Friday 5th March 2021

Issue 1849

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Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Thursday 4th March

  • Body of man found in Dartford
  • West Kent shoppers reminded to be alert for purse thieves
  • Bus windscreen smashed in Canterbury
  • Indecent exposure in front of children at Leybourne park
  • Appeal following attempted robbery in Ashford
  • Appeal for information following serious collision in Wingham

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Thursday 4th March

  • Suspected criminals targeted at the Dartford River Crossing
  • Nuisance motorists to be targeted with Greenhithe dispersal order
  • Thanet PCSO organises knitting campaign to help homeless
  • Special constables tackle road safety in Sittingbourne
  • Special operation to disrupt drug activity in Thanet
  • Eleven arrests made in operation targeting sale of illegal cigarettes in Medway
  • Canterbury burglar jailed for six years
  • Livestock attacks prompts warning to dog owners
  • Suspect in court after drugs seized in Ramsgate
  • Nuisance motorcyclists targeted in west Kent and Medway

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Thursday 4th March

  • Covid-19 vaccine update 04 Mar 2021
  • Don't assume a cough is Covid - it could be lung cancer too

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Tuesday 2nd March

  • Money back for Kent Police, following Christmas border closures.

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Thursday 4th March

  • Meet the team striving to protect you and your home
  • KFRS achieves record scores in UK customer satisfaction survey

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Wednesday 3rd March

  • Industrial waste fire in Rochester

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Wednesday 3rd March

  • Libraries’ route back to the new ‘normal’
  • Pothole Blitz work starts across Kent
  • National Secondary Offer Day 2021
  • Kent road resurfacing work continues

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Tuesday 2nd March

  • ALERT! Royal Life Insurance Scam

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Tuesday 2nd March

  • Fraudster jailed for duping women out of thousands via dating sites

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Tuesday 2nd March

  • Bora Bora Vacation Facebook Prize Scam

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Thursday 4th March

  • Recall: Co-op - Irresistible Carrot Cake / Irresistible Coffee and Walnut Cake
  • Recall: SFC - Chicken Poppets and Take Home Boneless Bucket (update)
  • Recall: Unbranded LED Beauty Mask
  • Recall: Audio Technica - Charging Case for ATH-CK3TW Wireless Earbuds

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Thursday 4th March

  • Lidl GB recalls Crownfield Wholegrain Wheat Bixies 36 because they may contain pieces of plastic
  • Co-op recalls British 12 Beef Meatballs because they may contain pieces of plastic
  • Co-op recalls Irresistible Carrot Cake and Irresistible Coffee and Walnut Cake because they may contain pieces of glass

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Scam Alert: Phishing Emails Exploiting Google Forms

Scammers are sending emails with links to Google Forms, posing as major brands, charities and government agencies to steal sensitive data. Here's how it works.

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Staying Safe Online: Seven Ways To Spot A Scam Website

We explore how you can effectively guard your money and keep your personal data away from prying eyes while browsing the web

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Download The Latest Rural Task Force Report

Here is a snapshot of the work carried out by the Rural Task Force over the last eight weeks.

Click HERE for full details on the Kent Police website.

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Kent Residents Targeted By Royal Life Insurance Scam

A resident in Kent received a call from someone claiming to be from Royal Life Insurance.

Click HERE for full details on the KCC Public Protection website.

Click the district to see its crime list.

