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Bakewell set to host Farm Watch event in a bid to cut rural crime

By at February 25, 2015 | 4:20 pm | 0 Comment

Police in Bakewell will be teaming up to host a local event in a bid to boost security and tackle crime in rural areas. Officers from Bakewell Safer Neighbourhood Team will be hosting a Farm Watch event at the Agricultural Business Centre in Bakewell on Monday, March 2 from 8.30am. The event is aimed at raising awareness of the Farm Watch scheme and encouraging

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Witness appeal after a burglary at a farm in Hartington

By at December 2, 2014 | 9:06 pm | 0 Comment

  Message sent by Carol Hardwick (Police, Community Information Officer, Derbyshire) Witness appeal after a burglary at a farm in Hartington, have you seen any suspicious activity? Sometime between 9.30am & 2pm on Saturday 29 November a burglary took place at a farm, Hartington, Buxton, entry was gained by damage being caused to a rear

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NFU Mutual Farm Watch Competition

By at July 11, 2014 | 2:02 pm | 0 Comment

Message sent by Bethany Fletcher (Police, Staff, Derbyshire) The following message is from NFU Mutual to Farm Watch members We are currently running a competition to recognise and reward the best community crime fighting initiatives in rural areas and invite your scheme to enter. The awards will help to fund further anti-crime initiatives and

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Safer Neighbourhood Policing

By at April 24, 2014 | 8:31 am | 0 Comment

Message sent by Bethany Fletcher (Police, Staff, Derbyshire) Bakewell, Sheldon Over Haddon and Ashford, Tideswell, Litton, Baslow and Beeley, Stanton, Youlgreave and White Peak Villages, Safer Neighbourhood Policing Teams governance meeting is on Wednesday 30th April between 6pm and 8pm at the Bakewell Childrens Centre. At the meeting those attending

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Derbyshire Alert – Rogue Traders

By at April 2, 2014 | 11:23 am | 0 Comment

Message sent by Bethany Fletcher (Police, Staff, Derbyshire) Police and trading standards officers in Derbyshire and Derby City are urging residents to be alert and to think twice before employing doorstep callers or traders. The advice comes as police are seeing an increase in rogue trader incidents, and the nicer weather may provide an opportunity

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Holiday booking fraud prevention

By at March 13, 2014 | 2:49 pm | 0 Comment

  Detectives issue advice to prevent residents in Derbyshire falling victim to holiday booking frauds as part of an initiative to Stamp out Fraud. According to recent statistics from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) fraudsters stole an estimated £7million from travellers and holiday makers in 2013. This sees victims being scammed by

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Collect free Farm Watch packs

By at March 13, 2014 | 2:48 pm | 0 Comment

  The following is for Farm Watch members Officers from Bakewell Safer Neighbourhood Team are reminding local farms to collect their free Farm Watch packs. All farms are invited to collect their Farm Watch packs from Bakewell Police Station. These packs contain crime prevention advice, Smartwater property marking solution and a gate post Farm Watch

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Crimestoppers launch a rural crime awareness campaign

By at March 13, 2014 | 10:46 am | 0 Comment

  Message sent by Tim Parkin (Police, Community Information Officer, Derbyshire) Crimestoppers have launched a rural crime awareness campaign. This initiative highlights the impact of these types of crime, such as theft of machinery, vehicles, oil, metal and livestock, as well as burglary, illegal waste dumping and wildlife crime. It also

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Derbyshire Alert – Scam Alert message from Trading Standards

By at February 21, 2014 | 2:25 pm | 0 Comment

Message sent by Bethany Fletcher (Police, Staff, Derbyshire) The following message is from Derbyshire Trading Standards Service Derbyshire County Council’s Trading Standards Service have received numerous complaints from members of the public regarding the sale of mattresses door-to-door. The sellers usually arrive in a van and knock at your

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