Fraudsters send fake Virgin Media emails threatening “automatic disconnection” Action Fraud has received over 100 reports about fake emails that purport to be from Virgin Media. The emails threaten the recipient with “automatic disconnection” due to “invalid billing information”. The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking phishing websites that […]
Lewes Prevention officers joined other local agencies outside Denton Primary School, Newhaven on Monday to help promote the #bigpedal event, raising awareness of air pollution. The event encourages children and parents to look at other means of travel to school, in particular cycling, with event prizes and promotions available.
People are being invited to contribute their views to a consultation on street trading in Lewes district. Lewes District Council wants to hear from people about its updated guidance for street trading in the district. The draft guidance sets out how applications for street trading consents should be made, how […]
Local Prevention officers attended local supermarkets this week, alongside Natwest Bank speaking to shoppers, and local people about recent scams and frauds; not only County wide but local scams too. We have seen an increase in scams where suspects are reporting to be from the National Crime Agency (NCA) or […]
Following incidents of sheep worrying Lewes Prevention team have message to share with ewe: Livestock worrying is a criminal offence and comes under the Dogs (Protection of Livestock) Act 1953, ‘worrying’ is where a dog attacks or chases livestock causing injury or suffering. This isn’t just a threat to a […]
People across Lewes have less than three weeks left to register to vote for the forthcoming local elections. In order to vote in this election, residents must be on the electoral register. Lewes District Council is urging residents who have not registered at their current address to make sure they […]