Friday 29th May 2020

Issue 1769

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 29th May. Updated : Friday 29th May

  • Passing patrols quickly arrest man for Gravesend tool theft
  • Suspected Chatham drug dealer charged
  • Burglars who posed as police officers near Westerham jailed
  • Eight charges after numerous items reported stolen from Dartford shops
  • Investigation into alleged exploitation of fruit workers in Medway
  • Suspected Tonbridge drug dealing pair arrested and charged
  • Two people to face charges following fatal collision in Dover

Checked : Friday 29th May. Updated : Friday 29th May

  • Investigation into Eynsford death
  • Missing man from Tunbridge Wells
  • Appeal for witnesses after man is found injured in Canterbury
  • Witnesses sought following theft of classic car from Sevenoaks
  • Collision involving Porsche near Borough Green

Checked : Friday 29th May. Updated : Thursday 28th May

  • Update: Straw bales alight in Sittingbourne
  • Beach hut fire in New Romney
  • Multiple sheds alight in Sheerness
  • Domestic property fire in Platt
  • Update: Industrial building fire in Rochester
  • Garage fire in Sittingbourne
  • Two car crash in Sevenoaks
  • Person rescued from crash in Dartford

Checked : Friday 29th May. Updated : Thursday 28th May

  • KCC welcomes £8 million funding for walking and cycling schemes
  • Council provides toys for disabled children to ease the stress of lockdown.
  • Kent’s empty homes scheme – breaking new ground
  • Facebook Live Sessions Offer Free Healthy Lifestyle Support

Checked : Friday 29th May. Updated : Wednesday 27th May

  • 260 reports of coronavirus-related TV Licensing emails so far this month

Checked : Friday 29th May. Updated : Tuesday 26th May

  • Recall: Bahlsen - Bahlsen Ohne Gleichen Vollmilch (chocolate biscuits)
  • Recall: Lay's - Lay's Maxx Deep Ridged Oriental Salsa crisps

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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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Revolut Customers Targeted With Scam Texts And Malicious Google Ads

Scammers are going after Revolut customers with phishing texts designed to steal their data as well as Google ads listing fake phone numbers.

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

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I Think I May Have Given A Fraudster My Bank Details

Find out what to do if you've fallen for a scam and have given a fraudster your bank details, including how to escalate your concerns to the Financial Ombudsman Service.

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

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What To Do If You’re The Victim Of A Bank Transfer (APP) Scam

We explain what bank transfer scams are and share the five things you need to know if you’re a victim of this scam.

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


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 29th May. Updated : Wednesday 27th May

  • Public space champions wanted

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

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 29th May. Updated : Thursday 28th May

  • Borough-wide recovery process begins

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 29th May. Updated : Wednesday 27th May

  • Love your Local at Maidstone Market with FREE stalls for traders
  • Don’t delay – Just 14 days to apply for business grant

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.