Friday 26th June 2020

Issue 1777

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 26th June. Updated : Wednesday 24th June

  • Tunbridge Wells businesses targeted by opportunist thief
  • Woman threatened with weapons at Maidstone home

Checked : Friday 26th June. Updated : Tuesday 23rd June

Checked : Friday 26th June. Updated : Thursday 25th June

  • Suspected burglar charged with distraction thefts in Sandwich and Broadstairs
  • Theft and assault at Maidstone supermarket
  • Suspected Rochester drug dealer charged
  • Three charged after large amount of cash found in car in Medway
  • County lines drug dealer caught in Hythe is jailed
  • Two arrested in connection with death of man in grounds of Lullingstone Castle
  • Ramsgate burglar sentenced after victim finds him stealing
  • North Kent county line drug dealers jailed for over 65 years
  • Sittingbourne burglar remanded in custody
  • Suspected Swanley thief charged with spitting at police

Checked : Friday 26th June. Updated : Thursday 25th June

  • Vehicle fire on Dartford crossing
  • Field and van fire in Hothfield
  • Unstable structure in Herne Bay
  • Person rescued from water in Whitstable
  • Out of control bonfire in Chatham
  • Grass fire on Dartford Heath

Checked : Friday 26th June. Updated : Wednesday 24th June

  • Public Health Support for Kent and Medway Schools
  • KCC commits extra £1million to community warden service

Checked : Friday 26th June. Updated : Tuesday 23rd June

  • Ticket fraud warning as venues prepare to re-open

Checked : Friday 26th June. Updated : Tuesday 23rd June

  • Recall: Co-op - Herby Pork Loin Medallions

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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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No, The Government Hasn’t Installed A Coronavirus App On Your Phone

You may have spotted a coronavirus settings screen appearing on your phone over the weekend, but it isn’t an app, and it’s nothing to worry about. Here’s why.

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

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How To Spot An Investment Scam

Investment scams are getting harder to spot but there are some telltale signs to help protect your hard-earned money.

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

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Doorstep Scams

Doorstep scammers will have a variety of tricks to scam you out of money. We explain what doorstep scams are and when alarm bells should ring.

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

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How Friends Against Scams Is Tackling Fraud

As Scams Awareness Fortnight continues, Nikki Pasek MBE explains how National Trading Standards is empowering people to take a stand against scams.

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

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Renewed Appeal For Information After Fatal Collision On The Coastbound M20

Officers from the Kent Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit are asking motorists who had driven on the motorway at around the time of the incident to check their vehicles for signs of a collision. They are also appealing for anyone who has dashcam footage or those who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

Click HERE for full details on the Kent Police website.

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Message From Andrew Judd The South East Kent NhW Liaison Officer

Safety advice for horse owners

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

Kent residents are urged to protect their homes from opportunistic burglars

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

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 26th June. Updated : Wednesday 24th June

  • Proposed changes to road layouts as borough reopens

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 26th June. Updated : Thursday 25th June

  • MBC Waste Crime Team seize
  • Plans to ease guidance for over 2 million shielding
  • Reminder - emergency parking concessions finish 1 July
  • Flag raising ceremony for Armed Forces Day

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.