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I just spotted this story in the Manchester Evening News A victim of a very worrying incident, Cala Grant, was stopped at traffic lights in the Offerton area of Stockport when two Asian men in their 20s tried to get into her car. Fortunately her car doors were locked so she sped off through a red…

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That was the matrix sign displayed by Lambeth Police outside Waterloo Station yesterday and according to the Evening Standard some Londoners are furious. According to the newspaper report Verity Nevitt,Goldsmiths University'sLabour Women's Officer, said: “This is criminalising &…

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I just found the following information on the Nuneaton and Bedworth Neighbourhood Watch Association website, which was originally published by GetSafeOnline.org This is important advice; just at the time when many of us are booking holidays Read on......... Never pay for accommodation by bank…

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In February this year, South Yorkshire Police launched the new ‘Hate Hurts. Report it.' campaign to raise awareness of hate [crime], increase understanding of the hurtful impact it can have and encourage its reporting. Since the launch of this campaign, officers have seen an increase in the…

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While I was looking over Hampshire Constabulary's news page yesterday I came across this story of 21st April, which I reckon will interest you. The result is a real credit to Hampshire Constabulary and gives hope to other victims of these types of conmen......... A rogue trader has been ordered to…

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A number of police services across England and Wales have been moving their websites onto a new national platform, presumably as a cost-saving exercise. Unfortunately this has meant me losing a couple of police website links, which I am trying to rectify. Hampshire Constabulary's new website is a…

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