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Police and Neighbourhood Watch

Details of any alerts from the Police or local Neighbourhood Watch will be found on the following attachments


Neighbourhood Watch Network are organising a number of free weekly webinars thoughout July to expose the truths behind scams.   The webinars are FREE to attend and are open to anyone who would like to know more about scams, the psychology behind scams, prevention and how a fraud case is investigated.   The webinars bring together experts in their field relating to online fraud, a topic which we are all too familiar with and can affect anyone and everyone, as our lives are played out more digitally.  The dates of the webinars and their topics are as follows:

6th July, 5pm
Exploring the psychology behind scams and how scammers are so effective at their crimes
Paul Maskell, Fraud & Cyber Crime Prevention Manager, Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU)
14th July, 5pm
Insights into how a fraud case is investigated and how not to be the next victim 
Ben Hobbs, Detective Sergeant; and Catriona Still, Head of Fraud Prevention & Training, Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (
23rd July 5pm
Scams awareness training from the Friends Against Scams initiative
The National Trading Standards Scams Team (NTSST)
30th July, 5pm
Don't get hooked by scammers! What you need to know about flubot and phishing scams
Christopher Budd, Senior Global Threat Communications Manager, Avast
How to book your place
You can click on the links within this message on each of the webinars topics to register your place or you can go to and click on the webinar that you wish to attend, you can attend all of them if you wish and so make sure that you complete the registration page for each of them.


Bobby Van - This is a free service for anyone aged 60 or over (or younger if vulnerable through health or disability). They can do security checks, change locks, install door security chains, door viewers, window locks etc.  They also offer free fire risk assessment on behalf of Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service and can fit new alarms at no charge.  They are police-vetted volunteers.  See or contact 01380-861155, email: or write to The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust, Devizes Police Station, New Park Street, Devizes, Wilts SN10 1DZ