Friday 22nd May 2020

Issue 1767

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 : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Thursday 21st May

  • Wraps of suspected Class A drugs seized in Whitstable
  • Violent disorder charges in Gravesend
  • Latest suspect charged with drugs supply in Tunbridge Wells
  • Suspect charged with multiple Maidstone shoplifting offences
  • Teen jailed for at least 20 years for murder of Andre Bent in Maidstone
  • Four charges authorised after stolen bank cards used in Chatham
  • Whitstable man jailed for coughing in police officer's face
  • Speeding motorist jailed for causing death by dangerous driving on M2
  • Appeal after cyclist injured in Gravesend

Checked : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Thursday 21st May

  • Phone stolen in Folkestone robbery
  • Found - missing man from Folkestone
  • Vehicle arsons in Maidstone area
  • CCTV image released following Ramsgate incident
  • Warning after cars targeted overnight in Tunbridge Wells
  • Suspicious fire at Maidstone flats

Checked : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Wednesday 20th May

  • Covid-19: PCC invites Kent charities to bid for money to help victims of abuse

Checked : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Tuesday 19th May

  • KFRS to launch first ever online open day

Checked : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Thursday 21st May

  • Fire at pet shop in Sheerness
  • Barn fire in Aylesford
  • Woodland fire in Cranbrook
  • Lorry fire on M2 near Faversham and Canterbury

Checked : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Tuesday 19th May

  • EasyJet customers warned after cyberattack

Checked : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Tuesday 19th May

  • How to protect yourself if you think you've been affected by the EasyJet cyber breach

Checked : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Friday 22nd May

  • Criminals Are Exploiting the COVID-19 Pandemic via Money Laundering Job Scams
  • ‘Maldives 2021’ Facebook Giveaway Scam
  • Microsoft ‘Document Share Portal’ Email Phishing Scam
  • ‘£175 Lidl Voucher’ WhatsApp Giveaway Scam

Checked : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Thursday 21st May

  • Recall: Magnum - White Chocolate ice cream tub
  • Recall: Young's - Simply Breaded 2 Extra Large Fish Fillets

Checked : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Wednesday 20th May

  • Young’s Seafood recalls Simply Breaded Fish Fillets because of undeclared milk

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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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Coronavirus Advice From Which?

Get the latest news and advice on COVID-19, from protecting yourself and your loved ones to the financial support on offer and how to shop safely

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

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Should You Consider A Smart Burglar Alarm Or Wireless Camera?

Don’t get caught out on cost or security concerns

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

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Which? Warns Of Dodgy Discount Tech Website That Doesn’t Deliver

Customers of Abiluff.com report unfulfilled orders and impossible to claim refunds

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

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Scam Alert: COVID-19 Council Tax Reduction Email

There’s a fake GOV.UK email doing the rounds falsely claiming you’ve qualified for a council tax reduction due to the pandemic. Here’s what it looks like.

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

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Coronavirus: Should I Let An Tradesperson Or Engineer Into My Home?

We explain what you need to consider, from health and safety measures to the terms of your contract

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

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Message From Andrew Judd The South East Kent NhW Liaison Officer

Courier Fraudsters are still active in the county.

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.

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Message From Andrew Judd The South East Kent NhW Liaison Officer

Public reminded to keep dogs under control in Kent

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

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 : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Thursday 21st May

  • Car park charges come back into force

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 : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Thursday 21st May

  • Mental Health Awareness Week

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 : Friday 22nd May. Updated : Thursday 21st May

  • 90% of grants now paid to Maidstone businesses
  • Don’t delay - apply today for business grant says MBC

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.