Tags: Neighbourhood Watch
Action Fraud Alert Passwords
23M People Used 123456 As A Password!
Whether it's your Facebook, Amazon, or Netflix account, the explosion in popularity of online apps and services means more and more of us have to remember an increasingly long list of passwords.
Unfortunately, some of us cope with this challenge by resorting to practices that leave our data, devices and money at risk - by using the same password across multiple... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 11:18 by Broughton Astley Parish Council Admin.
Neighbourhood Watch Serious Crime Webinar
We are delighted to be able to invite you to our FREE online webinar regarding Preventing and disrupting county lines exploitation. This will be held on Tuesday 9th November from 5pm-6pm.
The webinar will focus on providing an in depth view on County Lines exploitation, based on the key principals; exploitation, prevention, protection, and reporting
What is County Lines?
County lines is a form of criminal... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 13:50 by Broughton Astley Parish Council Admin.
Cyber Crime Survey 2021
Fraud and cyber crime are the most common criminal offences in the UK.
Analysis of Action Fraud reports showed that 86% of frauds had a cyber element to them. As the threat from cyber crime continues to grow and evolve, it's important to remember one thing - most of it can be prevented. By following just a few practical steps, you can make it harder for cyber criminals to get into your devices and online... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 13:44 by Broughton Astley Parish Council Admin.
Neighbourhood Watch Launches Say No To ASB Campaign
NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH LAUNCHES 'SAY NO TO ASB' CAMPAIGN
Antisocial behaviour (ASB) incidents have increased over the last three years. Police forces, councils and housing associations are reporting significant spikes in ASB cases – and these are not minor incidents. They are complex and serious cases causing real harm to many people.
45% of people say ASB is a problem where they live, and 56% of... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 11:50 by Broughton Astley Parish Council Admin.
Neighbourhood Watch 2021 Crime and Community Survey Launched
NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH 2021 CRIME AND COMMUNITY SURVEY LAUNCHED
For the second year running, we want to hear your thoughts about crime, community, and how effective Neighbourhood Watch is.
The survey, launched on Wednesday 20th October 2021, is open to the public across England and Wales, regardless of whether they live in a Neighbourhood Watch area or not.
The results will... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 10:28 by Broughton Astley Parish Council Admin.
Catalytic converters stolen for precious metals
Catalytic converters stolen for precious metals.
Leicestershire Police is encouraging vehicle owners to be extra vigilant due to a rise in catalytic converter thefts from cars.
Thieves are targeting vehicles for the parts due to the value of the precious metals they contain, as precious metal prices go up the demand for parts that contain them goes up too, resulting in the risk of theft increasing.
The... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 11:20 by Broughton Astley Parish Council Admin.