Category: Neighbourhood Watch

Attempted Burglary

Residents,  Please be aware of a report of an attempted burglary which is believed to have occurred in the early hours on Sunday 21st August 2022 in the vicinity of Blind Lane, Flackwell Heath. Fortunately, entry was not gained to

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159 Phone Number

This is a message from Wycombe District Neighbourhood Watch Association It is almost one year since most of the main banks introduced a single phone number – 159 – for direct contact with your bank if you experience scams that

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Introducing Check A Website 

Dear Resident,  Get Safe Online has partnered with Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, to launch ‘Check a Website’. ‘Check a Website’ is a new, easy-to-use online tool which helps determine whether a website is likely to be legitimate

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Cons and Scams Awareness Meeting – Reminder

This is a message from Wycombe District Neighbourhood Watch Association We are very pleased to announce that, with the kind co-operation of the vicar of Christ Church, Flackwell Heath, we will be holding a Cons, Scams & Cyber-Crime Awareness Meeting

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Bogus Message Regarding Cadburys Chocolate

This is a message from Wycombe District Neighbourhood Watch Association. There is a WhatsApp message (and probably other media too) purporting to be from Cadburys offering free chocolate accompanied by the picture of a Cadburys Easter egg (timely!!). It gives a

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0800 555 111 – A Number To Remember

Thames Valley Police have frequently repeated that their success in fighting crime is very dependent on the efficient gathering of relevant information – ‘criminal intelligence’ – from the public. So, we all have a personal stake in helping this process.

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Action Fraud

This is a message from Wycombe District Neighbourhood Watch Association. Recent media coverage has reported that Action Fraud is going to be closed down, so causing alarm to victims of fraud. The City of London Police is the national lead

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Report of an attempted scam

This is a message from Wycombe District Neighbourhood Watch Association We have received a report from a local retired businessman on how he was targeted on a banking scam that could have cost him over £800,000. He admitted that he

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Changes To Front Counter Provision In Thames Valley

We have made changes which affect our front counter services across Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Thames Valley Police is working to adapt to the different ways in which people contact the police, to meet the changing needs of the diverse

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