Friday 11th June 2021

Issue 1877

Kent Police approve of e-watch for communications to residents of the county.

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Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Witness appeal following assault in Ashford
  • CCTV appeal following burglary at Chart Sutton shop
  • Detectives appeal for information following assault near Folkestone harbour
  • Appeal for witnesses to assault near Canterbury
  • Woman racially abused in Gravesend street
  • CCTV image released following Folkestone burglary
  • Appeal following road collision in Ashford
  • CCTV appeal following theft of perfume in Maidstone
  • Arson after suspected collision in Lamberhurst
  • Reminder to dog owners following sheep attacks near Tenterden

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Two charged with causing grievous bodily harm in Ramsgate
  • Safety advice to dog owners in Kent
  • Guilty verdict in Rochester murder trial
  • James McReadie
  • Drink-driving charges brought after police stop e-scooter in Margate
  • Sheerness man charged with headbutting police officer
  • Gillingham man jailed for domestic abuse
  • Fifteen arrests during multi-agency operation in Dartford
  • Charges authorised after more than 20 victims' items found at Dartford house
  • Man jailed following threats to police officers

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Thanet GP-led networks celebrate 100,000-vaccines milestone
  • See the right person, first time
  • Covid-19 vaccine update 03 Jun 2021
  • Thank you to the patient representatives who help shape health services
  • Volunteers praised as key to Covid vaccine roll-out success

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Matthew Scott wants e scooter trial expansion to stop!
  • Nearly £800,000 for Safer Streets
  • PCC welcomes Nightingale Court for Kent
  • PCC receives £1.3 million to help victims

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Safeguarding residents of Kent and Medway
  • Be a FireStopper and help stamp out arson
  • Here's to 10 years of KFRS' volunteers
  • Trio of technicians keep Kent's hydrants healthy
  • KFRS urges people to do their bit to prevent devastating grass fires

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Kitchen fire in Paddock Wood
  • Electrical fire in Tonbridge
  • Fire in flat - Ashford
  • Three people released following two-vehicle crash - near Boxley, Maidstone
  • Notification
  • Person rescued from mud in Folkestone
  • Barbecue sparks garden fire in Ashford

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • KCC joins forces with British Library to roll out small business support
  • Thanks to the thousands getting tested!
  • New £2.5 million bus interchange in Gravesend starts this month
  • KCC warns that the unaccompanied child migrant crisis threatens to overwhelm Kent’s Children’s Services again.
  • 10,000 tonnes of road waste to be recycled in Kent
  • Enhanced COVID-19 testing to take place in Maidstone town centre
  • KCC marks the start of Pride Month by raising the Rainbow Flag
  • Enhanced COVID-19 testing to take place in parts of Canterbury
  • Council leader thanks ‘brilliant volunteers’ for being there ‘when Kent needed you most’
  • Kent County Council recognised at national award for environmental work

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • ALERT! Kent residents targeted scammers pretending to be Trading Standards
  • ALERT! Kent residents targeted by fake delivery scam
  • Keep Kent safe - spot the signs of doorstep crime.
  • SCAM ALERT! Residents lured into buying gift cards and vouchers
  • ALERT!! Doorstep Criminals targeting residents in Sevenoaks
  • ALERT!! Police warn of dog thefts in Kent
  • ALERT! Royal Life Insurance Scam
  • SCAM ALERT! COVID-19 Grant scam text
  • ALERT!! Kent residents targeted by Royal Mail delivery scam
  • URGENT PRODUCT RECALL: GoodHome Colenso Freestanding Fan Heater (200W)

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Scams warning for tax credits customers
  • DBS is working with JobsAware to raise awareness of job scams
  • ‘Better Internet for Kids’ report launched on Safer Internet Day
  • New ‘HMRC’ scam texts follow new lockdown
  • Warning about COVID-19 vaccination scams
  • LEGO launches activities to help act against cyberbullying
  • Get Safe Online launching bi-lingual websites in Pacific region
  • Get Safe Online Ambassador Day is this Saturday
  • Half of young people encounter misleading content online daily
  • Half of young people encounter misleading content online daily

