Month: January 2020

Romance Fraud Awareness

Fraudsters have been targeting vulnerable and elderly residents ahead of Valentines Day, with a few reported cases these past few weeks. Romance fraudsters often join online chats, or group forums targetted at our older communities. Unlike other fraudsters they do not initially ask the victims for money; instead they spend […]

A West View Concession Hut available for a new trader in 2020. Your chance to have your business on the Seaford’s seafront.

Seaford Town Council are excited to announce that there is a vacancy within one of the West View Concession Huts. Do you have a unique, creative, environmentally friendly, sustainable business? Seaford Town Council want to hear from you! The West View Concession Beach Huts are purpose built in a prime […]

What is courier fraud?

All you need to know. There are common elements to each case of courier fraud. A fraudster contacts victims by telephone claiming to be a police officer or bank official. They may have some basic and easily obtainable personal details about their victim to substantiate their claim. The caller may […]

ACS Launches Campaign to Create 25,000 Dementia Friends in the Convenience Sector

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has launched a campaign in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Society to help convenience retailers and colleagues better understand and support customers living with dementia. The campaign aims to create 25,000 Dementia Friends in the convenience sector to help customers, colleagues and communities affected by dementia. […]

Fat shamed

Almost 4 million UK males have felt fat shamed at least once and so felt compelled to lose weight, according to new research. Actor Jeremy Edwards massively felt the pressure when he started to put on weight when the time constraints of being a new dad and a back injury […]

Action Fraud scam watch

Did you know scams cost the UK economy £5-£10 Billion a year, with over 50% of people over 65 having already been targeted by scams; and only 5% of all scams reported? This week’s scam and fraud warnings from Action Fraud: HMRC tax refund scam Students and those working within […]