• Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 15 hours ago
    This time of year often brings with it a rise in deer vehicle collisions. The following advice is what to do if you are involved in one, or become aware of a situation in which you might need to know what to do next. STAY SAFE AND REPORT THE INCIDENT If you see an injured deer on the roadside? - Pull over at a safe place - Call the Police. - Giving as precise a location as you can (eg What3Words) - They will deal with the situation and have access to specialists. - Do not try to assist or move the deer as this can put you in danger. If you hit a deer while driving, your priorities, in this order, are: - Keep yourself and anyone with you as safe as you can - Park your car in the safest place with hazard lights on. - Call an ambulance if human injuries warrant it - Call the Police If the deer is alive and still visible at roadside: - It is best not to approach it. Doing so may cause it to run across traffic causing another accident. - Do not move or handle live deer, this needs a trained specialist. Do not attempt to place it in your car. - Call the Police. - Giving as precise a location as you can (eg What3Words) - They will deal with the situation and have access to specialists. For full advice, please visit - https://www.bds.org.uk/information-advice/issues-with-deer/advice-for-drivers/ Yours faithfully The Countrywatch Team 14753 Message Sent By Anna Preswell (Police, Police Staff Investigator, Hampshire Countrywatch This information was passed on by @TerryS via the Public Notices Group
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 14 hours ago
    Last week Chief Inspector Rachel Patterson started in the role of Deputy Commander for the Chiltern & South Buckinghamshire Local Policing Area (LPA), taking over from Chief Inspector Scott Messenger who is moving into a regional policing role. C/Insp Patterson brings with her twenty years of policing experience in in operational roles covering response, custody and neighbourhood policing. She joined Thames Valley Police in 2009 as a response Sergeant working in South Oxfordshire & Vale of the White Horse LPA after transferring from Cambridgeshire Constabulary, where she worked towards local priorities including the reduction of burglaries and speeding. After being promoted to Inspector, C/Insp Patterson moved to the Oxford area where her work focused largely on community engagement and working closely with partner agencies, particularly to tackle the emerging issues of child exploitation and county drug lines. Whilst in the police, she has also completed a graduate Diploma in Law and written an academic article on child drug running networks. Most recently, C/Insp Patterson has been working in a strategic role to identify and recommend areas of improvement across different departments as the force continues to evolve with its ever-changing environment. For the last year, she has been on the senior management team for Thames Valley Police’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuring the force smoothly adapts to the roadmap out of lockdown. On her new appointment, C/Insp Patterson said: “I am really excited to start in my new role in Chiltern and South Buckinghamshire, knowing that I am joining a team of extremely dedicated and hardworking police officers and staff who are passionate about policing. “I am committed to delivering an excellent service to the communities we serve, focusing on the preventing crime that is impacting on our neighbourhoods. Bringing offenders to justice and keeping victims are the centre of our investigations will continue to be the priorities for the policing team here in Chiltern and South Buckinghamshire. This is rightly what our local communities expect and together with Supt Clements and DCI Alexander, I will ensure officers and staff have all they need to meet and exceed these expectations. “I am looking forward to working alongside partners, businesses and the public and look at how we can work together to keep Chiltern and South Buckinghamshire a safe place to live and work”. Message Sent By Mel Reedman (Police, Communications Officer, Thames Valley)
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  • Many of you will be aware of the Prime Minister’s confirmation yesterday that the government has announced a 4 week pause before further easing current Covid restrictions. You will probably also be aware that this is because the so-called ‘Delta’ variant, first identified in India, is fuelling a rise in Covid cases in all parts of the country. Whilst this new variant looks to be more infectious, the good news is that growing evidence shows that our vaccines are highly effective, especially after two doses. The strategy is to put the final stage of unlocking on hold until 19 July, to allow more people to be vaccinated. I am as frustrated as any of you. This is a situation none of us wanted - it’s particularly tough on businesses that run events or depend upon having larger numbers of customers in their premises, such as pubs or restaurants but frankly it’s tough on everyone. However, the Government’s position has always been that these decisions will be led by data, not dates and unfortunately nationally the numbers are not going in the right direction at the moment. So, the main message this week is to ask everyone to hang in there a little longer and to keep following the current guidance. As has always been the case in this pandemic, there will be setbacks, but if we all work together, we can all help turn the tide as quickly as possible. Another four weeks is not so long if it enables the relaxation of restrictions to be permanent. How to do your bit Please keep following the current guidance on what we can and cannot do. When you do meet friends and family, err on the side of caution and try to stay outdoors where possible. Remember that around 1 in 3 people with Covid do not have symptoms. enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSA... · Take your vaccine - and your second dose - when it’s your turn (anyone aged 23 or over, or who will be 23 before 1 July is now eligible) · Use free lateral flow tests (LFT) twice a week even if you’ve had a vaccine enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSA... · If you test positive from an LFT test, isolate your whole household and book a PCR test to confirm whether you have Covid-19. This is important to stop the virus spreading. · If you develop symptoms of Covid-19, isolate your whole household and book a PCR test for anyone with symptoms enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSA... · Where possible, stay outside and meet others in the fresh air – if you are indoors, try to make sure there’s plenty of ventilation · Carry on working from home where you can and in agreement with your employer · Wear your face covering when it’s needed Regular testing really helps us detect cases and it’s very easy to do. We have mobile testing units moving around the county and you can get up to date information on where they are by checking our social media channels (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) The situation in Buckinghamshire We do know cases are rising again in Buckinghamshire although infection rates overall are much lower than in most other parts of the UK. We also know that the ‘Delta’ variant is now the dominant variant, and that it’s more infectious. On the plus side, hospitalisations and deaths in Bucks remain at very low levels at the moment, showing that the vaccine is currently weakening the link between infections and death and serious illness. However, we also know that the more cases we get, there will be more people who do become ill, or be more at risk of long-Covid. And the more infections there are, sadly the more deaths there will be amongst people who aren’t fully vaccinated, or for whom the vaccines don’t work as well. This is why we all need to take a really cautious approach as outlined above. For the latest data on Bucks please see the Covid dashboard on our website. enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSA... Vaccine news It was heartening to hear the evidence from the chief scientists last night that two doses of the current vaccines do offer good protection against the ‘Delta’ variant and that the Government is able to accelerate the national vaccination programme. The analysis suggests: enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSA... · the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is 96% effective against hospitalisation after 2 doses · the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is 92% effective against hospitalisation after 2 doses So please do take your vaccine when it’s offered, and make sure you attend both first and second dose appointments. Overall, 568,967 vaccinations have now been given in Buckinghamshire and the local programme is going really well. Vaccines should be booked via the national system online or by calling 119 and most people will be given an appointment at one of many local sites close to where they live. There are community sites run by pharmacies and some larger mass vaccination sites too such as the Guttmann vaccination centre at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSA... If you’re eligible and haven’t had your Covid vaccine yet, you may get a call from the Contact Tracing team from this week. This will predominantly be for people aged 30+ who haven’t had their first dose yet. They will be letting you know of drop-in clinics happening over the next few weeks. You can read more information on the CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) website. enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSA... Working with businesses and the HSE As I have already said, we know this extra delay is bad news for many local businesses and I want to thank all business owners and customers for all you are doing to operate in a Covid-safe way. We are also working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to offer support and advice to businesses to ensure they have the right Covid-secure measures in place. This is not about a ‘big brother’ approach but is about working with businesses to check they have all they need to make sure their premises are safe. Teams will be making calls and visits to all types of businesses to check that measures they’ve put in place to manage the risk from Covid are in line with current guidance. There will be a special focus on convenience stores and small food outlets across the county - the teams will do some spot checks and carry out inspections where there are any concerns about the Covid measures they have in place, such as their risk assessments, social distancing measures and ventilation. We know how much effort our businesses are going to keeping staff and customers safe, and so thank you again for all you are doing whilst these necessary restrictions remain in place. Scam awareness Just a quick note to say that sadly, evidence has shown that scammers are exploiting the pressures the pandemic has put people under and there’s been a particular rise in scammers targeting people with finance-related schemes. Please be on your guard for “Get Rich Quick” schemes or phone calls, emails or texts pretending to be from your bank asking you to move your money or provide your personal details. These people are manipulating the situation created by the pandemic in the worst way – as a Friends Against Scams Organisation we are supporting the Citizen’s Advice Scams Awareness Fortnight (14-27 June) and will be posting lots of advice on our social media channels so keep a look out for that. In conclusion, please stay safe, stay cautious, and make the most of the fresh air and better weather we had to wait so long for this year! Martin Tett Leader, Buckinghamshire Council
  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 2 days ago