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Scams warning for tax credits customers
  • New figures reveal victims lost over £63m to investment fraud scams on social media
  • Beware of holiday fraud as travel restrictions ease
  • Warning from Action Fraud to #ProtectYourPension as £1.8 million lost to pension fraud so far this year
  • Watch out for scams related to census 2021
  • Pension schemes urged to step up reporting to stop scammers

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Recall: Cheese on the Wey - Blue Millie Cheese
  • Recall: Reinert - Teddy Bear Sausage Slices
  • Recall: Dunelm - Kid's Crushed Velvet Chair
  • Recall: Matalan - Outdoor Floor Cushions
  • Recall: Smyths Toys - Fisher-Price - 2-in-1 Soothe 'n Play Glider
  • Recall: Sau Tao (Sun Shun Fuk) - ST Amoy Bean Strip (update 2)
  • Recall: various Eat Real Puff products and Mamia Organic products
  • Recall: Simpleas Lightly Salted Pea Snack
  • Recall: Choco Dippers
  • Recall: Universal Socket US USA EU AUS Three-Pin Plug

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • The Family Butchers (Germany) recalls Reinert Teddy Bear Sausage Slices as the product may be contaminated with metal dust
  • Cheese On The Wey recalls Blue Millie cheese because of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes
  • Aldi recalls Roosters Breaded Chicken Goujons because of the presence of salmonella

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Update 2 - Liroy B.V. recalls Sau Tao (Sun Shun Fuk) ST Amoy Bean Strip because of undeclared soya
  • TJ Morris recalls Choco Dippers because of undeclared peanuts
  • Eat Real recalls several Eat Real and Organic Mamia snack products because of undeclared milk
  • Novo Farina recalls Simpleas Lightly Salted Pea Snack because of undeclared gluten
  • Update 1 - Liroy B.V. recalls Sau Tao (Sun Shun Fuk) ST Amoy Bean Strip because of undeclared soya
  • Polish Specialities recalls Knoppers Wafers because of undeclared allergens
  • Wilton Wholefoods recalls Sunrize Snacks Seaweed Peanut Crackers because of undeclared sesame

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Fit For Purpose?: The Health Apps That Pose Security Risks

Every time you use a health app or service you are sharing data. Some companies are hungrier for it, and less security conscious, than others.

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

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Popular Baby Monitor App Put Privacy At Risk

Hit baby app The Wonder Weeks could have exposed parents' baby monitor feeds to strangers, as Which? warns over security standards in popular health apps

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

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New, Greener E10 Petrol To Replace Standard Petrol In Pumps - Is Your Car Compatible?

The government is ramping up for the introduction of a new type of petrol, dubbed E10, which can be used by approximately 95% of cars on UK roads

Click HERE for full details on the UK Government website.

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West Kent North Kent & Medway


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Know your risk!
  • ‘Seven Oaks of Sevenoaks’ chosen as new Bligh’s sculpture
  • Council issues woodland warning
  • The Council’s new Chairman
  • May Bank Holiday Refuse Collections
  • Fly tippers have their day in court
  • Results of the Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge by-election
  • Local landlords invited to virtual support event
  • Discarded battery causes fire
  • Head to the polls safely on 6 May

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Hanging Bank
in Sundridge with Ide Hill
Between 14:00 on Saturday 29th of May and 09:30 on Wednesday 2nd of June. Somebody set fire to a garage door.
Crime Report No. 46/98569/21
Edenbridge North and East
Foxglove Close
in Edenbridge
Between 20:00 on Thursday 3rd of June and 05:54 on Friday 4th of June. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property and stole a black Yamaha motorbike, GU67***.
Crime Report No. 46/97363/21
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
School Lane
in West Kingsdown
Between 00:01 on Tuesday 1st of June and 21:21 on Saturday 5th of June. Somebody has smashed a buildings windows.
Crime Report No. 46/98182/21
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Caxton Close
in Hartley
On Sunday 6th of June around 03:04. Somebody attempted to cause damage to a garden fence.
Crime Report No. 46/98123/21
Otford and Shoreham
Shoreham Road
in Otford
Between 16:00 on Friday 4th of June and 18:00 on Saturday 5th of June. Somebody has broken into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/98681/21
Sevenoaks Eastern
Hillingdon Avenue
in Sevenoaks
On Sunday 6th of June around 05:30. Somebody attempted to break into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/98178/21
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Mount Harry Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 20:00 on Sunday 6th of June and 09:15 on Monday 7th of June. A vehicle has been stolen from outside a property.
Crime Report No. 46/97974/21


