There is a common misconception that Neighbourhood Watch was of yesteryear and is no longer relevant. This is not the case. The Home Office lists it as the largest voluntary organisation in the country with a membership that covers more than 3.7 million households in England and Wales. In East
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have noticed a rise in the reporting of pets, and in particular puppies and kittens, being advertised for sale via popular online auction websites. The fraudsters will place an advert of the pet for sale, often claiming that the pet is
Do you want to do something special for yourself, your community and your employer? Do you want to gain invaluable experience and training to achieve your personal or professional goals? Why not join the Special Constabulary and find out just how much you are capable of? Your employer may even
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
Cambs Police will be holding two security marking events at Ely Police Station following the recent thefts of tools from vehicles across the East Cambs area. They are offering to mark your property with an engraver to make it less desirable to would be thieves and also to help them
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
Following recent purse thefts in the Ely area please make sure you are following these simple steps to help keep your property secure; Always protect your PIN when getting cash from a cash point or paying for items, never write your PIN down Keep your bag close to you at
Fraudsters are sending out virus infected emails that claim a package has been seized by HM Revenue & Customs upon arrival into the United Kingdom. The official looking scam emails claiming to be from Royal Mail contain a link to a document which will install malicious software on your computer
Chippenham Park has reported that, once again, they have had coping stones stolen from the top of their wall. This time they were taken from the wall near the cricket ground. If you notice any suspicious activity, please report it to the police. Thank you.
There has been a recent series of incidents whereby fraudsters either phone or attend the home address of elderly members of the public, claiming to be police officers. The fake officer/s will claim that they are investigating a fraud which they believe the elderly person to be a victim of.