Tuesday 9th June 2020

Issue 1772

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 9th June. Updated : Monday 8th June

  • Four arrested following shop burglary in Cliftonville
  • Prompt action results in four arrests after theft from car in Sandwich
  • Five cars seized during road safety checks in Chatham
  • Dartford burglar jailed for four years
  • Two arrested following reported theft in Herne Bay
  • Man charged after shopper assaulted in Dartford
  • Suspected shoplifter charged with Medway thefts
  • Burglar jailed for causing significant damage to supermarket in Deal
  • Ramsgate man sentenced for first ‘upskirting’ prosecution in Kent

Checked : Tuesday 9th June. Updated : Monday 8th June

  • Family of missing Tunbridge Wells man appeal for his safe return
  • CCTV image released following suspicious incident in Ashford
  • CCTV appeal – thefts of alcohol in Lenham
  • Two arrested following reported theft in Herne Bay
  • Appeal following Maidstone robbery

Checked : Tuesday 9th June. Updated : Monday 8th June

  • Kitchen fire in Gillingham
  • Update: Vehicle fire in Greenhithe
  • UPDATE: Fire in flats in Birchington
  • People rescued from River Medway in Chatham
  • Single car crash - M2 Faversham
  • Industrial oven fire in Dartford
  • Caravan fire in Boughton Moncheslea, Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 9th June. Updated : Saturday 6th June

  • Sainsbury’s recalls Plant Pioneers Vegan Shroomballs because packs may contain small pieces of plastic
  • Lo-Dough recalls Lo-Dough Gluten Free Miracle Cake Bars because of undeclared gluten

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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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Scam Alert: Fake NHS Coronavirus Contact Tracing Text

Some people are receiving fake text messages claiming they’ve been in contact with someone who’s tested positive for COVID-19. Here’s what it looks like.

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

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Scam Watch: Passwords Harvested By Fraudster

A member of the public contacted us after following a link via Facebook Messenger to what they thought was a video. Have you been sent this scam?

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

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Scam Call Warning: Amazon Prime ‘renewal’

An automated scam call is impersonating Amazon Prime, telling victims their subscription will be ‘renewed’ for £39.99. Here’s what you need to watch out for.

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

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Shops To Reopen In June As Coronavirus Lockdown Restrictions Ease

Find out when you'll be able to go shopping again, and how everything from trying on clothes to paying for your items might change

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

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‘We Thought We Were Dealing With HMRC’: Marriage Allowance Claimants Lose Nearly Half Of Their Tax Refund

Marriage allowance can be claimed for free from HMRC's website

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

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Coronavirus And Face Coverings: The Correct Way To Wear Them

Face coverings are being made compulsory for people travelling on public transport in England from 15th June.

Click HERE for full details on the BBC website.

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Coronavirus: Who Should Wear A Face Mask Or Face Covering?

Face coverings are to become compulsory for people using public transport in England from Monday 15 June.

Click HERE for full details on the BBC website.

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Message From Adam Sackett The East Kent NhW Liaison Officer

Neighbourhood Watch Week - 7-13th June 2020

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

With the development of Track and Trace, several people have asked about advice around how this works.

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

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Message From Adam Sackett The East Kent NhW Liaison Officer

Cold Calling in Sevenoaks

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

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Message From Adam Sackett The East Kent NhW Liaison Officer

Kent Cuckooing Awareness Campaign

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

Latest from the Fraud Office

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

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Staying Safe Outside Your Home

It is your responsibility to adopt these principles wherever possible. The government is also using these principles as the basis of discussions with businesses, unions, local government and many other stakeholders, to agree how the principles should apply in different settings to make them safer.

Click HERE for full details on the GOV website.


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Tuesday 9th June. Updated : Friday 5th June

  • IT and website upgrades - Saturday 6 June

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

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

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.