    Many of you will be aware of the Prime Minister’s confirmation yesterday that the government has announced a 4 week pause before further easing current Covid restrictions. You will probably also be aware that this is because the so-called ‘Delta’ variant, first identified in India, is fuelling a rise in Covid cases in all parts of the country. Whilst this new variant looks to be more infectious, the good news is that growing evidence shows that our vaccines are highly effective, especially after two doses. The strategy is to put the final stage of unlocking on hold until 19 July, to allow more people to be vaccinated. I am as frustrated as any of you. This is a situation none of us wanted - it’s particularly tough on businesses that run events or depend upon having larger numbers of customers in their premises, such as pubs or restaurants but frankly it’s tough on everyone. However, the Government’s position has always been that these decisions will be led by data, not dates and unfortunately nationally the numbers are not going in the right direction at the moment. So, the main message this week is to ask everyone to hang in there a little longer and to keep following the current guidance. As has always been the case in this pandemic, there will be setbacks, but if we all work together, we can all help turn the tide as quickly as possible. Another four weeks is not so long if it enables the relaxation of restrictions to be permanent. How to do your bit Please keep following the current guidance on what we can and cannot do. When you do meet friends and family, err on the side of caution and try to stay outdoors where possible. Remember that around 1 in 3 people with Covid do not have symptoms. https://enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSAV-30HOJW-9YUO1-1/c.aspx · Take your vaccine - and your second dose - when it’s your turn (anyone aged 23 or over, or who will be 23 before 1 July is now eligible) · Use free lateral flow tests (LFT) twice a week even if you’ve had a vaccine https://enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSAV-30HOJW-9YUO3-1/c.aspx · If you test positive from an LFT test, isolate your whole household and book a PCR test to confirm whether you have Covid-19. This is important to stop the virus spreading. · If you develop symptoms of Covid-19, isolate your whole household and book a PCR test for anyone with symptoms https://enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSAV-30HOJW-9YUNL-1/c.aspx · Where possible, stay outside and meet others in the fresh air – if you are indoors, try to make sure there’s plenty of ventilation · Carry on working from home where you can and in agreement with your employer · Wear your face covering when it’s needed Regular testing really helps us detect cases and it’s very easy to do. We have mobile testing units moving around the county and you can get up to date information on where they are by checking our social media channels (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) The situation in Buckinghamshire We do know cases are rising again in Buckinghamshire although infection rates overall are much lower than in most other parts of the UK. We also know that the ‘Delta’ variant is now the dominant variant, and that it’s more infectious. On the plus side, hospitalisations and deaths in Bucks remain at very low levels at the moment, showing that the vaccine is currently weakening the link between infections and death and serious illness. However, we also know that the more cases we get, there will be more people who do become ill, or be more at risk of long-Covid. And the more infections there are, sadly the more deaths there will be amongst people who aren’t fully vaccinated, or for whom the vaccines don’t work as well. This is why we all need to take a really cautious approach as outlined above. For the latest data on Bucks please see the Covid dashboard on our website. https://enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSAV-30HOJW-9YUNC-1/c.aspx Vaccine news It was heartening to hear the evidence from the chief scientists last night that two doses of the current vaccines do offer good protection against the ‘Delta’ variant and that the Government is able to accelerate the national vaccination programme. The analysis suggests: https://enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSAV-30HOJW-9YUO7-1/c.aspx · the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is 96% effective against hospitalisation after 2 doses · the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is 92% effective against hospitalisation after 2 doses So please do take your vaccine when it’s offered, and make sure you attend both first and second dose appointments. Overall, 568,967 vaccinations have now been given in Buckinghamshire and the local programme is going really well. Vaccines should be booked via the national system online or by calling 119 and most people will be given an appointment at one of many local sites close to where they live. There are community sites run by pharmacies and some larger mass vaccination sites too such as the Guttmann vaccination centre at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. https://enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSAV-30HOJW-9YUO2-1/c.aspx If you’re eligible and haven’t had your Covid vaccine yet, you may get a call from the Contact Tracing team from this week. This will predominantly be for people aged 30+ who haven’t had their first dose yet. They will be letting you know of drop-in clinics happening over the next few weeks. You can read more information on the CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) website. https://enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/5438-DSAV-30HOJW-9YUO8-1/c.aspx Working with businesses and the HSE As I have already said, we know this extra delay is bad news for many local businesses and I want to thank all business owners and customers for all you are doing to operate in a Covid-safe way. We are also working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to offer support and advice to businesses to ensure they have the right Covid-secure measures in place. This is not about a ‘big brother’ approach but is about working with businesses to check they have all they need to make sure their premises are safe. Teams will be making calls and visits to all types of businesses to check that measures they’ve put in place to manage the risk from Covid are in line with current guidance. There will be a special focus on convenience stores and small food outlets across the county - the teams will do some spot checks and carry out inspections where there are any concerns about the Covid measures they have in place, such as their risk assessments, social distancing measures and ventilation. We know how much effort our businesses are going to keeping staff and customers safe, and so thank you again for all you are doing whilst these necessary restrictions remain in place. Scam awareness Just a quick note to say that sadly, evidence has shown that scammers are exploiting the pressures the pandemic has put people under and there’s been a particular rise in scammers targeting people with finance-related schemes. Please be on your guard for “Get Rich Quick” schemes or phone calls, emails or texts pretending to be from your bank asking you to move your money or provide your personal details. These people are manipulating the situation created by the pandemic in the worst way – as a Friends Against Scams Organisation we are supporting the Citizen’s Advice Scams Awareness Fortnight (14-27 June) and will be posting lots of advice on our social media channels so keep a look out for that. In conclusion, please stay safe, stay cautious, and make the most of the fresh air and better weather we had to wait so long for this year! Martin Tett Leader, Buckinghamshire Council
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  • HSBC: A payment was attempted from a NEW DEVICE on 15/06 at 16:37PM. If this was NOT you, please visit: https://hsbc.co.uk.xsecurityonev.com/hsbc/ The SMS allegedly came from: 07535019945 Message forwarded to 7726 for their action.
  • Online gaming has seen a massive increase in popularity with children over the COVID-19 pandemic, as result of more time spent at home and restrictions on physical social contact. As grandparents, parents or guardians of children under the age of 18, your parenting community is very welcome to join one of our free Gaming4Good webinars where they can hear from a panel of experts in family gaming who will discuss psychology, gaming risk and finance, how to approach your child's gaming to help them get the most out of it... and avoid the pitfalls. There are three one-hour webinars, each tailored for parents of children of different age groups. Thursday June 17, 10am – 11am: parents and guardians with children 2–12 yrs Thursday June 24, 10am – 11am: parents and guardians with children aged 12–15yrs Wednesday June 30, 10am-11am: parents and guardians with children aged 15–18yrs Our expert panellists include: Liz Stanton MBE, Get Safe Online (moderator) Annette Whalley, HSBC Cath Knibbs, cyber trauma & psychology specialist Adrian Sladdin, gaming & gambling expert Andy Robertson, author and gaming for kids expert Mat Hasker, Get Safe Online, gaming specialist & Dad Please find attached a PDF flyer providing all the details. Also attached is our latest leaflet providing helpful tips on the subject. All the information can also be found on our website: getsafeonline.org/gaming4good-webinars/ We hope they are helpful and look forward to seeing you there. All the best, the Get Safe Online team Attachments Final Get Safe Online_Gaming4Good_Webinar_leaflet.pdf - 472.7 KB https://assets.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk/Attachment/267516/385392/77089/77089_Final_Get_Safe_Online_Gaming4Good_Webinar_leaflet.pdf Gaming4Good E-Handbook June 2021.pdf - 739.1 KB https://assets.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk/Attachment/267516/385392/77088/77088_Gaming4Good_E_Handbook_June_2021.pdf Message Sent By Get Safe Online Admin (Get Safe Online, Content Director, National)
  • Online gaming has seen a massive increase in popularity with children over the COVID-19 pandemic, as result of more time spent at home and restrictions on physical social contact. As grandparents, parents or guardians of children under the age of 18, your parenting community is very welcome to join one of our free Gaming4Good webinars where they can hear from a panel of experts in family gaming who will discuss psychology, gaming risk and finance, how to approach your child's gaming to help them get the most out of it... and avoid the pitfalls. There are three one-hour webinars, each tailored for parents of children of different age groups. Thursday June 17, 10am – 11am: parents and guardians with children 2–12 yrs Thursday June 24, 10am – 11am: parents and guardians with children aged 12–15yrs Wednesday June 30, 10am-11am: parents and guardians with children aged 15–18yrs Our expert panellists include: Liz Stanton MBE, Get Safe Online (moderator) Annette Whalley, HSBC Cath Knibbs, cyber trauma & psychology specialist Adrian Sladdin, gaming & gambling expert Andy Robertson, author and gaming for kids expert Mat Hasker, Get Safe Online, gaming specialist & Dad Please find attached a PDF flyer providing all the details. Also attached is our latest leaflet providing helpful tips on the subject. All the information can also be found on our website: getsafeonline.org/gaming4good-webinars/ We hope they are helpful and look forward to seeing you there. All the best, the Get Safe Online team Attachments Final Get Safe Online_Gaming4Good_Webinar_leaflet.pdf - 472.7 KB https://assets.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk/Attachment/267516/385392/77089/77089_Final_Get_Safe_Online_Gaming4Good_Webinar_leaflet.pdf Gaming4Good E-Handbook June 2021.pdf - 739.1 KB https://assets.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk/Attachment/267516/385392/77088/77088_Gaming4Good_E_Handbook_June_2021.pdf Message Sent By Get Safe Online Admin (Get Safe Online, Content Director, National)
  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 3 days ago
    I have tried 3 times to post locally and none of the attempts have been successful.The first two attempts were on my Android phone (browser)The third attempt was on Win 10 .I've sent a couple of messages to you about it.
