KNOW, LOOK, ACT
With school closures, some children are more at risk than ever. The Children's Society have worked with the NPCC (National Police Chiefs' Council), to develop advice & guidance for neighbours and key workers to spot abuse or exploitation and encourage everyone to know the signs.
Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 23:03 by Claire Buckle
**Rogue Traders are currently operating in the Melton and Rutland areas**
Traders are cold calling residents offering driveway work. This work is often substandard, not required and the price inflated. Consumers are also unable to claim on any warranty if they have not been given the correct paperwork and business information.
Advice from local police is always not to buy at the door and never to pay... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 10:47 by Claire Buckle
Do you know how to spot a phishing email?
Top Tips for Using email Safely and Securely
Email has always been the fraudsters' favourite way to scam you. During the Coronavirus pandemic it's become even worse. Read our expert tips on how to spot and deal with a phishing email.
Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 10:48 by Claire Buckle
Residents, please be on your guard against illegal money lenders
Posted: Sun, 26 Apr 2020 13:39 by Claire Buckle
Hose, Harby and Clawson Parish Council have been asked by Trading Standards to warn parishioners of a scam circulating on the internet. The advert claims that a product can protect you from Covid 19! This is false. If you see this advert please inform trading standards.
DO NOT BELIEVE THIS ADVERT!
Posted: Sun, 26 Apr 2020 13:37 by Claire Buckle