Hartwell Parish Council

Serving the people of Hartwell

Hartwell Church

Clerk: Lynn Lavender

Tel: 07947 723200

Latest News

Fake Argos texts offering refunds

Scam Alert - Fake Argos Texts

Watch out for these fake Argos texts offering refunds

These fake text messages purport to be from Argos and claim that you're owed a refund. The link in the messages lead to phishing websites designed to steal your personal information, as well as payment details.

Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it's a scam. Never automatically... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:59 by Deborah Barker

Tags: News

Good news about 33/33A bus service

Good news about the 33/33A bus service;
Following a decision by Northamptonshire County Council (NCC), money from Roade S106 funds is being used to subsidise the Northamptonshire end of the 33/33A bus services. The negotiations were led by NCC Highways officers to make the use S106 funding possible for the bus subsidy. The funding will support the running of this bus service from 23rd July and should... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Jul 2018 16:48 by Deborah Barker

Tags: Services

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

Tags: News

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... Read More »

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

Tags: News

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... Read More »

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

Tags: News

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... Read More »

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

Tags: News

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... Read More »

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

Tags: News

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

Ref 1800012020

You can also provide confidential... Read More »

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

Tags: News

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 businesses... Read More »

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

Tags: News

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

Tags: News

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