Banking Scam Warning

Information from Kent Police describes how scammers have recently targeted a vulnerable victim, “A telephone call was received on a landline (late November 2017) from scammers advising that they were calling from a bank – they did not specify which bank and this was not questioned. The caller stated he was conducting an internal investigation […]

Kent Police – On-line Reporting

Online Crime and Non-Injury Collision Reporting Updates made recently to the Kent Police website now enable you to report crimes and incidents as well as non-injury road traffic collisions ONLINE directly to the police through the website (www.kent.police.uk). Once a report is made to Kent Police online, the user will receive a unique reference number […]

Rogue Salesman Warning

Kent Trading Standards and Kent Police have received reports of a company using high pressure techniques to sell burglar alarms with a 5 year maintenance contract. One salesman demanded the 80 year old resident pay the full amount upfront. Please look out for neighbours and report any suspicious doorstep callers to us.   For advice on […]

Kent Highway’s Winter Roads and Travel Preparations

Are you prepared for winter conditions when you travel? The long dark days are here which means KCC Highways, who maintain the county’s 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.

Crime Alert Information

Kent Police warn residents about the latest courier fraud which involves criminals pretending to be Police Officers to persuade victims into buying a valuable item which they must hand over to a taxi driver or courier. The Rolex watch courier fraud – how it works  — The criminal calls or visits the resident claiming to be […]

Recreation Field Car Park

The car park (pictured above) at the Bill Hollands’ Recreation Field and Sports Pavilion has been renewed. We are very grateful to Penfolds Tarmacadam for the excellent work they recently completed. We just need to finish off the edging with some topsoil and grass seed. This is Stage 1 of improvements we are planning for […]

Great British Spring Clean

The Great British Spring Clean took place on March 5th, 2017 when villagers and members of the Shadoxhurst Scout’s Beaver Pack and the Shadoxhurst Baden Powell Scout Group helped to collect 30 bags of rubbish, cut back some overgrown hedging, cleaned the telephone box and the large village signs. A big thank you to all who […]

Want to Know More about the Air Ambulance?

The Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance is inviting local groups, clubs, societies and other organisations to book a talk (free of charge) to find our more about the work of the charity. By inviting one of the air ambulance volunteer speakers to your group, you will be helping to raise awareness of our work […]

Bogus Callers

Kent Neighbourhood Watch message   Bogus Trading Standards Officer Kent County Council Trading Standards are warning the public to be aware of a bogus ‘Trading Standards Officer’ who has recently called at a resident’s home in Kent. The criminal claimed that he had received the resident’s money from a recent court case and in order […]