2015, people over the age of 55 … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #3

Top safety tips to help avoid job scams. Get Safe Online, Safer Jobs and Action Fraud are warning people to take precautions whilst looking for jobs online, to avoid falling victim to scammers. There are a number of different ways … Continue reading

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January Crime Report

Update from our PCSO, Carl Barton January’s Reported Crimes Crimes reported this month were 5 as opposed to 9 last month. Woodford is still suffering from garage breaks and residents are advised to keep their garages/sheds locked at all times … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #2

Congratulations…. You’ve Won The Lottery!!!……Or Have You? Hints on Lottery Scams from Action Fraud. A lottery scam takes place when criminals pretend that you have won a prize, often a lottery.  The people most likely to fall victim to this … Continue reading

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Anti-Fraud Hint #1

Hints on Passwords from Action Fraud. Fraudsters regularly hack into personal online accounts to obtain details which will allow them to defraud you. To prevent fraudsters, it’s very important to use strong passwords when setting up and accessing online accounts … Continue reading

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Police Seek Advisors

Have Your Voice Heard Are you… Living or working in Daventry or South Northamptonshire? Actively involved in your community? Interested in what the police are doing in Daventry and South Northamptonshire? Able to offer advice to the police and the … Continue reading

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Want To Be A Special?

New Dates Available Northamptonshire Police has released details of the first of this year’s upcoming Application and Competency Awareness Evenings and those interested in becoming a special constable are urged to book a place to avoid disappointment. The events provide … Continue reading

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December Crime Report

Update from our PCSO, Carl Barton December’s Reported Crimes Unfournately there were ten reported crimes for the month of December. Most of which were garage and shed breaks.   1st December Theft of pedal cycle, Sidney Road. 5th December Shed … Continue reading

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Latest Police News

Update from our PCSO, Carl Barton November’s Reported Crimes   4th November Garden shed broken into on Adams Road. 7th November Theft of a boiler in Laburnum Close 12th November Criminal damage to a vehicle on Station Road. 18th November … Continue reading

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Kids On-Line Safety

Consultation Deadline Extended – Win £100. Lynne Rosher (C0997) (Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner , News Publishing Co-ordinator, Northamptonshire ) has passed on this reminder…. For the attention of all Parents and Carers… Don’t miss out on the … Continue reading

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Policing “Have Your Say”

From, Carl Barton, PCSO 7005, Daventry Rural Safer Community Team, Northamptonshire Police ….. Here are the dates and venues for  Woodford’s Policing “Have Your Say” Events:-   Co-op Car Park, Woodford Halse Wednesday 22nd October 2.45pm-3.45pm Co-op Car Park, Woodford Halse Tuesday … Continue reading

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Latest Police News

Update from our PCSO, Carl Barton September’s Reported Crimes   1st September Criminal damage to vehicle. Adams Road. 16th September Criminal damage to vehicle. Byfield Road. 17th September Criminal damage to vehicle. Byfield Road. 18th September Criminal damage to vehicle. … Continue reading

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Help Fight On-Line Crime

Help tackle online crime and improve online safety : win £100 The Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commission wants the attention of all Parents and Carers and children aged between 5 and 18. The Commission is currently running a consultation aimed … Continue reading

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PCSO August Update

Latest news from our local PCSO. Here’s the latest policing news from Carl Barton, our local PCSO. Don’t forget you can always view the latest details of local reported crimes here: Neighbourhood Watch Crimes & Outcomes.   I am pleased … Continue reading

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Latest Police News

Update from The Police & Crime Commissioner Appeal for witnesses to robbery Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Daventry on Saturday 23 August between 6.30am and 7am in an alleyway between Kingsley Avenue and Windsor Close. Read … Continue reading

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Community Panel Cancelled

A Message from our PCSO PCSO Carl Barton has asked for this message to be passed on…. “After some consideration, the Community Panel Meeting planned for Tuesday 2 September has been cancelled due to consistently poor attendance.  It is our … Continue reading

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Woodford PCSO July Update

Latest news from our local PCSO. Here’s the latest policing news from Carl Barton, our local PCSO. Don’t forget you can always view the latest details of local reported crimes here: Neighbourhood Watch Crimes & Outcomes. HOW SECURE IS YOUR … Continue reading

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Latest Police News

Update from The Police & Crime Commissioner Appeal Following Traffic Accident A man suffered a badly broken leg in a road traffic collision on the A45 near Daventry on Saturday 19 July. The 26-year-old man was driving a silver Vauxhall … Continue reading

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Community Panel : May

Minutes from May’s Police Community Panel are now available:- Community Panel Meeting May 2014 The next meeting is 2nd September 2014 and before the next meeting we will try to publish an explanation as to what the Local Community Panel … Continue reading

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Woodford PCSO May Update

Latest news from our local PCSO. Here’s the latest policing news from Carl Barton, our local PCSO. Don’t forget you can always view the latest details of local reported crimes here: Neighbourhood Watch Crimes & Outcomes. Reported crimes in Woodford … Continue reading

