Citizens Advice campaigns hit the target in 2019 People often see Citizens Advice as a “quick fix” centre, rather like the garage that changes your car tyres – you pop into our office or ring Adviceline or you check the facts on our comprehensive website. But there’s more to Citizens Advice than quick fixes. “Research […]
Information notice – Changes to Medical Information – Firearms You are now required to provide medical information verified by a GP for all firearm and shotgun applications – this includes renewals. This applies to any application, whether declaring a medical condition or not. The change is being implemented to enable the Police to make informed […]
Universal Credit being used in new scam – Citizens Advice Universal Credit has well and truly arrived – but now scammers are using the benefit as a pivotal part of a new sting to target vulnerable people. Citizens Advice says scammers are offering loans to their victims and then using their personal banking details to […]
Advice issued to residents following multiple burglaries – Shrivenham Thames Valley Police has recently witnessed an increase in burglaries in the Shrivenham area. A large number of these burglaries have resulted in jewellery and cash being stolen. We would like to remind residents to remain vigilant and consider keeping any valuables out of sight or […]
Save money on energy bills! – Citizens Advice tips As mild December gives way to a colder, frostier new year, Citizens Advice Oxfordshire South and Vale is encouraging people to analyse their home energy spending and take steps to cut down on fuel wastage. The charity has these tips: Check your bills carefully and make […]
Have you been a victim of crime or abuse? Being a victim or a witness of a crime can be an emotional and difficult time. Victims First provides free emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime or abuse, as well as family members of victims. It is available across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire […]
There is one week until the survey on the proposed increase to council tax closes. Please can you remind local residents to take the opportunity to complete the survey and have their say. The survey can be found at http://sgiz.eu/s3/Policing-budget-council-tax-2019-20 The closing date is Wednesday 9th January at 5pm.
Christmas Prize Bingo at Watchfield Village Hall with large Christmas raffle. Doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm. Free refreshments at interval. Everyone welcome.