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  • Along with our Cyberhood Watch partner, Avast, we have launched a new survey to understand whether the Covid-19 pandemic has changed our attitudes towards certain aspects of cybersecurity and privacy since the first lockdown in March 2020. The findings from the survey will be used to inform ongoing Cyberhood Watch awareness initiatives for the Neighbourhood Watch community and draw attention to important cybersecurity and privacy topics though the media to help UK citizens improve their knowledge of, and protection from, cyberthreats. The survey of 16 questions will take you less than 5 minutes to complete and all answers are anonymous. It is open from today and will close on Sunday 27th June 2021. If you’d like to take part, please follow the link below: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/XSYQQTD Thank you very much in advance for your support in the fight against cybercrime in the UK. NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NETWORK, Central Support Team Follow us.. ourwatch.org.uk / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / LinkedIn Neighbourhoood Watch Network is a charity registered in England & Wales, CIO no: 1173349 Message Sent By Central Support Team (NWN, Neighbourhood Watch Network, England and Wales)
  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 3 days ago
    Along with our Cyberhood Watch partner, Avast, we have launched a new survey to understand whether the Covid-19 pandemic has changed our attitudes towards certain aspects of cybersecurity and privacy since the first lockdown in March 2020. The findings from the survey will be used to inform ongoing Cyberhood Watch awareness initiatives for the Neighbourhood Watch community and draw attention to important cybersecurity and privacy topics though the media to help UK citizens improve their knowledge of, and protection from, cyberthreats. The survey of 16 questions will take you less than 5 minutes to complete and all answers are anonymous. It is open from today and will close on Sunday 27th June 2021. If you’d like to take part, please follow the link below: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/XSYQQTD Thank you very much in advance for your support in the fight against cybercrime in the UK. NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NETWORK, Central Support Team Follow us.. ourwatch.org.uk / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / LinkedIn Neighbourhoood Watch Network is a charity registered in England & Wales, CIO no: 1173349 Message Sent By Central Support Team (NWN, Neighbourhood Watch Network, England and Wales)
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 3 days ago
    ...Racism (A definition from Wikipedia: Racism is the belief that groups of humans possess different behavioral traits corresponding to physical appearance and can be divided based on the superiority of one race over another. It may also mean prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against other people because they are of a different ethnicity. Modern variants of racism are often based in social perceptions of biological differences between peoples. These views can take the form of social actions, practices or beliefs, or political systems in which different races are ranked as inherently superior or inferior to each other, based on presumed shared inheritable traits, abilities, or qualities.) Why have I written this? I recently came across a thread which had the following “Joke”. (Thread:“Shop” in Fun for All) “Why can’t Indians play football… cause every time they take a corner they make a shop” My immediate response to that was, “That is extremely racist”. Another member, not the author, countered with “I am not of British descent and my Father owned a shop. It’s a joke” To which I replied, “I am of British descent, my grandparents owned a shop – coincidentally a corner shop (in Leicester). It is racist. Or are you suggesting that if you smile when uttering something racist then it’s OK?” The response to that was “DerekR I don’t need someone else to make judgements on a joke about a family that is closer to my own than yours. Unless you are telling me your skin colour is the same as mine!” Well that surprised me, only a person of colour was allowed to make comments about how inappropriate racist remarks were. My final response was “I have no idea what colour your skin is, nor does it matter. The words printed above make a racist statement.” After which the thread was closed – however, not removed – merely closed. So, what was I being told? It appeared that I was being told that if something was classed by someone as a joke, then there was nothing racist about it. It further appeared that unless you were likely to be a victim of racism, you are not in a position to make a complaint or report the issue. Let’s look at the second part first. There isn’t a crime on the Statue Books that cannot be reported by anyone. You don’t have to be a banker to be able to report that a bank robbery is in progress. You don’t have to be a rape victim to be able to report that a rape is taking place if you see it. Similarly, you don’t have to be the recipient of racism to be able to recognise and report such an offence. Let’s look at the first part – it was a joke! Thomas E. Ford, Western Carolina University explains that making the statement "It doesn’t count as hostility or prejudice because I didn’t mean it — it’s just a joke" is not a get out of jail card for those who practice ‘Disparagement Humour’. Further reading about Disparagement humour can be found here: https://theconversation.com/amp/psychology-behind-the-unfunny-consequences-of-jokes-that-denigrate-63855 This is a part of the article the link above takes you to: Psychology research suggests that disparagement humour is far more than “just a joke.” Regardless of its intent, when prejudiced people interpret disparagement humour as “just a joke” intended to make fun of its target and not prejudice itself, it can have serious social consequences as a releaser of prejudice. Disparagement humour – any attempt to amuse through the denigration of a social group or its representatives. You know it as sexist or racist jokes – basically anything that makes a punchline out of a marginalized group. Disparagement humour is paradoxical: It simultaneously communicates two conflicting messages. One is an explicit hostile or prejudiced message. But delivered alongside is a second implicit message that “it doesn’t count as hostility or prejudice because I didn’t mean it — it’s just a joke.” By disguising expressions of prejudice in a cloak of fun and frivolity, disparagement humour, like the jokes above, appears harmless and trivial. However, a large and growing body of psychology research suggests just the opposite – that disparagement humour can foster discrimination against targeted groups. What about the people who are the subject of a “Joke”? Here is a very interesting article from someone on the receiving end of a "joke". https://www.ft.com/content/1efefa49-6e57-4743-b44b-20501432d307 If you are aware of any racist behaviour, or are a victim of racism, you should report it to the police. What is racial harassment? Racial harassment includes jokes, name-calling, threats and physical violence and it should not be tolerated. It may be directed towards your ethnic or cultural background, your beliefs, food you eat or don't eat, your clothing, your hair, or your family. Racial harassment can take place anywhere. https://www.thesource.me.uk/home/do-you-know-about/racism/ The following information is from Childline, where children who suffer from racism and bullying can go to get help. Why am I including information aimed at children? Simply because these children are being taught what to expect in life, we as adults should know, understand and feed those expectations and we should comply with those expectations. WHAT ARE RACISM AND RACIAL BULLYING? Racism is where someone thinks you’re inferior because of your colour, ethnicity, nationality or race. This can result in them treating you differently or unfairly, this is called racial discrimination. Racial bullying is a type of racism where someone’s bullying focuses on your race, ethnicity or culture. Racism and racial bullying are wrong and you can get help to make it stop. Racism and racist bullying can include: - being called racist names or being sent insulting messages or threats - having your belongings damaged or having to see racist graffiti - personal attacks, including violence or assault - being left out, treated differently or excluded - people making assumptions about you because of your colour, race or culture - being made to feel like you have to change how you look - racist jokes, including jokes about your colour, nationality race or culture. Racism can affect anyone. It can make you feel like you’re not important or don’t fit in. You might feel upset, depressed or angry. You can be affected by it even when it’s not aimed at you, like if you hear someone discriminating against someone’s culture. No matter how racism makes you feel, we’re here to support you. 4 things to remember - It's illegal to treat someone differently or unfairly because of their race. - Racism and racial bullying is wrong, even if the person doesn't realise they're doing it. - If someone commits a crime against you because of your race, religion or culture that is a hate crime. - You're not alone, and there are ways to get support. Further information can be found here: https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/crime-law/racism-racial-bullying/ Just to clarify: Are all “Jokes” which mention foreign nationals racist? No, there is an amusing one in the same group about the Indian lady who was lost. The mention of her being Indian was paramount to the punchline and was used to contextualise things. It was not aimed at denegration in any way and did not portray her in a stereotypical way. It was a pun and could equally have been changed to “An Englishman pretended he was the head of Amazon, but he was Joe King”. Or anything equally innocuous. In the last week or so much has been said about following the reporting system and allowing Scooploop and moderators to deal with matters. This matter was: - complained about to the person involved, by me stating that it was extremely racist - reported to Scooploop - confirmed by Scooploop that they considered it to be racist - reported by Scooploop to the new Group Moderator - totally ignored, because as of the time this post was posted, the "joke" being discussed is still available for all to see, which means that moderation has not worked and mockeration has replaced it. Furthermore, to those who feel that I picked on this “Joke” in particular and the author concerned due to reasons other than it being racist, I suggest that you read all of the above again to actually understand that the challenge was totally justified. The “Joke” was not humorous, it was a statement attempting to stereotype a race as being incapable of anything other than running corner shops - and that is not a joking matter. Just before I finish this article, here is a thought from a Muslim, regarding Corner Shop “jokes”. I print it verbatim: “Please note: the following article includes a word which some may find insulting and hateful. The word has been censored using asterisks. ‘Why did Roman’s build straight roads? So P***s wouldn’t build corner shops.’ So the time-honoured joke goes. Like all racist jokes, it is matched in its bigotry only by its total lack of imagination and humour. And like all tropes that involved South Asian corner shop owners, it evoked a visceral response from me. My cheeks would flush, my spine would bolt upright, a defence reflex that was programmed into me and which, frustratingly, betrayed the shame and embarrassment I was so desperate to mask. The adolescent pressure to appear perennially unmoved and impassive in my youth was made impossible for me by the many racial stereotypes I was forced to navigate as someone of Pakistani heritage growing up in 90s Britain. Chief amongst them was the comical, linguistically deficient “bud-bud-ding-ding-one-ninety-nine” corner shop owner. A stereotype which contains the inherent contradiction of nationalist, racist thinking – framing an industrious and resilient desire to be and contribute with the lazy, parasitic portrayals of immigrants in modern folklore.” The full article can be found here: https://www.everydaymuslim.org/blog/corner-shop-diaries/ Finally, I urge anyone subjected to, or noticing racism, to report it, regardless of who you are, where it is seen or where or by whom it originated. Sport is trying to defeat racism, we all should. And I urge Scooploop to deal with racism properly, especially as items can easily be read on the internet via Google and we don’t all want to be considered similar to the few.