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Police Community Panel

More Details on Your Local Policing Community Group The Community Panel for Woodford Halse includes the villages of  Woodford Halse, Staverton, Catesby, Hellidon, Badby, Newnham, Everdon, Fawsley, Charwelton, Byfield and Preston Capes. To find out more about Community Panels and … Continue reading

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Police Support Volunteers

CAN YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY? Volunteering is an excellent opportunity to get involved with different aspects of policing and gain experience of Northamptonshire Police, whether you simply want to help your community or are interested in pursuing … Continue reading

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Crime Prevention Tips

Some Ideas From Carl Barton, Our PCSO With spring here and summer just around the corner, it’s a good time to take a fresh look at your home security. Here are some useful crime prevention tips to help you protect … Continue reading

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Community Panel Minutes

Minutes from last January’s Police Community Panel are now available:- Community Panel Minutes 23/01/14 In future minutes will be published here regularly. The next meeting is 2nd September 2014 and before the next meeting we will try to publish an … Continue reading

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Woodford PCSO April Update

Latest news from our local PCSO. This month’s update is earlier than usual as Carl is on leave until May. Here’s the latest policing news from Carl Barton, our local PCSO. Don’t forget you can always view the latest details … Continue reading

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PCSO “Surgeries”

Change of Venue to Co-op Car Park Carl Barton, our PCSO will now be holding regular local policing surgeries in the Co-Op car park on Wednesday afternoons. Next dates are: Wednesday 16th April 2:30 – 4:30 Wednesday 14th May 2:30 … Continue reading

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Woodford PCSO March Update

Latest news from our local PCSO. Here’s the latest policing news from Carl Barton, our local PCSO. Don’t forget you can always view the latest details of local reported crimes here: Neighbourhood Watch Crimes & Outcomes. Reported crimes in Woodford … Continue reading

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PCC News

Latest “Blue Light” Issue   Adam Simmonds, Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner, has released his latest bulletin on the work of the PCC’s office. You can download it here:- Blue Light Spring 2014        

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Northants Police Update

Forensic Marking Kits / Seatbelt Law Action / Domestic Violence Disclosure (“Claire’s Law”) / Better Response to Domestic Abuse  The latest update from Northamptonshire Police has been sent through by Lynne Rosher (C0997) (Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner , … Continue reading

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New PCSO : Carl Barton

New PCSO from March 1st POLICE community support officer Carl Barton will be out on the beat in Woodford Halse next week, when he becomes the village’s dedicated PCSO. Carl will take over the role from Saturday, 1 March, replacing … Continue reading

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Police Cadet Scheme

Chance for young people to become police cadets Northamptonshire Police Community Connect have let us know that three open evenings are being held for young people to find out more about becoming a police cadet. The open evenings will be … Continue reading

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Volunteer Northants Police

Watch Liaison Officer Do you have a few hours a week to spare? Would you like to work with the police to help support Street Watch and other ‘Watch’ schemes and share crime and policing information with local communities? If … Continue reading

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Phone Scam Alert

Northants Police issue phone scam warning Police are issuing crime prevention advice following 12 reports of a phone scam which took place in the county on Sunday 5 January between 1pm and 7pm. The scam involves a caller attempting to … Continue reading

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Keep Secure at Xmas

Festive Security from Neighbourhood & Home Watch Northamptonshire Community Connect and the Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network have some suggestions on security at Christmas time. With Christmas and New Year just around the corner, you are probably in the process … Continue reading

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Police Appeal:Daventry 13/12

Looking for witnesses to an attempted robbery Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Daventry.   The incident took place between 1am and 1.10am on Friday, 13 December. A 50-year-old man was walking his dog along the … Continue reading

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Woodford PCSO Update

Latest news from our local PCSO. Here’s the latest policing news from Jane Coaley, our local PCSO. Reported crimes for the month of November Theft from Motor Vehicle : Laburnum Close – 24th/25th November – unknown person/s gained access to … Continue reading

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Northants Policing Update

Latest News from Northamptonshire Police Lynne Rosher, C0997 (Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner , News Publishing Co-ordinator, Northamptonshire) has sent us this update for Woodford ward which includes Cannons Ashby, Preston Capes and Woodford Halse. Police News from … Continue reading

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Crime & Policing Update

Latest News from Northamptonshire Police Lynne Rosher C0997 (Police, Corporate Communications, Northamptonshire) has sent us this update for Woodford ward which includes Cannons Ashby, Preston Capes and Woodford Halse. Police News from Around Northamptonshire Police will be launching their 2013 … Continue reading

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Police Advisors Wanted

Independent volunteers sought to advise police Volunteers are being sought in Daventry and South Northamptonshire to join an Independent Advisory Group to help the police understand the role and impact it has within diverse communities. Independent advisory groups are made … Continue reading

