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by PRS
Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: Unlocked cars in Sutton Veny
Replies: 0
Views: 2019

Unlocked cars in Sutton Veny

I have just received the following, a timely warning to us all. Peter Strangeways From: Byers, Cathy Sent: Friday, November 27, 2015 8:39 AM Good morning, I am PC 2628 BYERS from Warminster Police station and yesterday attended a report concerning opportunist car thefts relating to Sutton veny resid...
by PRS
Tue Nov 03, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: Comments please.
Replies: 0
Views: 1212

Comments please.

I have had but a single reply to my piece in the October Village Hall Newsletter. In the hope that people will see it here - and maybe respond, I reproduce it below: Neighbourhood Watch Scheme - does it work? The structure of this scheme consists of a number (currently 16) of Street Co-ordinators wh...
by PRS
Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:04 pm
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: Plus ça change...
Replies: 0
Views: 1500

Plus ça change...

Today a trial of a different system of local policing began. I attach a message about it. Peter Strangeways This is a message sent via Wiltshire and Swindon Community Messaging. This information has been sent on behalf of Wiltshire Police Wiltshire Police will start piloting a new way of working in ...
by PRS
Thu Jan 01, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: The Anzac Forum
Topic: National Anzac Centre, Albany, WA
Replies: 0
Views: 3655

National Anzac Centre, Albany, WA

We were fortunate enough to be able to visit this newly-opened Centre recently. It provides a marvellous impression of the departure of Australian troops for Europe in 1914. Each visitor is given a card bearing the photograph and name of a member of the forces as well as a hand-held commentary devic...
by PRS
Fri Sep 05, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: Community Messaging
Replies: 0
Views: 3430

Community Messaging

Many of you will have seen this being discussed in the Journal and there are plenty of posters and fliers in circulation. The idea of Community Messaging is to set up a system, open to anyone, whereby the Police and Neighbourhood Watch organisations can disseminate relevant information more easily a...
by PRS
Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Genealogy
Topic: Genealogy Research
Replies: 1
Views: 3726

Re: Genealogy Research

Hello Linette,
Your starting places could be: http://www.wiltshirefhs.co.uk/ or http://www.wshc.eu/
Good luck!
Peter Strangeways
by PRS
Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:19 am
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: An overdue update
Replies: 0
Views: 3720

An overdue update

I have a couple of points this month. The first is that the police are receiving reports of a number of thefts from parked cars. It is no use hiding your handbag or laptop under a rug or coat on the back seat. They should be out of sight in a locked boot – or, preferably, not left in the vehicle at ...
by PRS
Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: A home security checklist
Replies: 0
Views: 4202

A home security checklist

A Checklist In view of more recent burglaries, I would also like to take this opportunity to urge residents to follow security advice. Most burglars are opportunists whereby they notice that a window or door is insecure and decide to break in. By taking some simple precautions you can reduce your c...
by PRS
Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: Postal scam
Replies: 0
Views: 3753

Postal scam

A useful warning sent to me by one of the Street Co-ordinators: Postal Scam: Can you circulate this around especially as Xmas is fast approaching - it has been confirmed by Royal Mail. The Trading Standards Office are making people aware of the following scam: A card is posted through your door from...
by PRS
Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: Door-to-door salesmen
Replies: 0
Views: 3736

Door-to-door salesmen

I have just received this warning from the Neighbourhood Policing Team. The problem has been confirmed by a villager who has already experienced one of these "salesmen". "We received several reports earlier this evening of door to door salesmen in the area of Tytherington , Sutton Parva and Stockton...
by PRS
Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: Genealogy
Topic: Rev Francis Parham Rectory Farm Sutton Veny
Replies: 1
Views: 3232

Re: Rev Francis Parham Rectory Farm Sutton Veny

I don't know which Rectory Farm is/was. There is not one now (as far as I am aware).
by PRS
Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:35 am
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: New non-urgent Police telephone number from 19th September.
Replies: 0
Views: 3413

New non-urgent Police telephone number from 19th September.

101 – New non-emergency number coming to Wiltshire soon! From Monday 19th September you will be able to contact Wiltshire Police by calling us on 101. The roll out of this new non-emergency number is part of a national programme to make it easier for you to contact your local police. 101 will be us...
by PRS
Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:57 pm
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: Recent thefts
Replies: 0
Views: 3601

Recent thefts

A message from our Neighbourhood Policing Team: Hello all, We have had several thefts of stone garden ornaments on the weekend of 8th/9th July. Those reported so far are at Sutton Veny and Crockerton, there may be more which have not yet been reported. Could you please ask your members to be aware ...
by PRS
Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:38 pm
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: Credit card scam
Replies: 0
Views: 3778

Credit card scam

Worth passing on ... WILTSHIRE POLICE Keeping you informed Hi all, This has been passed on via another Force area through our own Fraud Department In Wiltshire Constabulary, and it is a very convincing SCAM. We have been asked to disseminate the information as widely and was quickly as we can throug...
by PRS
Sat Jul 02, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Neighbourhood Watch
Topic: Carpet cleaning scam
Replies: 0
Views: 4012

Carpet cleaning scam

I have received the following from Wiltshire Police and feel it is worth passing on: "Over the past few weeks there have been a number of incidents in the Amesbury and South Wiltshire area. In these incidents elderly residents have been contacted by a carpet cleaning company offering cheap carpet cl...