Friday 3rd July 2020

Issue 1779

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 3rd July. Updated : Thursday 2nd July

  • Security warning for Herne Bay motorists following theft reports
  • Appeal for witnesses following assault in Whitstable
  • CCTV image issued after cyclist assaulted in Tonbridge
  • Witnesses sought for Sheerness assault

Checked : Friday 3rd July. Updated : Thursday 2nd July

  • Suspected criminal gangs disrupted in Kent after police forces intercept encrypted phones
  • Suspected county lines drug dealer charged
  • Chatham shop issued with closure order
  • Sex offender jailed for violent Tonbridge assault
  • Two arrested and drugs haul seized in Maidstone
  • Man jailed after leaving victim unconscious in Folkestone assault
  • Cannabis cultivation found in Bobbing
  • Two men charged following drugs warrant in Folkestone
  • Wounding charge after man injured in Ramsgate
  • Gillingham drug dealer remanded in custody

Checked : Friday 3rd July. Updated : Tuesday 30th June

  • Almost £700,000 awarded to charities in light of lockdown

Checked : Friday 3rd July. Updated : Thursday 2nd July

  • Garage fire in Tonbridge
  • Vehicle and fencing alight in East Farleigh
  • Shed fire in Canterbury
  • Roof fire in Gillingham
  • Garage fire in Canterbury
  • Woodland fire in Dartford

Checked : Friday 3rd July. Updated : Thursday 2nd July

  • Campaign Launched to ‘Protect Kent and Medway’
  • Plans for gradual reopening of Kent libraries announced
  • Kent businesses can apply to trial an electric vehicle
  • Speed limits are not targets to hit

Checked : Friday 3rd July. Updated : Thursday 2nd July

  • Safety Notice: Menkind - Balcony Barbecue
  • Safety Notice: Elho - Greenville Planthangers

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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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Confirmation Of Payee Deadline: How Will It Affect Your Online Banking?

Find out about the latest bank transfer fraud protection measures

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

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5 Things You Need To Know When Buying A CO Alarm

What to look for if you're buying a carbon monoxide alarm, the lowdown on CO and summer holidays, plus the alarms to avoid

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

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Six Common Car Seat Misunderstandings That Could Compromise Your Child’s Safety

Which? experts reveal the child car seat laws you need to know

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

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Coronavirus Outbreak Q&A: Advice For Travellers

Everything you need to know: from whether you can get a package holiday refund to airline cancellations and rebooking

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

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Scam Alert: Fake Currys PC World Facebook Page

A scam Currys PC World page claims it’s giving away Samsung TVs for free, but the page is fake and just wants to draw you in — here’s why.

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

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Job Scams And Employment Fraud

Job seekers aged between 18 and 24 are most likely to be targeted by this scam, with victims losing around £4,000 on average. Use our tips to avoid job scams.

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

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Travellers Warned Of Cancelled Holiday Refund Scams This Summer

Scammers are targeting holidaymakers waiting COVID-19 cancellation refunds, says UK Finance

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

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The Summer 2020 Issue Of Watchout WILL NOT BE Sent Out To NW Co-ordinators In West Kent As A Hardcopy

Sorry folks but due to the difficult time’s we are in at the moment there will be no hard copies of this newsletter, please pass it on via e-mail to all your members. Thank you, Julie Walker, editor.

Follow the link below to download the electronic version

Click HERE for full details on the West Kent Neighbourhood Watch Association website.


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 3rd July. Updated : Thursday 2nd July

  • Fly-tipping will not be tolerated
  • More businesses benefit from Coronavirus support funding

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 3rd July. Updated : Wednesday 1st July

  • Pub patrols to support reopening

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

Checked : Friday 3rd July. Updated : Wednesday 1st July

  • Don’t lose your right to vote
  • Have your say on measures to reduce antisocial behaviour
  • Maidstone Museum all set to reopen Tuesday 14 July

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.