Helping Keep The Berkshire Community Local
Mon August 8, 2022
- Girl dies after going missing at Windsor water park - Members of the public helped search a lake before the girl was found by emergency services.
- Full extent of NHS dentistry shortage revealed by far-reaching BBC research - Nine in 10 UK dentists are not accepting new adult patients, while eight in 10 are refusing children.
- Reading bus with climate change design hits the road - The bus is travelling across Reading for the next year to raise awareness about climate change.
- Chicken the cat scoops national award for helping autistic boy - Chicken, a companion to 11-year-old Elliott Abery, is recognised for her "special bond".
Scams On The Rise
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013
KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.
The top ten are the rare metals scam, pensions liberation fraud, mobility aids, dodgy job offers (if it sounds too good to be true it probably is), lotteries, truancy fraud, wine scams, love (dating websites), land barking and carbon credit trading. It is important that you can spot a scam or fraud before it takes place, remember it can happen to anyone of us. Note: If it sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.