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  • WIN A FUN-FILLED TREEHOUSE ADVENTURE STAYCATION To mark the end of a very successful Neighbourhood Watch Week https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/nwweek , and to celebrate the release of The Croods 2: A New Age, we are delighted to launch a prize draw on our Facebook page to give you the opportunity to win a fun-filled treehouse adventure. The Croods 2: A New Age, which is in cinemas on 16th July 2021, celebrates community, neighbourliness, inclusivity, and working together - values that are close to the heart of all Neighbourhood Watch supporters. The opportunity presented by this partnership enables us to reach more young families and to build on the awareness of Neighbourhood Watch as positive and approachable. The Croods and the Bettermans are two very different families who are thrown together and have to learn to live with one another when an evil tribe of monkeys threaten their homes. The Croods and the Bettermans realise that home is not a place, its people, and together they create history’s first neighbourhood! Neighbourhood Watch’s partnership with this film provides the opportunity to promote the importance of neighbourliness and community spirit to new audiences and across diverse communities. We know many young people and their families share the values that we stand for and this partnership gives them an introduction to Neighbourhood Watch and hopefully they will become supporters for life. The Croods faced their biggest threat when they left their cave - another family – while we are offering an opportunity to leave your cave behind and experience a very different treehouse adventure with your family! To be in with a chance to win this amazing prize, be sure to visit our Facebook page and enter the prize draw. Terms and conditions can be found here. HOW TO SUPPORT THIS CAMPAIGN We rely on the wonderful Neighbourhood Watch volunteers to promote Neighbourhood Watch as the first step for all people to connect with their neighbours for mutual support. We hope that you will share this campaign within your community and use it to reach more young families across your area. We have amazing prizes to be won over the course of the partnership. To support this campaign, you can: ENTER: Visit facebook.com/ourwatch to enter the prize draw SHARE: Follow us on social media and share our posts on the prize draw Facebook: facebook.com/ourwatch Twitter: twitter.cm/N_watch Instagram: neighburhood.watch.insta INFORM: Share this activity pack https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-06/Activity%20pack_small.pdf with your community. This could be via email, WhatsApp or in your local newsletter WATCH: Go and see the film when it comes out on 16th July. See the trailer here https://youtu.be/XUN5EEDwHcI NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH AND THE CROODS 2: A NEW AGE SPECIAL EDITION LOGO The Neighbourhood Watch brand and iconic yellow roundel is undeniably widely recognised across the UK. To celebrate the film’s release, we have created a unique and playful adaptation of our logo to be used on all supporting material. We will be using the fresh and fun logo on all our social media channels, on relevant pages on our website and materials created for this partnership. Feel free to use the logo on your materials up until the end of the partnership. Want to be part of Universal Pictures’ universe? To hear more The Croods 2: A New Age news and find out about other upcoming film releases, exclusive competitions and giveaways, click here. NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH WEEK 2021: LISTEN. TALK. DO! Thank you to all those that supported Neighbourhood Watch Week. Please find links to resources and activities below which you may find useful: New Neighbourhood Watch resources Every Mind Matters neighbourly postcard https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-05/Every%20Mind%20Matters%20NWW%20Postcards.pdf ‘How to run a listening campaign’ guide https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-05/HOW%20TO..%20Listening%20Campaign.pdf ‘How to organise a litter pick’ guide https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-05/HOW%20TO....Organise%20a%20litter%20pick.pdf ‘How to organise a street party’ guide https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-05/HOW%20TO..%20Street%20Party.pdf ‘How to conduct an Environmental Visual Audit’ guide https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-05/HOW%20TO..%20Visual%20Audit.pdf Podcast Listen to John Hayward-Cripps talk about community safety in the 21st Century https://share.transistor.fm/s/92617d20 Webinar (click to book onto an upcoming scam webinar) 6th July, 5pm: Exploring the psychology behind scams and how scammers are so effective at their crimes https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrduCvrjkrG93lMtwB-PdW4SGPLsu4AkOI 14th July, 5pm: Insights into how a fraud case is investigated and how not to be the next victim https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIlce2rpzkjHNH65KO5sa9knv2u23J3KB5o 23rd July, 5pm: Scams awareness training from the Friends Against Scams initiative https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sdeqsrjwuGNQJARFOKQci4VBIR_-ZakHT 30th July, 5pm: Don't get hooked by scammers! What you need to know about flubot and phishing scams https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ufuuhqzwsH9FCjsky35J73Q8xOxAv6pIc Kind regards Central Support Team, Neighbourhood Watch Network www.ourwatch.org.uk Neighbourhoood Watch Network is a charity registered in England & Wales, CIO no: 1173349 Message Sent By Central Support Team (NWN, Neighbourhood Watch Network, England and Wales)
  • WIN A FUN-FILLED TREEHOUSE ADVENTURE STAYCATION To mark the end of a very successful Neighbourhood Watch Week https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/nwweek , and to celebrate the release of The Croods 2: A New Age, we are delighted to launch a prize draw on our Facebook page to give you the opportunity to win a fun-filled treehouse adventure. The Croods 2: A New Age, which is in cinemas on 16th July 2021, celebrates community, neighbourliness, inclusivity, and working together - values that are close to the heart of all Neighbourhood Watch supporters. The opportunity presented by this partnership enables us to reach more young families and to build on the awareness of Neighbourhood Watch as positive and approachable. The Croods and the Bettermans are two very different families who are thrown together and have to learn to live with one another when an evil tribe of monkeys threaten their homes. The Croods and the Bettermans realise that home is not a place, its people, and together they create history’s first neighbourhood! Neighbourhood Watch’s partnership with this film provides the opportunity to promote the importance of neighbourliness and community spirit to new audiences and across diverse communities. We know many young people and their families share the values that we stand for and this partnership gives them an introduction to Neighbourhood Watch and hopefully they will become supporters for life. The Croods faced their biggest threat when they left their cave - another family – while we are offering an opportunity to leave your cave behind and experience a very different treehouse adventure with your family! To be in with a chance to win this amazing prize, be sure to visit our Facebook page and enter the prize draw. Terms and conditions can be found here. HOW TO SUPPORT THIS CAMPAIGN We rely on the wonderful Neighbourhood Watch volunteers to promote Neighbourhood Watch as the first step for all people to connect with their neighbours for mutual support. We hope that you will share this campaign within your community and use it to reach more young families across your area. We have amazing prizes to be won over the course of the partnership. To support this campaign, you can: ENTER: Visit facebook.com/ourwatch to enter the prize draw SHARE: Follow us on social media and share our posts on the prize draw Facebook: facebook.com/ourwatch Twitter: twitter.cm/N_watch Instagram: neighburhood.watch.insta INFORM: Share this activity pack https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-06/Activity%20pack_small.pdf with your community. This could be via email, WhatsApp or in your local newsletter WATCH: Go and see the film when it comes out on 16th July. See the trailer here https://youtu.be/XUN5EEDwHcI NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH AND THE CROODS 2: A NEW AGE SPECIAL EDITION LOGO The Neighbourhood Watch brand and iconic yellow roundel is undeniably widely recognised across the UK. To celebrate the film’s release, we have created a unique and playful adaptation of our logo to be used on all supporting material. We will be using the fresh and fun logo on all our social media channels, on relevant pages on our website and materials created for this partnership. Feel free to use the logo on your materials up until the end of the partnership. Want to be part of Universal Pictures’ universe? To hear more The Croods 2: A New Age news and find out about other upcoming film releases, exclusive competitions and giveaways, click here. NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH WEEK 2021: LISTEN. TALK. DO! Thank you to all those that supported Neighbourhood Watch Week. Please find links to resources and activities below which you may find useful: New Neighbourhood Watch resources Every Mind Matters neighbourly postcard https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-05/Every%20Mind%20Matters%20NWW%20Postcards.pdf ‘How to run a listening campaign’ guide https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-05/HOW%20TO..%20Listening%20Campaign.pdf ‘How to organise a litter pick’ guide https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-05/HOW%20TO....Organise%20a%20litter%20pick.pdf ‘How to organise a street party’ guide https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-05/HOW%20TO..%20Street%20Party.pdf ‘How to conduct an Environmental Visual Audit’ guide https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-05/HOW%20TO..%20Visual%20Audit.pdf Podcast Listen to John Hayward-Cripps talk about community safety in the 21st Century https://share.transistor.fm/s/92617d20 Webinar (click to book onto an upcoming scam webinar) 6th July, 5pm: Exploring the psychology behind scams and how scammers are so effective at their crimes https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrduCvrjkrG93lMtwB-PdW4SGPLsu4AkOI 14th July, 5pm: Insights into how a fraud case is investigated and how not to be the next victim https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIlce2rpzkjHNH65KO5sa9knv2u23J3KB5o 23rd July, 5pm: Scams awareness training from the Friends Against Scams initiative https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sdeqsrjwuGNQJARFOKQci4VBIR_-ZakHT 30th July, 5pm: Don't get hooked by scammers! What you need to know about flubot and phishing scams https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ufuuhqzwsH9FCjsky35J73Q8xOxAv6pIc Kind regards Central Support Team, Neighbourhood Watch Network www.ourwatch.org.uk Neighbourhoood Watch Network is a charity registered in England & Wales, CIO no: 1173349 Message Sent By Central Support Team (NWN, Neighbourhood Watch Network, England and Wales)
  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 7 days ago
    It's the best I could do . Unfortunately we had cloud right the way through until well after the optimal time, then there were a few breaks for short spurts. I wanted to get my kit out but was of the opinion, from my phone forecast, that there were not going to be long enough gaps to be able to find and track the sun and get the best focus etc. As luck would have it, I chose to try, and although it wasn't straightforward, I took a few shots. So there we have it, they are not in any way perfect, they are not maximum eclipse, but they are my shots.
