Village Fete 2019

Shadoxhurst Harvest Fete is planned for Sunday 29th September 2019.  Please keep the date free. The village is holding another fete this year – are you able to spare three hours either 9.30am – 12.30pm or 12.30pm – 3.30pm to help out? There will be a variety of roles to help including running games for […]

Developments in a HMRC Scam

There has been a large increase in reports of scam phone calls from people claiming to be HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). How it works:  The scammer claims there an overdue tax bill or the resident has been overpaid tax credits. They say the resident must pay up immediately or they will be taken to […]

Kent Highways’ Winter Roads Preparations

Long dark days means KCC Highways, who maintain the roads and lanes, receive many enquiries throughout the seasons about road conditions. Please read this winter service information letter from KCC and see how you can help prevent road and travel problems. NOTE:-  The weblinks shown in the letter are as follows: http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/what-we-look-after/winter-service https://www.gov.uk/clear-snow-road-path-cycleway http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/report-a-problem and […]

Bogus Overseas Contacts & Officers

Neighbourhood Watch are aware that fraudsters are contacting overseas students and visitors who are in the UK via their mobile phone or social network account and purporting to represent UK or foreign law enforcement. After fraudsters have claimed to work with their respective embassy or government, they tell the victim that there is evidence in […]

Art & Photography Competition 2018

IT’S BACK! SHADOXHURST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION We’re very excited to announce our village Art & Photography Competition for 2018. The theme (of course) is: SHADOXHURST We know there’s lots of talent out there, so please bring your drawings, paintings or photographs to 7 Park Farm Close or drop them off at the Coffee Club […]

Fake Coffee Voucher Scam

Kent Police Neighbourhood Watch advise that a fake Costa Coffee voucher scam is catching people out on Whatsapp and allowing criminals to steal personal data. This new scam starts with Whatsapp users receiving an offer for a £75 voucher in celebration of Costa’s 50th birthday.  Victims are then asked to enter personal information before they […]