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Watch Out For Phone Scam

Warning after scam continues to affect people in Northamptonshire Lynne Rosher C0997 (Police, Corporate Communications, Northamptonshire) has sent this warning through…. Police are issuing crime prevention advice after a phone scam continues to affect people in Northamptonshire. The phone scam … Continue reading

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Crime & Policing Update

Latest News from Northamptonshire Police Lynne Rosher C0997 (Police, Corporate Communications, Northamptonshire) has sent us this update for Woodford ward which includes Cannons Ashby, Preston Capes and Woodford Halse. New Incidents A vehicle was broken into in Byfield Road, Woodford … Continue reading

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Tweet On The Beat

Northants Police Twitterthon (!) Force Twitterthon on burglary, robbery and vehicle crime – Monday 4 November Northants Police will be tweeting updates and crime prevention advice around burglary, robbery and vehicle crime in a Twitterthon on Monday 4 November. Between … Continue reading

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Police & Crime Commissioner Survey

What Are Your Views on the PCC? In November 2012, Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) were elected to help cut crime and deliver an effective and efficient police service across England and Wales. PCCs are expected to engage with the … Continue reading

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Community Speed Watch

Worried by Local Speeding? Northamptonshire Police are inviting local communities to become involved in the Community Speed Watch Campaign for 2014/15. Since April this year, volunteers have generate over 3500 Police speeding warning letters  and over 100 other offences have … Continue reading

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Crime and Policing Update

Lynne Rosher C0997 (Police, Corporate Communications, Northamptonshire) has sent us this latest update for Woodford ward which includes Cannons Ashby, Preston Capes and Woodford Halse. New Local Incidents A property was burgled in Top Farm Court, Woodford Halse on Thursday … Continue reading

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Crime and Policing Update

An Appeal for Information Our PCSO Jane Coaley sent us through a request asking to publicise an appeal for information… “I have received an email regarding the play park and would be grateful if anybody is able to identify the … Continue reading

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Thefts From Cars

A Warning From Northants Police Warning after thefts from vehicles in Daventry Drivers in and around Daventry are being reminded to think about the security of their vehicles after 19 thefts from the vehicles took place over two weeks in … Continue reading

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Crime & Policing Update

Latest News from Northamptonshire Police Lynne Rosher C0997 (Police, Corporate Communications, Northamptonshire) has sent us this latest update for Woodford ward which includes Cannons Ashby, Preston Capes and Woodford Halse. New Incidents Since the last update the following new incidents … Continue reading

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Crime and Policing Update

Latest News from Northamptonshire Police Louise Hough C1174 (Police, Corporate Communications, Northamptonshire) has sent us this latest update for Woodford ward which includes Cannons Ashby, Preston Capes and Woodford Halse. Incidents of note reported in since last update A vehicle … Continue reading

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Scam Watch

Recent Scams Reported to Warwickshire Trading Standards Service Our PCSO, Jane Coaley, forwarded the following details of scams reported to Warwickshire Trading Standards. Watch out for anything that sounds like one of these: 02/07/2013 Local Businesses Warned of ‘Fire Safety’ … Continue reading

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Crime and Policing Update

Latest News from Northamptonshire Police     Louise Hough C1174 (Police, Corporate Communications, Northamptonshire) has sent us this latest update for Woodford ward which includes Cannons Ashby, Preston Capes and Woodford Halse Incidents of note reported in since the last … Continue reading

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Appeal for Witnesses : 26th May

Woodford Halse: Assault in Hinton Road Northamptonshire Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident that happened at around 1am on Sunday 26 May. A 19-year-old woman was punched and kicked outside Woodford Halse Social Club, Hinton Road. The first … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting – More News

Here’s an update to news about the Annual Parish Meeting. The hall will be open from 6:00 pm to allow you to see the various table-top displays  by local groups. Come along and chat to people involved in many of … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Meeting

This year’s Annual Parish Meeting takes place on Tuesday 28th May in the Memorial Hall at 7:00 pm. Why not come along and hear what the various groups in the village have been doing over the last year? Here’s the … Continue reading

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Victims Voice : Give Your Views

A Message from Adam Simmonds, Police and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire and Angela Sarkis, Victims’ Commissioner For too long victims have not been at the centre of how we prevent and tackle crime and anti social behaviour.  People choose to … Continue reading

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Police Update – May

Details of forthcoming surgeries with PCSO Jane Coaley have been updated on the Policing Page and the latest Police Report on local crime is available too. Woodford Halse Police Report April 13 Also, there have been some concerns raised about … Continue reading

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Safety For Young Drivers

CarKraft is an award winning road safety initiative designed to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured in Northamptonshire. It’s a way for young (from 15 to 25) non-drivers and drivers (17 & above) to learn & practice … Continue reading

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Local Police Surgeries

Our Police Community Support Officer, Jane Coaley, will be holding surgeries at Sure Start, Scrivens Hill, where she will be available to give advice on crime prevention and home security. She will also be happy to discuss any other issues or concerns over … Continue reading

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Police News

January PCSO report added to Local Policing page.

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