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Hartwell Parish Council

Serving the people of Hartwell

Clerk: Lynn Lavender

Tel: 07947 723200

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Hartwell Scouts are visiting Belgium and want your help

1St Hartwell Scout group is embarking on its first ever trip abroad to Belgium to remember those who died in the First World War.

The group of young Hartwell scouts and leaders will be staying in a scout camp near Bruges from August 4th -11th 2018.

During this time the group will travel to Ypres and visit the Flanders field museum to take part in the evening service of Remembrance.

The gate depicts the.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 May 2018 15:54 by Deborah Barker

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Magazine Advertise Debt Alert

Victims receive a telephone call from someone purporting to be a bailiff enforcing a court judgement, attempting to recover funds for a non-existent debt. The fraudsters state the debt originates from the victim not paying a magazine advertisement subscription.

A variety of magazine names and publishers are being used by the fraudsters, who also commonly use the names of certified Bailiff Enforcement Agents such "Scott.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 10:13 by Deborah Barker

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Online Marketplace Fraud Advice For Sellers

Action Fraud has received several reports indicating that sellers of items on online marketplace websites are falling victim to fraud by bogus buyers. Typically, the bogus buyers contact the seller wanting to purchase the item for sale and advise they will be sending the requested amount via PayPal or other electronic payment method. The seller then receives a fake, but official looking email stating they have been paid more than the asking price and to send the difference.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 10:12 by Deborah Barker

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Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Investments and Fake Endorsements

Fraudulent websites alleging to offer cryptocurrency investments are dishonestly using the image of Martin Lewis, the founder and editor for moneysavingexpert.com, as an endorsement for their companies.

The adverts using Martin Lewis to promote illicit schemes can be found on social media and other websites. Clicking on the advert takes you to the full article where Martin Lewis image is presented along with fake quotes recommending.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 14 Apr 2018 15:03 by Deborah Barker

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Secure your van and tools - Crime Prevention

Thieves are currently targeting trade cans parked overnight to steal tools. As your tools are your livelihood, losing them can cause far greater loss than their financial value.Things to do to make your van and tools secure...

  • Upgrade the security on your van and fit an independent alarm. Don't rely on the factory fitted alarm. Select one accredited by 'Thatcham' and always use it. www.thatcham.org
  • Fit additional locks on your van doors as some manufacturer's locks can be.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:01 by Deborah Barker

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Burglary- Hartwell Road Quinton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a

Burglary Hartwell road - Quinton

This happened between the hours of 07:45-14:45 8th January 2018

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

Did you see any vehicle(s) that you were suspicious of?

If so, then please contact Northamptonshire Police on 101

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You can also provide.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:36 by Deborah Barker

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Fake Government Grants Fraud Alert

From Action Fraud

Individuals and businesses are being warned to watch out for cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee.

To make the grants look legitimate fraudsters have set up bogus companies and convincing looking websites that claim to be operating on behalf of the UK Government.

Fraudsters cold call.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:49 by Deborah Barker

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Hartwell Parish Council response to NCC Phase 1 Budget Consultation

Attached is a copy of a letter Hartwell Parish Council sent in response to Northamptonshire County Council's Phase 1 Budget Consultation 2018/19.

Posted: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 12:21 by Lynn Lavender

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Burglary in Robins Close

Message sent by
Stephanie Bacon (Police, Community Support Officer, Daventry & South Northants)
Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary on Robins Close, Hartwell.

This happened between the hours of 2.05pm and 10pm on Saturday 25th November 2017.

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

Did you see any vehicle(s) that you were.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 18:26 by Deborah Barker

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How To Shop Online Safely

Check the web address

Always check you're on the correct website. Criminals can set up fake websites that have a similar design and web address to the genuine site.

Is it a secure connection?
Web pages you enter personal or financial details into should display a locked padlock sign and have a web address that starts with https. This means your connection to the website is secure.

Don't click on.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 25 Nov 2017 12:24 by Deborah Barker

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