Tuesday 5th May 2020

Issue 1762

Please note: Our volunteers are unable to include the crime reports in our updates because of the COVID-19 restrictions. We will continue to circulate the newsletter containing news headlines and important information.

The latest crime reports were from Saturday 14th March (newsletter issue 1747).
We will return to our normal service as soon as the situation changes.
We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause.

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Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Tuesday 5th May

  • Murder investigation in Maidstone
  • Suspected Maidstone dealer charged following drug seizure
  • Two arrested in hot tub burglary
  • Offender jailed for armed robbery attempt in Goudhurst
  • Five people charged after class A drugs found at Margate property
  • Eight people arrested after Otham disturbance
  • Arrest made after armed officers attend Sheerness address
  • Arson charges after car fires in Ramsgate
  • Two men jailed for roles in Whitstable shooting

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Saturday 2nd May

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Monday 4th May

  • CCTV released in Hersden arson investigation
  • Appeal following the theft of antique furniture in Ashford
  • Phone stolen in Herne Bay robbery
  • Missing teenager last seen in Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Friday 1st May

  • Covid-19: ICVs making video calls to check on detainees' welfare

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Monday 4th May

  • Kitchen fire - Gravesend
  • Fire in bedroom in Chatham
  • Lightning sparks roof fire in Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Monday 4th May

  • Prescription Requests

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Monday 4th May

  • Microsoft ‘Unusual Sign-In Activity’ Email Phishing Scam
  • ‘We Hacked Your Website’ Fake Blackmail Bitcoin Scam
  • ‘Free Cadbury Chocolate Hamper’ Facebook Giveaway Scam

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Monday 4th May

  • Recall: Sylvania - Start Track Spot Integral LED spotlight
  • Recall: Plush Baby Shark
  • Recall: Jelly Growing Sea Life Creatures (expandable toy)
  • Recall: Dinosaur Egg (expandable toy)
  • Recall: Green Giant - Original Sweetcorn

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Coronavirus Scams - How To Spot Them And Stop Them

Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK, many of us are concerned about what will happen next. However, many scammers see it as an opportunity to profit

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Spotting Scams

Scammers have become more sophisticated in their bid to part us from our cash. From email scams and copycat websites to nuisance calls and tax rebate scams, we need our wits about us. Our guides help you spot a scam or get money back.

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Banned Foods And Drinks Aimed At Children Listed For Sale On Amazon

Watch out for these soft drinks and jelly sweets

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Keyless Car Theft — Why Aren’t Car Manufacturers Doing More?

We reveal the brands that still aren't doing anything to stop criminals stealing their customers' cars

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Are Your Deliveries, Parcels And Post Safe?

We all want to limit our potential exposure to COVID-19 as much as possible, but do we really need to be disinfecting our deliveries and post?

Click HERE for full details on the BBC website.


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Monday 4th May

  • Stay home for key workers this bank holiday weekend
  • Sevenoaks District Communities Together appeal off to a great start
  • Celebrate VE Day at home this Friday

There are no crimes reported today.
Our volunteers are unable to include the crime reports in our updates because of the COVID-19 restrictions.
Please see the note at the top of the page.


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Monday 4th May

  • Tonbridge Swimming Pool roof works brought forward
  • Council meetings to move online

There are no crimes reported today.
Our volunteers are unable to include the crime reports in our updates because of the COVID-19 restrictions.
Please see the note at the top of the page.


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Friday 1st May

  • New community website launched

There are no crimes reported today.
Our volunteers are unable to include the crime reports in our updates because of the COVID-19 restrictions.
Please see the note at the top of the page.


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 5th May. Updated : Friday 1st May

  • Maidstone Museum launches lockdown snapshot exhibition

There are no crimes reported today.
Our volunteers are unable to include the crime reports in our updates because of the COVID-19 restrictions.
Please see the note at the top of the page.