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Shed Security

Following recent thefts from sheds and outbuildings the Police have reissued their advice for shed security: Access – How easy is it to access your rear garden? Protect the boundary and access of your garden. A hedge or fencing at a height of 2metres is a good barrier. Fit a

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Local Burglaries

Message from the Police Crime Reduction Officer: Residents of Littleport & Isleham suffered a burglary on 3 February. The offenders on both of these crimes gained access through the rear of the property. Your boundary is your first line of defence, therefore, needs to be secure. • Ensure front boundaries

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Information for Residents Struggling to Pay Energy Bills

Information from East Cambridgeshire District Council. With temperatures predicted to plummet next week they want to make you aware of the services that they can offer to residents. They can assist people in financial hardship. The main priority is to make sure nobody is sitting in a cold home as

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Don’t Be A Victim Of Burglary

This information has been sent on behalf of Cambridgeshire Constabulary https://www.ecops.org.uk Please take time to read the advice below, taking simple measures to secure your home makes it far less likely you will be our next crime victim. • Deny easy access to the rear of your property, the vast

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Police Visiting Homes at Risk

POLICE are visiting homes at risk of being burgled as part of a crime crackdown in the county.  Officers are seeking properties left unsecured or otherwise vulnerable to burglary as part of Operation Hunter. The operation has been launched to reduce the number of burglaries in Cambridgeshire, which last year

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Look After Your Heating Oil

Theft of heating oil has been an issue in rural areasfor some time, but it can be a particular problem atthis time of year as home owners get their supplies for the winter months. Coupled with rises in the cost of fuel, oilhas become a much more attractive target for

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Be Cautious of Traders Who Call at Your Door

Advice from Trading Standards In the last 5 years it is estimated that £1 million has been paid to rogue traders by older residents living in Cambridgeshire. In most cases the rogue trader will have called at the customer’s door offering to do work on their house or garden, and

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Award winning website helps you in maintaining your garden

With the warmer weather finally here you may be thinking about getting out in your garden. If you are, an award-winning website can provide you with help and advice about the equipment available to make day-to-day tasks in the garden easier.  Help and support with day-to-day living  AskSARA has proved

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News from the Coach House Riding School

Hopefully by the time this newsletter reaches you spring will be in the air, and the long drawn out winter will just be a distant memory!  All the horses and ponies seem to have wintered well, and we have a new addition to the pony herd, “Willow” who has swooped

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Digital Switchover

Cambridgeshire ACRE is supporting the local roll-out of the Switchover Help Scheme which aims to help people to understand the changes to how our television signal will be received from the end of March 2011 onwards. The analogue signal will be switched off and replaced with a digital signal that

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