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 8 days ago
    @ScoopSupport, I've had to raise this as a new post as I don't have access to the other one. Could I ask that you don't allow a Bully's Charter to happen as it will be well and truly abused. I would be quite happy for someone to delete a sent PM, providing it has not been read by the recipient. However, as soon as it has been read (blue ticks), nobody other than the recipient should have access to the recipient copy. Otherwise evidence of bullying can be destroyed by the bully and would only leave screenshots to be proof of receipt.
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 9 days ago
    Just a little video, I've knocked up to show you, much better than explaining in writing.
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  • Please follow the link for the latest update. https://enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/t/5438-DL9V-B64C9E01074413DAMS25N721070059456EF66/cr.aspx Message Sent By Ian Stacey (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Administrator, Chiltern & South Bucks)
  • Please follow the link for the latest update. https://enews.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/t/5438-DL9V-B64C9E01074413DAMS25N721070059456EF66/cr.aspx Message Sent By Ian Stacey (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Administrator, Chiltern & South Bucks)
  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 12 days ago
    Phishing remains the most successful attack vector for cyber criminals targeting individuals and businesses. Cyber criminals love phishing. Unfortunately, this is not a harmless riverbank pursuit. When criminals go phishing, you are the fish and the bait is usually contained in a scam email or text message. The criminal’s goal is to convince you to click on the links within their scam email or text message, or to give away sensitive information (such as bank details). These messages may look like the real thing but are malicious. Once clicked, you may be sent to a dodgy website which could download viruses onto your computer, or steal your passwords. As of 30 April 2021, over 5.8 million emails were reported to the Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS). The tool, which was launched by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the City of London Police last April, allows the public to forward suspicious emails to an automated system that scans it for malicious links. Since its launch, over 43,000 scams and 84,000 malicious websites have been removed. What are the most common phishing scams? The most commonly spoofed organisation reported in phishing emails was TV Licensing, with victims of these emails reporting losses totalling £5.3m. The majority of losses occurred as a result of victims following malicious links in the emails and inputting their personal information into what they thought was the legitimate TV Licensing website. Shortly after, they would receive a call from criminals impersonating bank staff who was able to convince them that their bank accounts were compromised and persuaded them to transfer all of their money to a new ‘safe’ account. Some of the other most commonly impersonated organisations included HMRC and DVLA. We also received more than 40,000 suspicious email reports relating to COVID-19. How you can protect yourself from phishing messages. Fake emails and text messages can sometimes be difficult to spot and criminals are constantly getting better at finding ways to make them seem more authentic. Email address spoofing, for example, is just one of the tactics criminals will use to try and make their fake emails look real. Here are some tips you should follow to protect yourself, and others, from scam emails and text messages: 1: Be cautious of messages asking for your personal information. Official organisations, such as your bank, should never ask you for personal or financial information via email or text message. If you receive a message and you want to check that it’s legitimate, you can call the organisation directly using a known number, such as the one on a bank statement or utility bill. 2: Report suspicious emails. If you receive an email you’re not quite sure about, you should report it to the Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS) by forwarding the email to: report@phishing.gov.uk. Your reports will help government and law enforcement agencies to remove malicious emails and websites. 3: Report suspicious text messages. If you receive a suspicious text message, you can report it by forwarding the message to 7726. It’s free of charge and enables your mobile network provider to investigate the origin of the text and take action, if found to be malicious. 4: Report fraud. If you’ve lost money or provided personal information as a result of a phishing scam, notify your bank immediately and report it to Action Fraud. For more information on how to protect yourself from fraud and cyber crime, please visit: actionfraud.police.uk/cybercrime Thanks for reading! If you found this information useful, please help us spread the word by forwarding this email to your friends. Message Sent By Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 13 days ago
    Phishing remains the most successful attack vector for cyber criminals targeting individuals and businesses. Cyber criminals love phishing. Unfortunately, this is not a harmless riverbank pursuit. When criminals go phishing, you are the fish and the bait is usually contained in a scam email or text message. The criminal’s goal is to convince you to click on the links within their scam email or text message, or to give away sensitive information (such as bank details). These messages may look like the real thing but are malicious. Once clicked, you may be sent to a dodgy website which could download viruses onto your computer, or steal your passwords. As of 30 April 2021, over 5.8 million emails were reported to the Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS). The tool, which was launched by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the City of London Police last April, allows the public to forward suspicious emails to an automated system that scans it for malicious links. Since its launch, over 43,000 scams and 84,000 malicious websites have been removed. What are the most common phishing scams? The most commonly spoofed organisation reported in phishing emails was TV Licensing, with victims of these emails reporting losses totalling £5.3m. The majority of losses occurred as a result of victims following malicious links in the emails and inputting their personal information into what they thought was the legitimate TV Licensing website. Shortly after, they would receive a call from criminals impersonating bank staff who was able to convince them that their bank accounts were compromised and persuaded them to transfer all of their money to a new ‘safe’ account. Some of the other most commonly impersonated organisations included HMRC and DVLA. We also received more than 40,000 suspicious email reports relating to COVID-19. How you can protect yourself from phishing messages. Fake emails and text messages can sometimes be difficult to spot and criminals are constantly getting better at finding ways to make them seem more authentic. Email address spoofing, for example, is just one of the tactics criminals will use to try and make their fake emails look real. Here are some tips you should follow to protect yourself, and others, from scam emails and text messages: 1: Be cautious of messages asking for your personal information. Official organisations, such as your bank, should never ask you for personal or financial information via email or text message. If you receive a message and you want to check that it’s legitimate, you can call the organisation directly using a known number, such as the one on a bank statement or utility bill. 2: Report suspicious emails. If you receive an email you’re not quite sure about, you should report it to the Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS) by forwarding the email to: report@phishing.gov.uk. Your reports will help government and law enforcement agencies to remove malicious emails and websites. 3: Report suspicious text messages. If you receive a suspicious text message, you can report it by forwarding the message to 7726. It’s free of charge and enables your mobile network provider to investigate the origin of the text and take action, if found to be malicious. 4: Report fraud. If you’ve lost money or provided personal information as a result of a phishing scam, notify your bank immediately and report it to Action Fraud. For more information on how to protect yourself from fraud and cyber crime, please visit: actionfraud.police.uk/cybercrime Thanks for reading! If you found this information useful, please help us spread the word by forwarding this email to your friends. Message Sent By Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 6 days ago
    Should you be permitted to show a screenshot of any unsolicited abusive Instant Message you receive?
