Frosty mornings means scraping car windows and warming the engine before driving off. However, take care and do to leave your vehicle unattended or it could be someone else driving off in it, instead of you!
For details on how to prepare your car for winter driving, follow this link. For further advice on how to get weather updates, notification of incidents and other warnings, please go to our ‘Topical News’ page.
If you have a power cut, there’s no need to panic. There is now simple number to call for help and advice. The number to call is 105. For further information, see our ‘Topical News’ page.
As winter approaches, it’s time to think about seasonal safety checks. EDF Energy has provided some advice about gas safety checks and Citizens Advice has produced a leaflet concerning your rights with regard to the energy market. For further details, follow this link.
Over 110 million Netflix subscribers have received a scam e-mail asking then to renew their subscription. For further details go to our ‘Alerts’ page.
Car theft has risen by 30% in recent years. Rather surprising considering all the new technology incorporated into car security. So, is the technology failing or are thieves becoming smarter and able to bypass the security features? To find out more follow this link.
Do you need advice about fire alarms? Have you ever had a fire safety check in your home? The Fire Service provide free check and advice. For further details about fire safety and how to book a safety check, go to our ‘Topical News’ page.
A current scam on social media is offering free airline tickets, but at what cost to the participants?
‘Free’ anything, short surveys, sharing a link and clicking on the ‘Like’ button – can all be a recipe for an expensive error. To find out how ….. go to our ‘Alerts’ page.
The latest global cyber attack has hit the headlines over the past few days, with predictions that reports of hacks might increase this week. However, it’s considered unlikely that individuals will be affected. However, if a computer is affected, advice should be sought about how to deal with it, but will probably involve re-installing the operating system (to remove the risk of malware), before accessing any files. For further information, please visit our ‘alerts’ page.
In the light of recent events in Westminster, the public is being encouraged to be vigilant and, if possible, assist the police in their efforts to keep us all safe. They would like to draw your attention to new measures which might assist them. For further information, follow this link.
The police are keen to encourage the public’s support in preventing terrorism and assisting in the investigation of terrorist attacks. Following the recent terrorist attack in Westminster, the police are trying to increase public awareness of how people can assist them. To find out what happens when you report something suspicious Click here.