Category Archives: safety

Password expert regrets past advice

The author of an influential guide to computer passwords says he now regrets several of the tips he gave. Bill Burr had advised users to change their password every 90 days and to muddle up words by adding capital letters, … Continue reading

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Crime figures for Collyweston

You can find accurate and detailed information on crime in our area via these links: Street Check https://www.streetcheck.co.uk/ Northamptonshire Police https://www.police.uk/northamptonshire/ UK Crime Statistics http://www.ukcrimestats.com/ Analysis of all Northants statistics https://www.northamptonshireanalysis.co.uk/ UK Crash Map http://www.crashmap.co.uk/ Inspector Daryl Lyon is also asking members … Continue reading

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Cool tips for summer pets

Apply sun block to pets with short white fur, particularly on ears and the tops of noses as they are the most prone to sunburn. Use a product suitable for babies. Ensure your pets – cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs … Continue reading

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“We use the ‘X-plan’ in our family. The lifeline that our kids are free to use at any time.”

  It’s so simple. Image supplied. Sometimes young people find themselves is a situation they don’t know how to get out of. So, we now have something called the “X-plan” in our family. This simple, but powerful tool is a … Continue reading

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Pregnant or got a little one (up to walking)?

Pregnant or got a little one (up to walking)? Find groups too busy with a baby? Come and join us for Bumps! Great place to meet other mums and safe space for babies.     Visiting professionals too… doulas, sling … Continue reading

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21 things air crew wish passengers didn’t do

We all have annoying habits, and travel tends to bring out the worst in people. If you have any sympathy for your flight attendants, who, day in and day out, are privy to some of the most extreme human behaviour, … Continue reading

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Looking for a reliable trader? We can help!

The Trading Standards Buy with Confidence scheme brings together gardeners, plumbers, builders, electricians and many other types of businesses from across the county who have been individually checked by Trading Standards for trustworthiness and compliance with consumer protection laws.

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