West Kent North Kent & Medway


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Punch Croft
in Ash-cum-Ridley
Between 12:01am on Sunday 21st of February and 11:23am on Monday 1st of March. Somebody damaged a garage door with superglue.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
High Street
in Chevening
On Sunday 28th of February between 7:15pm and 10:30pm. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property. They damaged a door to get inside. 5 bicycles were stolen.
Edenbridge South and West
Hever Road
in Edenbridge
Between 12:01am on Sunday 28th of February and 5:10pm on Monday 1st of March. Somebody stole a vehicle from the road.
Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone
Glebelands
in Penshurst
Between 4:40pm on Monday 15th of February and 4:40pm on Monday 1st of March. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Honda parked in the road.
Seal and Weald
Church Road
in Weald
Between 12:01am on Sunday 21st of February and 12:09pm on Monday 1st of March. Somebody stole a wheely bin from a residential garden.
Sevenoaks Kippington
Brittains Lane
in Sevenoaks
On Wednesday 3rd of March between 10:00am and 11:15am. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Shenden Close
in Sevenoaks
On Tuesday 2nd of March between 8:30am and 11:00am. Somebody tried to break into a residential property.
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
High Street
in Swanley
On Monday 1st of March around 5:50pm. Somebody stole an unsecured bicycle from the road.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Westerham Road
in Westerham
On Wednesday 24th of February around 12:00am. Somebody damaged a field of crops by riding offroad vehicles over it. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Buckham Thorns Road
in Westerham
Between 12:01am on Saturday 6th of February and 6:31pm on Sunday 28th of February. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Yaris parked in the road.


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Castle
Darenth Avenue
On Monday 1st of March around 5:45pm. Somebody stole an unsecured scooter from a skate park.
East Malling
Chapman Way
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 17th of February and 3:33pm on Monday 1st of March. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property.
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Manley Boulevard
in Snodland
Between 8:00pm on Saturday 27th of February and 7:58pm on Sunday 28th of February. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole several tools. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Wateringbury
Bow Road
in Wateringbury
On Monday 1st of March between 6:50am and 3:45pm. Somebody damaged a Honda parked in a works carpark..
West Malling and Leybourne
High Street
in West Malling
Between 12:01am on Thursday 4th of February and 7:04pm on Sunday 28th of February. Somebody stole a statue from a family grave in a churchyard.


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Tuesday 2nd March

  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Brenchley and Horsmonden
Brenchley Road
in Brenchley
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 2nd of March and 7:00am on Wednesday 3rd of March. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property.
Broadwater
Eastlands Close
On Monday 1st of March between 11:00am and 11:15am. Somebody stole the back tail gate from a vehicle parked in the road.
St. James'
St. James Road
Between 9:00am on Saturday 27th of February and 11:54am on Tuesday 2nd of March. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Friday 5th March. Updated : Thursday 4th March

  • Take part in Heritage Open Days
  • Maidstone business working with women to promote digital skills for Women’s History Month
  • Maidstone Bus Station works to start

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Bridge
Hubert Walter Drive
On Tuesday 2nd of March around 2:02am. Somebody tried to break into a residential property.
East
Sittingbourne Road
On Saturday 13th of February around 12:00am. Somebody tried to break into a vehicle parked in the road.
Fant
Barker Road
On Saturday 27th of February between 4:15pm and 6:00pm. Somebody stole a passport from an unattended bag.
Hackney Road
On Monday 1st of March between 12:01am and 11:01pm. Somebody damaged a vehicle wing mirror.
Fant Lane
On Monday 1st of March between 9:55pm and 10:10pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.
Hart Street
Between 12:01am on Friday 26th of February and 1:48pm on Tuesday 2nd of March. Somebody attempted to brake into a residential property.
Beaumont Road
On Monday 1st of March between 10:45pm and 11:20pm. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road.
Hackney Road
On Monday 1st of March between 11:00pm and 11:30pm. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road.
Fant Lane
On Monday 1st of March between 10:45pm and 11:15pm. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road.
Headcorn
The Hardwicks
in Headcorn
Between 10:00pm on Tuesday 2nd of March and 7:00am on Wednesday 3rd of March. Somebody spray painted a vehicle and smashed one of its windows.
Heath
Melford Drive
On Sunday 28th of February between 6:00pm and 11:00pm. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road. This is a repeat crime.
North
Kerry Hill Way
Between 12:01am on Saturday 27th of February and 8:17am on Monday 1st of March. Somebody damaged fencing and locks to gain access and the window on a digger on a contruction site.
James Whatman Way
Between 12:40pm on Monday 1st of March and 12:40pm on Tuesday 2nd of March. Somebody stole items from a residential property.
Shepway North
Sutton Road
On Tuesday 2nd of March around 12:00am. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road.
Sutton Road
On Monday 1st of March between 3:00pm and 4:00pm. Somebody threw an object causing damage to a vehicle.