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Budget and council tax rates for 2020/21
  • Emergency response to coronavirus outbreak
  • New Mayor elected for Tonbridge and Malling
  • Helpline launched to support ‘shielded’ residents
  • Arrangements to mark the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh
  • Statement by the Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling, Cllr Jill Anderson, following the announcement of the death of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh
  • Pop-up vaccination centre to boost rates
  • Cash injection for cleaner, greener homes
  • Solar and renewable deals set to cut energy costs
  • Firms missing out on coronavirus grants

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Cage Green
Hopgarden Road
in East Peckham
Between 14:00 on Friday 4th of June and 10:30 on Sunday 6th of June. Somebody smashed a light of a Honda Civic parked in the road with a BB pellet.
Crime Report No. 46/97361/21
Castle
Bradford Street
Between 11:00 on Saturday 5th of June and 11:00 on Tuesday 8th of June. Somebody has broken into a commercial building.
Crime Report No. 46/98465/21
Ditton
Scott Close
in Ditton
Between 20:30 on Friday 4th of June and 07:00 on Saturday 5th of June. Somebody smashed a window of a Mazda parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/97546/21
Larkfield North
Leybourne Way
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Tuesday 8th of June around 20:20. Somebody has stolen a motorcycle.
Crime Report No. 46/99143/21
Medway
Cannons Wharf
Between 20:00 on Friday 4th of June and 11:45 on Saturday 5th of June. Somebody stole both number plates, handle bars, heated grips, front brakes and the forks from a Yamaha MT07 parked in the road. Some of the side panels have also been taken.
Crime Report No. 46/97499/21
Trench
Dove Road
Between 00:01 on Wednesday 1st of July and 12:38 on Tuesday 8th of June. Somebody has damaged a vehciles window and also let down a vehicles tyres.
Crime Report No. 46/99000/21


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Say ‘Hi!’ to your High Street
  • The Council’s Culture Service, which includes the Assembly Hall Theatre, is to receive £271,500 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund
  • Near-miss reporting tool now available
  • Bin collections over the Easter weekend
  • New business park receives final approval
  • Lockdown learning inspires plan to teach children perils of pollution
  • Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)
  • Budget and Council Tax set for 2021/22
  • Leaving a smaller carbon footprint
  • Severe weather service update

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Benenden and Cranbrook
High Street
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 18:00 on Saturday 5th of June and 05:40 on Monday 7th of June. Somebody broke the wing mirror of a vehicle parked in a public carpark by tipping the vehicle on its side. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/97454/21
Frythe Walk
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 21:30 on Sunday 6th of June and 07:00 on Monday 7th of June. A secured motor cycle has been stolen from outside a property.
Crime Report No. 46/98222/21
Carriers Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Tuesday 8th of June between 00:01 and 06:55. Somebody has stolen items from a residential properties porch.
Crime Report No. 46/98731/21
Capel
Tudeley Road
in Capel
On Sunday 6th of June between 00:01 and 15:40. Somebody stole the batteries from temporary traffic lights.
Crime Report No. 46/97612/21
Culverden
York Road
On Monday 7th of June around 11:16. Somebody stole items from outside a property.
Crime Report No. 46/98114/21
Rusthall
Meadow Road
in Rusthall
On Tuesday 8th of June between 11:44 and 11:58. Somebody has thrown and object at a vehicle damaging its windscreen.
Crime Report No. 46/99066/21
Southborough and High Brooms
Hornbeam Avenue
in Southborough
On Monday 31st of May between 12:00 and 19:00. Somebody attempted to break into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/99004/21
Southborough North
Park Road
in Southborough
Between 00:01 on Friday 4th of June and 23:59 on Saturday 5th of June. Somebody attempted to gain access into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/97984/21


