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NHW quarterly meeting agenda

Invitation and agenda Tuesday 20th Sept 2016 Grimsby Town Hall 7pm – 8.30pm   6.45pm      Tea and Coffee on arrival   7pm           Welcome _ Steve Lynn   7.05           Humberside Fire and rescue (HFRS) presentation   7.35           Trusted trader list- Glyn Atkinson   7.50           Humberside police update   8.00            NHW update (including Dogwatch) – Steve Lynn […]

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National Trading Standards – Scam alert issue 24

Though not specific to North East Lincolnshire, please find below details of scams occuring throughout the nation. Doorstep Crime –  Police in Cheltenham are urging the public to be aware of rogue traders after two recent incidents. One of the incidents happened on Friday the 26th August on Hillside Gardens when a man cleared a guttering without […]

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Coordinators Quarterly meeting – 20th September

Hello everyone, This is just a bulletin to remind all coordinators of the upcoming quarterly meeting on September 20th at the Crosland suite at the Grimsby town hall. The doors will open at 6:30pm, with the meeting to commence from 7pm. A full invitation with an agenda will be sent out at a later date.  […]

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Illicit Tobacco in North East Lincolnshire

Please follow the following link for more information on Illicit tobacco in North East Lincolnshire and the Humber, and to learn more about what YOU can do to help keep our area clean. http://keep-it-out.co.uk/regions/north-of-england/

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Little book of big scams

Hello everyone Please find attached ‘The Little Book of Big Scams’.  A book which contains a lot of insightful and important information which will help to keep you safe. The Little Book of Big Scams – Third Edition  

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Trading standards – tree surgeons warning.

Trading Standards are warning residents in the area that three males in  a white transit van  have been reported to have been knocking on doors and touting for work as “tree surgeons”. If you are considering having any work done then it is better to take your time and obtain at least 3 quotes before […]

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Dogwatch launch at Woofs

Dog show promises to be explosive WITH just days to go until the Woofs dog show, organisers have announced the military working dogs will be demonstrating their skills at searching out explosives. This is just one of the many exciting special events taking place throughout the day when North East Lincolnshire Council, in conjunction with […]

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Woofs Dog Show 17th August @ Meridian Showground From 1000hrs

The annual Woofs dog show takes place very soon . It’s free entry to the event with a small charge ( £1)  if you enter your dog in one of the many classes running throughout the day. There is loads going on with pet and craft stalls, face painting and demos of obedience to keep […]

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Miscellaneous Scams

Scam awareness month comes to an end

Hello everyone Just a quick update to inform you all that as of July 31st,  scam awareness month 2016 has come to an end. However, please note that all information released over the course of the month is still relevant, so please remain vigilant.

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Shop owner found hiding quarter-of-a-million illicit cigarettes by sniffer dog

A shop owner who was caught hiding almost a quarter-of-a-million illicit cigarettes has been given a suspended prison sentence. For the full story, please visit the link below. http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/shop-owner-found-hiding-quarter-of-a-million-illicit-cigarettes-by-sniffer-dog/story-29562180-detail/story.html  

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Doorstep trader scams warning

As part of National Scams Awareness Month, North East Lincolnshire Trading Standards are issuing a series of warnings to consumers and residents, spreading the word about scams that have cost local people dearly. This week, Trading Standards are looking at doorstep trader scams which have hit local residents in the past. Councillor Hazel Chase, portfolio […]

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Silence of The Scams – a real life horror story

Mail scam victims in North East Lincolnshire were cheated out of almost £150,000 last year, according to new figures collated by the council’s Trading Standards team. North East Lincolnshire Trading Standards can confirm that in the last financial year, people in the area are known to have lost at least £148,075 to postal scams. What’s […]

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Sentences handed out for illicit tobacco

The council’s trading standards team brought forth the prosecution against two individuals.  The two were found guilty of possessing illicit tobacco with intent to sell, and were both handed suspended prison sentences.   Neil Clark, community protection manager responsible for Trading Standards at NELC said afterwards “We appeal to anyone to get in touch if […]

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Cold Calling Signs – Update

Hello everyone, We have received an update informing us that the ‘No Cold Calling’ signs have no legal status, they are purely advisory. If a cold caller visits your home, is asked to leave and refuses to do so, then that would be considered a breach. What the sign should tell the cold caller is […]

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New national neighbourhood watch guide

Hello all, There is a new member’s guide for the Neighbourhood Watch. For a downloadable pdf version of this most recent guide, please click the following link Ourwatch Members Guide 2016 (If the link does not open, please check your downloads folder ,as it should be stored there.)