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Scam targeting Amber Valley Borough Residents

Received from Amber Valley Borough Council.

We have been made aware of a potential fraud targeting Amber Valley residents claiming to be from Amber Valley Borough Council.

Residents have reported that they have received a standing order form through the post from the council requesting their bank account details.

The council would not usually send a standing order form.

If you receive any form through... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 15:04 by Karen Howe

Tags: 2020, AVBC, Scam

Scam Awareness During the Pandemic

Scam Awareness During the Pandemic

Scams during lockdown are becoming increasingly common and sophisticated, and they can affect anyone. Becoming a victim can have a serious effect on your physical and mental health, as well as your finances.

To report scams and fraud visit the force's website

For victim services visit

The Commissioner's low resolution video is... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 11:24 by Website Team

Tags: Cyber Security, Scams, Technical Help

Community News - July 2020

Community News - July 2020

Information for local groups, societies, clubs, parish and town councils

16 July 2020

Help keep our roads safe

We've seen a rise in dangerous parking by visitors to several popular locations across the county since the start of the pandemic.

To help keep motorists, cyclists and pedestrians safe, we're painting double yellow lines on roads around Carsington Reservoir, Foremark Reservoir, Ladybower Reservoir... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 11:07 by Website Team

Tags: DCC, community news, information, public

Denby Free School - Arts Week - The Natural World

Denby Free School - Arts Week - The Natural World

Denby Free School are working towards gaining a Arts Mark award for the school.

Staff, children and members of the local community were asked to paint a stone to help create a 'stone snake' on the pavement outside the school.

On behalf of the Parish Council Cllr Ian Mosley kindly designed this lovely stone.

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 14:41 by Karen Howe

Tags: Arts, School

Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter - July 2020

Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter - July 2020

Our July 'Our News' newsletter is here

Click here to read it

The time has come once again to grab that cup of tea, put your feet up and enjoy our newsletter. This month we reflect on perception of crime in lockdown and the successes of Neighbourhood Watch Week.

As well as looking at what we can learn from our experiences during lockdown we also look to our future and consider diversity in Neighbourhood... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:35 by Website Team

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Watch, News, Police

Derbyshire Neighbourhood Watch Website

New website launched

The new site allows you to:

  • Find the latest news on funding and community projects and events
  • Have new members sign up online with the member forms and be sent directly to our administrators inbox for immediate upload
  • Order lamppost signage (Office is unable to process immediately due to Covid-19 and no stockroom access, they will be processed as soon as we are able to gain access... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:58 by Karen Howe

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch, Website

Confirmation of the dates - Exercise of public rights 2019/20

Confirmation of the dates - Exercise of public rights - 2019/20

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 11:18 by Karen Howe

Tags: Finance & Audit

Covid 19 Scams - Support & Advice

Covid 19 Scams - Support & Advice

Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million.

How you can protect yourself from Coronavirus-related scams:

There are some simple steps you can take that will protect you from the most common... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 11:20 by Website Team

Tags: COVID-19, advice, fraud, support

Derbyshire Alert -Traffic queues on major roads

With the various businesses now re-opening we ask that people are sensible when it comes to queuing - particularly where queues may form on main roads.

The impact of queues can be serious - in particular for emergency service vehicles. Marshalls should be in place and you should take directions from those members of staff to ensure the safety of everyone.

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 16:44 by Karen Howe

Tags: Alert, Derbyshire, Police

Derbyshire Alert - Officers on Patrol

Our officers have been making visible patrols this evening in order to ensure that residents and businesses are aware of the new instructions about how to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Most of these interactions involved speaking to people and advising them about how they can best keep themselves, their families and their communities safe.

One well-meaning officer in Derby took it upon themselves... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:36 by Karen Howe

Tags: Alert, COVID-19, Derbyshire, Police

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