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Friday 11th June. Updated : Friday 11th June

  • Maidstone Museum artwork reproductions available for purchase online
  • Oakwood Cemetery
  • Works to start on Mote Park new café
  • Local Producers and Crafts Market launching in Maidstone
  • Council Leader Champions World Environment Day

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Allington
Tintern Road
Between 14:00 on Saturday 5th of June and 18:00 on Sunday 6th of June. Somebody broke into a residential property and took the keys to a silver Mercedes CLC180 KOMP, ML60***, which was then stolen. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/97743/21
Boxley
Chatham Road
in Boxley
On Monday 7th of June between 07:30 and 16:49. A motor cycle has been stolen.
Crime Report No. 46/98041/21
Coxheath and Hunton
Redwall Lane
in Linton
On Sunday 6th of June between 00:01 and 10:00. Somebody stole a white Yamaha YZF R125 motorbike, LT20***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/97466/21
East
Hatherall Road
On Tuesday 8th of June around 02:30. Somebody attempted to access a vehicle.
Crime Report No. 46/97924/21
Fant
Fant Lane
Between 07:13 on Friday 4th of June and 07:13 on Saturday 5th of June. Somebody entered a residential property and has stolen items from inside.
Crime Report No. 46/97947/21
Harrietsham and Lenham
Goddington Lane
in Harrietsham
Between 16:00 on Thursday 3rd of June and 16:00 on Saturday 5th of June. Somebody set fire to furniture taken from a fishing hut. The hut was also damaged and the padlock to the access gate broken. The hut has previously been damaged in an earlier incident.
Crime Report No. 46/97565/21
Headcorn
Grigg Lane
in Headcorn
Between 17:30 on Friday 4th of June and 08:00 on Monday 7th of June. Somebody has broken into a commercial building and stolen items from inside.
Crime Report No. 46/98219/21
High Street
Basing Close
Between 21:00 on Saturday 5th of June and 13:30 on Sunday 6th of June. Somebody keyed a Ford Focus parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/97508/21
Union Street
On Monday 7th of June around 14:07. Somebody attempted to cause damage to a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/98413/21
Marden and Yalding
Old Whetsted Road
in Yalding
Between 13:00 on Monday 31st of May and 07:30 on Sunday 6th of June. Damage has been caused to a vehicle on site.
Crime Report No. 46/98323/21
Thorn Road
in Marden
On Sunday 6th of June. Somebody smashed a window of a Hyundai I30 Classic parked in the road. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/97257/21
North
James Whatman Way
Between 16:00 on Saturday 5th of June and 11:04 on Sunday 6th of June. Somebody stole a fence panel from a building site.
Crime Report No. 46/97403/21
Stockton Close
Between 17:30 on Sunday 6th of June and 07:45 on Monday 7th of June. Somebody attempted to gain access into a vehicle, no access was gained but damage has been caused.
Crime Report No. 46/98019/21
Park Wood
Beaufort Walk
Between 16:30 on Friday 4th of June and 07:45 on Monday 7th of June. Somebody has stolen a catalytic convertor form a vehicle.
Crime Report No. 46/97953/21
Shepway North
Surrey Road
On Saturday 5th of June between 13:30 and 18:30. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole several items. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/97616/21
Oxford Gardens
On Sunday 6th of June between 01:30 and 13:00. Somebody stole a secured bicycle from the road. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/97719/21
South Park Road
On Tuesday 8th of June around 13:33. Somebody has damaged a vehicles windscreen.
Crime Report No. 46/98257/21
Shepway South
Chaucer Close
Between 00:01 on Saturday 29th of May and 23:59 on Thursday 3rd of June. Somebody has attempted to break into a shed in a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/98854/21