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Safe Place Scheme

Safe Place Scheme Launches Across Bucks What is a safe place scheme? The Safe Place scheme provides reassurance to vulnerable people and their carers, or people who find themselves in challenging situations, so that they can live more independent lifestyles knowing...

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Behind the wheel

Tips for safe and confident driving in later life. Driving gives you the freedom to go where you want to, at the time of your choosing. And in later life, your ability to drive may feel even more important to your sense of independence. Having a car can make it easier...

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Do you keep jewellery in the house?

Some top tips from Surrey Police about how to look after those valuable items of jewellery that are kept at your home. For particularly valuable jewellery, consider using a bank safety deposit box, but if you do want to keep it at home, consider obtaining a safe, and...

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App to help consumers dodge scam callers

An app to help mobile users avoid nuisance calls and log complaints about dodgy firms has been launched. Log your mobile number on the free app and you'll appear on the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) – a register of numbers that can't be called by marketeers and...

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Council tax rebate fraudsters at work

Fraudsters may be posing as local council officials or professionals and cold-calling customers stating that they are eligible for a general tax or council tax rebate, with a sharp increase in the number of reports relating to fake council tax refunds in the last few...

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Scam Watch!

HM Revenue & Customs Email “Your Tax Return Refund Overdue We noticed that your tax refund remains unpaid, if you are the rightful holder of the account and you must update your account! We also require you to create a Six Digit Phone Identification Code this will...

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BRITISH GAS SCAM

British Gas customers warned to beware of phishing email asking for personal details to ‘unlock’ online account. It's the latest in online scams trying to take advantage of people. The email asks the recipient to follow the links to update their data, warning that...

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Seven ways to spot an online shopping scam

From the photo to the seller - clues that show you’re being targeted by online shopping scammers. A million people in the UK fell victim to online shopping scams last year, some of them several times, and this kind of crime is showing no signs of slowing. According to...

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Common scams

Scams are schemes to con you out of your money. They can arrive by post, text message or email, or from someone coming to your home. Car matching and electricity meter scams and fake lotteries are just some of the tricks that scammers try. Reporting a scam - You...

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Tips to staying safe when purchasing pets:

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently 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...

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