NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH ALCESTER
Rogue traders tackled with Approved Trader Scheme Partnership
Worried about rogue traders? Warwickshire Trading Standards has entered in to a new partnership with No Rogue Traders Here – an approved trader scheme. No Rogue Traders Here is an approved trader scheme with a difference, putting consumers in touch with traders who have been fully vetted. All traders are:1. Approved by Trading Standards 2. Bankruptcy and identity checked 3. Home and business addresses verified 4. Licences and insurance verified 5. Monitored on both quality & price 6. Interviewed before being admitted to the scheme. Vetted traders include: Builders, Roofers, Plumbers, Double Glazing, Central Heating & Boilers, Electricians, Carpenters, Decorators, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Driveways. They also have handymen who will carry out small jobs. To find out more and register, visit: No Rogue Traders Here or phone 0800 233 500
Scam newsletter– from Warwickshire County Council for October 2017. Useful tip about strong passwords…..
Action Fraud Action fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for Fraud and Cyber Crime where you should report fraud if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime. People are being scammed, ripped off or conned everyday and Action Fraud are there to help. www.actionfraud.police.uk or 01300 123 2040
Neighbourhood Watch Alcester (NHW) meetings are held at St Nicholas Church House. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Dorrie Manders on 01789 762999
Alcester is a relatively crime free area. We work together to keep it that way.
Communicating with the Police Emergencies dial 999
Report a crime or serious incident 01926 415000
Stratford Police Station 01789 414111
101 Police non-emergency number 101 is the national police non-emergency number in England and Wales which diverts to your local Police. Calls cost 15 pence per call, (landlines and mobiles).
General enquiries Alcester library has a ‘Police Contact Point’ during library opening times.
Call Crimestoppers anonymously with information about crime on 0800 555 111. Crimestoppers is a charity who will pass on information to police without revealing any details of the caller.
Alcester South Safer Neighbourhood Team dial 101 or 01789 444816
Please feel free to contact the team direct:
PS 542 Bob Shaw (Team Sergeant) 01789 444815
PC Rob Davies (Beat Manager)
Contact Warwickshire Trading Standards 01926 414040. Website Facebook Twitter. Make a scam/rogue trader complaint to Trading Standards via Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 03454 040506. Sign up to receive scam alerts at www.warwickshire.gov.uk/scams. Action Fraud Report a Fraud or Cyber Crime to 0300 123 2040 or visit www.actionfraud.police.uk.