Safer Neighbourhood Policing

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 will decide the team’s priority Read more…

Derbyshire Alert – Rogue Traders

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 Read more…

Holiday booking fraud prevention

  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 fraudulent advertisements Read more…

Crimestoppers launch a rural crime awareness campaign

  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 promotes the use of Read more…

Derbyshire Alert – Scam Alert message from Trading Standards

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 door to offer mattresses for sale Read more…