Category Archives: Crime

“Phantom debt” scams

Phantom Debt Fraud  Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number of calls to members of the public by fraudsters requesting payments for a “phantom” debt. The fraud involves being cold-called by someone purporting to be a debt collector, … Continue reading

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Want to start Yoga?

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How to choose the best anti-virus software

Following the recent cyber attacks, this article from Which? sets out the options and how to pick the best one for you. 

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Risk of bogus calls following severe weather

Trading Standards are warning of scam calls or unexpected visits from criminals pretending to be contractors. As ever, be vigilant and suspicious if you haven’t initiated such contact.  In the likelihood of damage caused by the recent high winds and … Continue reading

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Horses stolen from Wittering area – found Weds evening

I believe they have been found. If I find out any more I’ll let you know. Thanks everyone. xx

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Crime prevention advice for darker nights

At home Keep front and back doors locked at all times and keep keys and valuables out of sight and reach from cat flaps, letterboxes and downstairs doors and windows Close, and ideally lock, all windows when you’re not in … Continue reading

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Police survey – have your say

(Please do not reply or forward this email directly; please use the Reply, Share buttons at the bottom of this message) Message sent by Rob Stevens (Police, Neighbourhood Officer, Northamptonshire)   Please find below the details of a survey that … Continue reading

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