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 13 days ago
    Last night, Clive deleted a comment of mine referring to Alistaire. The message states:"Check email for more information" There has been no email, so I'm unsure if it's system generated or if Clive should have sent it. Would you please look into this for me.Thanks
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 15 days ago
    Gutless & frustrated of Iver Heath, you really are a pathetic little man lolololol
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 15 days ago
    BBC News - The California girl who 'pushed a bear' to protect her dogs https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-57325483
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 15 days ago
    Fears of environmental disaster as oil-laden ship sinks off Sri Lanka https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-57327300
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 14 days ago
    So far, in the last 24 hours I have had 6 calls from telephone numbers using the first 7 digits of my mobile number. Do these people seriously believe that creating a number similar to mine is going to get me to answer? They need to think again. Firstly, my phone is on silent 24 x 7. If someone needs to speak to me they can leave a message and I'll (maybe) get back to them, but only if I recognise the number. Secondly, if I don't recognise the number I won't answer. They will have to leave a message. No message, no response from me. Thirdly, if they leave a message and I'm not sure that I'm happy with things, they don't get called back. It doesn't matter to me what number they contrive on their computers, it could even be the number before or after mine, if I don't recognise it it just takes up another line in my call history.
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 15 days ago
    Reactions. On the thread it shows a thunder reaction. On the list I have there is no thunder. So I'm not sure which is correct.
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  • Chiltern & South Bucks Policing Issues Forum – 18th May 2021 6-30pm – Held via Zoom. Chair: Andy Garnett Introduction – AG – Welcome and introduction to the purpose of forum. We currently have 55 people on line. Robert will go into the responses in more detail but we have had over 650 responses to the survey. Matthew Barber Police & Crime Commissioner for TVP – Introduction and talk on his priorities. Strong local policing - more police officers, strengthening neighbourhood policing with both police officers and community support officers. Focussing on the crimes that matter most to residents. Fighting serious organised crime - cracking down on the threat from “county-lines” drugs gangs to protect children from abuse and exploitation. Dealing with cyber-crime and fraud - investing in the technology and resources the police need to protect individuals online Improving criminal justice - supporting victims of crime, bringing more criminals to justice and reducing reoffending. Tackling illegal encampments - ensuring a fair but firm response to illegal encampments and reducing the effect on communities. There is new legislation coming in which will help in dealing with incursions. Speeding. Community Speedwatch is being re-introduced with a new pilot system. The data from Speedwatch will be fed into Roads Policing tasking and also influence local authority speed limits. Q. Is there any way that there could be more police stations? – Burnham needs a base. A. There is currently a review on neighbourhood policing in TVP however, I would rather spend money on officers than buildings. Less front counters but more police bases. Q. Victims and perpetrators are often in disadvantaged circumstances. Can I remind police that they are able to refer people to the Chiltern area foodbank. Q. How is a Conservative PCC different to other parties PCC’s? A. Although I am a Conservative I regard the role as being non-political. I don’t have any party whip. My loyalty is to securing the best for TVP. Q. Can Speedwatch be set up quickly in Holmer Green? A. If there has been an existing scheme then yes. If not, then the new groups will follow the pilot scheme. See PCC website. Community Speedwatch scheme · Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner (thamesvalley-pcc.gov.uk) Q. Is speeding more important than burglary and drug offences? A. No it’s different. We are developing a new approach to SpeedWatch along with our Roads Policing units. Q. Regarding drug use in public – is it worth reporting to police? A. Yes. Contact 101 or report on line. Although there may not be any immediate answer to helps develop intelligence on where the issues are. James Ellis – Inspector TVP responsible for the South Bucks geographical area. Buckinghamshire Council have 16 community boards of which 7 are in the Chiltern & South Bucks LPA. There is a varying degree of usefulness in police attending these meetings. This forum is more relevant. The neighbourhood priorities were previously decided by this forum. These priorities feature in our daily patrol plans. There is an expectation that officers contribute to the priorities, as well as assisting with emergency calls. As well as local priorities we have TVP priorities and national government requirements. Lots of competing demands. The patrol plan allows us to feedback to members of the public what we are doing and where we are doing it. The online meetings are of great use to police. There are a lot more attendees than people who will attend a hall in person. Community Boards are useful for police to attend when there is a specific item people may want to know about and discuss. With regards to anti-social behaviour we have been using the legislation to good effect. Our Closure Orders are in double digits as are our Criminal Behaviour Orders which helps towards reducing demand. Inspector Richard Vine Inspector TVP responsible for the Chiltern geographical area. The Neighbourhood Teams will have a further 2 PC’s in July and 4 new PCSO’s should be with us by the end of the summer. Burglary – there is a 41% reduction in residential burglary compared to the previous year. There is a 56% reduction based on a 5-year average. There have been 4 burglaries in the last two weeks. ASB – we have conducted numerous operations with regards to youth ASB in various areas including complaints of drug use. We have disrupted 12 County Drug Lines (CDL) from London and several local drug dealers who are awaiting trial. Q - How can we work towards reducing the number of nitrous oxide canisters littered around streets and parks? A – We have discouraged shops from selling them to youths however they do have a legitimate use and can be easily bought on line. If you see youths abusing canisters, please report. We have recently had a week with the National Crime Agency dealing with modern slavery. Scrap dealers, nail bars and car washes were targeted. There were several referrals to agencies who may help. We have had a week of action targeting metal thefts. This is primarily catalytic convertor thefts. We worked with garages establishing a scheme where owners of cars that are vulnerable to catalytic convertor theft are able to get the car marked. There was also one arrest. Keyless car theft. A number of cars are being stolen by thieves picking up the signal the key gives out and using it to open and start a car, usually on a drive. It is important to shield the car key. Wallets can be bought or even putting the key in an old tin box will block the signal. Speeding. We are the only Neighbourhood Team in TVP to do lots of speeding operations and respond to public complaints. There are not many prosecutions as most of the people caught are only just above the speed limit. We have secured additional support from the Roads Policing Specials and from the camera vans. In the last quarter, TVP issued 538 tickets, the vans have issued 694 and 710 from the static cameras. Speeding is a societal problem. It needs to become anti-social like drink driving. In May and June, the new Community Speedwatch will be rolled out. Roads Policing covering Buckinghamshire will be committed to towns within the county next month. Theft from motor vehicles. There has been a 34% reduction in the last 12 months. Theft of motor vehicles is down 7%. Drugs. Drug crime is up 74% in the last year. This is due to the wishes of the community to focus on drug dealing and use. Violence against the person. This is up by 29% in the last year. Domestic abuse is up by 24%. Fraud. We have been working with Action Fraud in supporting older people who may be victims of scams. There was a discussion regarding cyber-crime. Q. The forum is mainly old people giving a response to the questionnaire. Why can’t police attend the Bucks Council Community Boards? Withdrawing is not the answer. RV. We are engaging with the boards. A lot of the Community Board time has nothing to do with policing. The coordinators can invite us if a police response is required. We will attend if there is a need. There was further discussion regarding attending the 20 plus parish councils. RV and JE said they had both made themselves available to most Community Board meetings in the last 12 months. Often, they have not been required to contribute. Q. Is the reduction of burglaries due to Covid? RV – last year, before Covid there was a 37% reduction. During lockdown the reduction is 54% and the most recent figures show a 41% reduction. This sustained reduction is because people are at home. Q. Gerrards Cross have put money aside to purchase CCTV for the town centre. I cannot find anyone in TVP who will monitor them. Who does monitor them? JE – TVP do not monitor CCTV. Previously it was the responsibility of the district councils and presumably it is now Buckinghamshire Council. Report on the questionnaire by Robert Gibson. There have been 674 responses to the online questionnaire. This is way above the usual number of responses. The top concerns are burglary, ASB, speeding, drug dealing and littering. These are the usual main concerns however child exploitation has risen in importance. Other concerns are dog theft, fly-tipping and lack of police presence. These concerns are generally the same in all community board areas. This information will be passed onto the community boards. The age profile shows most responders are over 60 and few under 35. 25 of the responders declared they were councilors. The focus on burglary from the forum has contributed to the numbers falling. Open forum. Q. The PCSO for Chalfont St Peter has provided us with crime information when we needed it but lots of information is available on line and does not always need an officer to attend parish council meetings. Q. Cyber-crime – how can the local police help to tackle it? The importance of not giving people your details either on the telephone or online was discussed. Make sure you report any such incidents. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The date and time of the next meeting to be decided at a later date but hopefully the meetings will continue to be every three months. Meeting closed 8-20pm.
  • Chiltern & South Bucks Policing Issues Forum – 18th May 2021 6-30pm – Held via Zoom. Chair: Andy Garnett Introduction – AG – Welcome and introduction to the purpose of forum. We currently have 55 people on line. Robert will go into the responses in more detail but we have had over 650 responses to the survey. Matthew Barber Police & Crime Commissioner for TVP – Introduction and talk on his priorities. Strong local policing - more police officers, strengthening neighbourhood policing with both police officers and community support officers. Focussing on the crimes that matter most to residents. Fighting serious organised crime - cracking down on the threat from “county-lines” drugs gangs to protect children from abuse and exploitation. Dealing with cyber-crime and fraud - investing in the technology and resources the police need to protect individuals online Improving criminal justice - supporting victims of crime, bringing more criminals to justice and reducing reoffending. Tackling illegal encampments - ensuring a fair but firm response to illegal encampments and reducing the effect on communities. There is new legislation coming in which will help in dealing with incursions. Speeding. Community Speedwatch is being re-introduced with a new pilot system. The data from Speedwatch will be fed into Roads Policing tasking and also influence local authority speed limits. Q. Is there any way that there could be more police stations? – Burnham needs a base. A. There is currently a review on neighbourhood policing in TVP however, I would rather spend money on officers than buildings. Less front counters but more police bases. Q. Victims and perpetrators are often in disadvantaged circumstances. Can I remind police that they are able to refer people to the Chiltern area foodbank. Q. How is a Conservative PCC different to other parties PCC’s? A. Although I am a Conservative I regard the role as being non-political. I don’t have any party whip. My loyalty is to securing the best for TVP. Q. Can Speedwatch be set up quickly in Holmer Green? A. If there has been an existing scheme then yes. If not, then the new groups will follow the pilot scheme. See PCC website. Community Speedwatch scheme · Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner (thamesvalley-pcc.gov.uk) Q. Is speeding more important than burglary and drug offences? A. No it’s different. We are developing a new approach to SpeedWatch along with our Roads Policing units. Q. Regarding drug use in public – is it worth reporting to police? A. Yes. Contact 101 or report on line. Although there may not be any immediate answer to helps develop intelligence on where the issues are. James Ellis – Inspector TVP responsible for the South Bucks geographical area. Buckinghamshire Council have 16 community boards of which 7 are in the Chiltern & South Bucks LPA. There is a varying degree of usefulness in police attending these meetings. This forum is more relevant. The neighbourhood priorities were previously decided by this forum. These priorities feature in our daily patrol plans. There is an expectation that officers contribute to the priorities, as well as assisting with emergency calls. As well as local priorities we have TVP priorities and national government requirements. Lots of competing demands. The patrol plan allows us to feedback to members of the public what we are doing and where we are doing it. The online meetings are of great use to police. There are a lot more attendees than people who will attend a hall in person. Community Boards are useful for police to attend when there is a specific item people may want to know about and discuss. With regards to anti-social behaviour we have been using the legislation to good effect. Our Closure Orders are in double digits as are our Criminal Behaviour Orders which helps towards reducing demand. Inspector Richard Vine Inspector TVP responsible for the Chiltern geographical area. The Neighbourhood Teams will have a further 2 PC’s in July and 4 new PCSO’s should be with us by the end of the summer. Burglary – there is a 41% reduction in residential burglary compared to the previous year. There is a 56% reduction based on a 5-year average. There have been 4 burglaries in the last two weeks. ASB – we have conducted numerous operations with regards to youth ASB in various areas including complaints of drug use. We have disrupted 12 County Drug Lines (CDL) from London and several local drug dealers who are awaiting trial. Q - How can we work towards reducing the number of nitrous oxide canisters littered around streets and parks? A – We have discouraged shops from selling them to youths however they do have a legitimate use and can be easily bought on line. If you see youths abusing canisters, please report. We have recently had a week with the National Crime Agency dealing with modern slavery. Scrap dealers, nail bars and car washes were targeted. There were several referrals to agencies who may help. We have had a week of action targeting metal thefts. This is primarily catalytic convertor thefts. We worked with garages establishing a scheme where owners of cars that are vulnerable to catalytic convertor theft are able to get the car marked. There was also one arrest. Keyless car theft. A number of cars are being stolen by thieves picking up the signal the key gives out and using it to open and start a car, usually on a drive. It is important to shield the car key. Wallets can be bought or even putting the key in an old tin box will block the signal. Speeding. We are the only Neighbourhood Team in TVP to do lots of speeding operations and respond to public complaints. There are not many prosecutions as most of the people caught are only just above the speed limit. We have secured additional support from the Roads Policing Specials and from the camera vans. In the last quarter, TVP issued 538 tickets, the vans have issued 694 and 710 from the static cameras. Speeding is a societal problem. It needs to become anti-social like drink driving. In May and June, the new Community Speedwatch will be rolled out. Roads Policing covering Buckinghamshire will be committed to towns within the county next month. Theft from motor vehicles. There has been a 34% reduction in the last 12 months. Theft of motor vehicles is down 7%. Drugs. Drug crime is up 74% in the last year. This is due to the wishes of the community to focus on drug dealing and use. Violence against the person. This is up by 29% in the last year. Domestic abuse is up by 24%. Fraud. We have been working with Action Fraud in supporting older people who may be victims of scams. There was a discussion regarding cyber-crime. Q. The forum is mainly old people giving a response to the questionnaire. Why can’t police attend the Bucks Council Community Boards? Withdrawing is not the answer. RV. We are engaging with the boards. A lot of the Community Board time has nothing to do with policing. The coordinators can invite us if a police response is required. We will attend if there is a need. There was further discussion regarding attending the 20 plus parish councils. RV and JE said they had both made themselves available to most Community Board meetings in the last 12 months. Often, they have not been required to contribute. Q. Is the reduction of burglaries due to Covid? RV – last year, before Covid there was a 37% reduction. During lockdown the reduction is 54% and the most recent figures show a 41% reduction. This sustained reduction is because people are at home. Q. Gerrards Cross have put money aside to purchase CCTV for the town centre. I cannot find anyone in TVP who will monitor them. Who does monitor them? JE – TVP do not monitor CCTV. Previously it was the responsibility of the district councils and presumably it is now Buckinghamshire Council. Report on the questionnaire by Robert Gibson. There have been 674 responses to the online questionnaire. This is way above the usual number of responses. The top concerns are burglary, ASB, speeding, drug dealing and littering. These are the usual main concerns however child exploitation has risen in importance. Other concerns are dog theft, fly-tipping and lack of police presence. These concerns are generally the same in all community board areas. This information will be passed onto the community boards. The age profile shows most responders are over 60 and few under 35. 25 of the responders declared they were councilors. The focus on burglary from the forum has contributed to the numbers falling. Open forum. Q. The PCSO for Chalfont St Peter has provided us with crime information when we needed it but lots of information is available on line and does not always need an officer to attend parish council meetings. Q. Cyber-crime – how can the local police help to tackle it? The importance of not giving people your details either on the telephone or online was discussed. Make sure you report any such incidents. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The date and time of the next meeting to be decided at a later date but hopefully the meetings will continue to be every three months. Meeting closed 8-20pm.
  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 17 days ago
    Up until 19:30 today only. My daughter had hers. https://www.google.com/amp/s/news.sky.com/story/amp/covid-19-englands-biggest-coronavirus-vaccination-centre-in-west-london-breaks-policy-to-offer-jab-to-anyone-over-18-for-today-only-12321580
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 17 days ago
    Up until 19:30 today only. My daughter had hers. https://www.google.com/amp/s/news.sky.com/story/amp/covid-19-englands-biggest-coronavirus-vaccination-centre-in-west-london-breaks-policy-to-offer-jab-to-anyone-over-18-for-today-only-12321580
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 17 days ago
    I've just had this dropped through the door :
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 17 days ago
    I understand that there is another Covid variant being investigated, it's been found in Vietnam and is apparently a cross between the Indian variant and the Kent variant. With luck, as those two appear to be controlled with our current vaccines, we won't have to worry too much about it. But we must, as ever, stay safe and get vaccinated when we are due to be. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-57303306.amp
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 16 days ago
    Did anyone enjoy this series as much as I did? To me, this was one of the funniest programmes of the week and what I really like about it is that someone wins the £10,000 prize. The rules are simple, a couple have to decide whether each of 6 people can or cannot sing. If, when they get to the last "singer" that person can sing, the couple win £10,000. If on the other hand the 6th "singer" has fooled them and cannot sing, that person wins the £10,000. I love the concept and have to say that even though Amanda Holden is on the panel Jimmy Carr manages to throw in at least one perfect insult to her every week, and she always takes it well. Alison Hammond is brilliantly funny and makes me laugh with very little effort on her part. (Especially the ladylike way she sits! ) I've never liked Paddy McGuinness in any other programme, but he is so well suited to this one. For me, it has been the funniest and most enjoyable programme of the week and I look forward to seeing the next series. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08jknt4
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 18 days ago
    That woman with the annoying screechy voice trying to get me to buy a ticket for a chance to win a house from Omaze. It closed last night. Hopefully she'll have a sore throat when the next one starts.
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  • Patient safety A joint National Patient Safety Alert has been issued by the NHS England and NHS Improvement National Patient Safety Team and Royal College of Emergency Medicine on the need for urgent assessment/treatment following ingestion of ‘super strong’ magnets. National Patient Safety Alert – Urgent assessment/treatment following ingestion of ‘super strong’ magnets About this alert Small powerful magnets, also known as neodymium or ‘super strong’ rare-earth magnets, are sold as toys, decorative items and fake piercings, and are becoming increasingly popular. Unlike traditional magnets, these ‘super strong’ magnets are small in volume but powerful in magnetism and easily swallowed. If more than one ‘super strong’ magnet is swallowed separately, or a ‘super strong’ magnet is swallowed with a metallic object, they can be strongly attracted together from different parts of the intestines. This compression of bowel tissue can cause necrosis and perforation of the intestines and/or blood vessels within hours. Therefore urgent assessment and treatment is vital. The alert asks providers to ensure any patients who have ingested (or are suspected of ingesting) ‘super strong’ magnets are referred to an Emergency Department as a medical emergency. In addition, organisations with an Emergency Department are asked to ensure the right processes are in place so that any child or adult seeking emergency care having swallowed these magnets receive the necessary urgent assessments, investigations and treatments.
  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 19 days ago
    Patient safety A joint National Patient Safety Alert has been issued by the NHS England and NHS Improvement National Patient Safety Team and Royal College of Emergency Medicine on the need for urgent assessment/treatment following ingestion of ‘super strong’ magnets. National Patient Safety Alert – Urgent assessment/treatment following ingestion of ‘super strong’ magnets About this alert Small powerful magnets, also known as neodymium or ‘super strong’ rare-earth magnets, are sold as toys, decorative items and fake piercings, and are becoming increasingly popular. Unlike traditional magnets, these ‘super strong’ magnets are small in volume but powerful in magnetism and easily swallowed. If more than one ‘super strong’ magnet is swallowed separately, or a ‘super strong’ magnet is swallowed with a metallic object, they can be strongly attracted together from different parts of the intestines. This compression of bowel tissue can cause necrosis and perforation of the intestines and/or blood vessels within hours. Therefore urgent assessment and treatment is vital. The alert asks providers to ensure any patients who have ingested (or are suspected of ingesting) ‘super strong’ magnets are referred to an Emergency Department as a medical emergency. In addition, organisations with an Emergency Department are asked to ensure the right processes are in place so that any child or adult seeking emergency care having swallowed these magnets receive the necessary urgent assessments, investigations and treatments.
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  • Following the recent winter rural crime campaign there was a large uptake from the community in Chiltern & South Bucks for joining our Country Watch Scheme. The team focused on engaging with the rural community to make local farmers and other members aware of the Country Watch scheme to try and find a way to work together in making the community safer. From reviewing local crime trends we found that large numbers of attacks on livestock were being reported. As a result of this we made the public aware of the issues faced by farmers and circulated out over 100 Cattle Grazing warning signs in our community. For the spring campaign my aim is to get Country Watch members to review their security practices and ensure that they have strong security working procedures in place for their staff to follow. I have obtained some security marking anti-tamper stickers and will be looking to assist members in marking up their tools. I will be getting the local Neighbourhood teams to work with Country Watch Members and offer a security health check For the summer campaign we will be advertising the Rural Spotters Scheme, to help the Police as the eyes and ears of the rural community and to help prevent rural crime, and training up new members. Please let me know if you are a horse rider and would be interested in joining the scheme. We will shortly be introducing What’s App on our area and I hope to have information by the next quarter about the roll out of this. This has proved a popular resource in the rural community elsewhere in keeping people updated of problems that are occurring. Keeping people and property safe from harm is all of our responsibility and members of the public can help by being our eyes and ears in the community. By working together we can better protect our rural communities, bring offenders to justice and make Thames Valley a safer place to live, work and visit. It can be hard to know whether something is a crime and whether to contact the police or another charity or organisation. It is vital to report all crimes. We need information to target resources and develop intelligence. Tell us if you think an offence has or is about to be committed. If it is happening now, ring 999. If you have information that does not require an immediate response report it to Thames Valley Police online or by calling 101. If you would like to become a Country Watch member please let me know. PS 3675 Darren Walsh Amersham Police Station Message Sent By Darren Walsh (Police, Sgt, Amersham)
  • Following the recent winter rural crime campaign there was a large uptake from the community in Chiltern & South Bucks for joining our Country Watch Scheme. The team focused on engaging with the rural community to make local farmers and other members aware of the Country Watch scheme to try and find a way to work together in making the community safer. From reviewing local crime trends we found that large numbers of attacks on livestock were being reported. As a result of this we made the public aware of the issues faced by farmers and circulated out over 100 Cattle Grazing warning signs in our community. For the spring campaign my aim is to get Country Watch members to review their security practices and ensure that they have strong security working procedures in place for their staff to follow. I have obtained some security marking anti-tamper stickers and will be looking to assist members in marking up their tools. I will be getting the local Neighbourhood teams to work with Country Watch Members and offer a security health check For the summer campaign we will be advertising the Rural Spotters Scheme, to help the Police as the eyes and ears of the rural community and to help prevent rural crime, and training up new members. Please let me know if you are a horse rider and would be interested in joining the scheme. We will shortly be introducing What’s App on our area and I hope to have information by the next quarter about the roll out of this. This has proved a popular resource in the rural community elsewhere in keeping people updated of problems that are occurring. Keeping people and property safe from harm is all of our responsibility and members of the public can help by being our eyes and ears in the community. By working together we can better protect our rural communities, bring offenders to justice and make Thames Valley a safer place to live, work and visit. It can be hard to know whether something is a crime and whether to contact the police or another charity or organisation. It is vital to report all crimes. We need information to target resources and develop intelligence. Tell us if you think an offence has or is about to be committed. If it is happening now, ring 999. If you have information that does not require an immediate response report it to Thames Valley Police online or by calling 101. If you would like to become a Country Watch member please let me know. PS 3675 Darren Walsh Amersham Police Station Message Sent By Darren Walsh (Police, Sgt, Amersham)
  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 19 days ago
    As this and your other Scooploop group are designed to stimulate discussion and constructive thoughts for the benefit of all Scooploop members. Yesterday highlighted a problem with that. Some of us were not able to see all of the entries on a thread due to somebody blocking us. Would it be possible that on Scooploop group(s) posts, blocking is removed as a default so that all comments can be responded to by all members, not just those currently eligible to read them. That way you will probably find that the comments will be more pertinent.
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 21 days ago
    I know very little about the top football clubs, nor the leagues, nor the players. However, I've just seen on the news that Marcus Rashford, who I understand plays for Manchester United has been racially abused after a match last night. What the hell is the matter with these people? I recall that this lad took on the Government to supply food for kids who were starving. I don't recall him demanding that only black children should be fed. As I recall, it was all kids, male and female, black, white and all shades between who qualified. He didn't racislise his demands and yet he is being picked on because of his colour. I don't know if things have changed, but I always thought that professional footballers (whilst highly overpaid) were selected because of their expertise both in and on their field. For him to have been chosen, gives me the impression that he must be better than a lot of other players. So why are sick people abusing him over his colour? He has proven himself to be better than a lot of white people. That's the reason he played and not a white player. I hope the police catch up with and deal with the abusers. One of whom I understand to be a school teacher! Let's all do our part and keep abuse out of our lives. No matter who and no matter what!
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  • Following a year of travel bans, quarantine, uncertainty and missed holidays, many of us are desperate to get away for a break, whether it’s a holiday in the sun or a weekend by the sea in the UK. But cybercriminals are busy thinking about holidays and travel too ... not taking them but exploiting your desperation for a break, with fake websites, advertisements, emails, social media posts, texts and phone calls for holidays, flights, accommodation or pilgrimages that don’t exist. Avoid disappointment and financial losses when booking a trip: start by reading our expert tips on searching and booking holidays and travel safely and securely. Our latest leaflet is attached but if you'd like to read more then visit www.getsafeonline.org Many thanks the Get Safe Online team
  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 21 days ago
    Following a year of travel bans, quarantine, uncertainty and missed holidays, many of us are desperate to get away for a break, whether it’s a holiday in the sun or a weekend by the sea in the UK. But cybercriminals are busy thinking about holidays and travel too ... not taking them but exploiting your desperation for a break, with fake websites, advertisements, emails, social media posts, texts and phone calls for holidays, flights, accommodation or pilgrimages that don’t exist. Avoid disappointment and financial losses when booking a trip: start by reading our expert tips on searching and booking holidays and travel safely and securely. Our latest leaflet is attached but if you'd like to read more then visit www.getsafeonline.org Many thanks the Get Safe Online team
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 22 days ago
    This message is on behalf of North West Chilterns Community Board, where a group of people representing Neighbourhood Watch, Hughenden Street Association produced the attached document as a project concerning the rise of Dog Thefts during COVID . Please see attached. Attachments Dog Theft Poster https://assets.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk/Attachment/267516/382567/76001/76001_Dog_Theft_Poster__8_.pdf Message Sent By Val McPherson BEM (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
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  • Derek R @DerekR Iver Heath updated 23 days ago
    This message is on behalf of North West Chilterns Community Board, where a group of people representing Neighbourhood Watch, Hughenden Street Association produced the attached document as a project concerning the rise of Dog Thefts during COVID . Please see attached. Attachments Dog Theft Poster https://assets.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk/Attachment/267516/382567/76001/76001_Dog_Theft_Poster__8_.pdf Message Sent By Val McPherson BEM (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
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