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15th January 2024

Telephone and Text Scams

Scammers can be persuasive, so please do not trust contact that comes unexpected.

Follow this link to learn more about the most common types of phone scams.

Follow this link to learn the 5 five latest text scames to look out for. 


9th January 2024

Stay Safe and Warm in your home this Winter

The cost of living crisis is causing everyone to find cheaper ways to keep warm but

using unsafe electrical goods can put you in danger.

Please follow this Link to a leaflet which advises on what you should and should not do when keeping warm alongside useful links and contact numbers.

5th December 2023

7 ways to spot a scam website

In the first half of 2023, purchase scams rose by 43% year on year, and as we enter the peak shopping period of the year, the numbers are likely to grow further. But the good news is that many scam sites can be avoided if you know what to look for. Here are our seven tips on how to stay safe when shopping online.

16th October 2023

Sutton Crisis Cafe

Sutton Crisis Café is run by the Sutton Mental Health Foundation and commissioned by the South-West London Integrated Care Board. This service is for anyone over the age of 18 in the London Borough of Sutton who is experiencing a mild to moderate mental health crisis.  The café is open 6.30 pm - 11 pm (last admission 10.30 pm), 7 evenings a week, and can offer a safe, non-judgmental space and someone to talk to.  For more information phone 0800 012 9082, email, or visit this website;

16th October 2023

Winter related door-step scams and how to avoid them

With winter on its way, many householders will be thinking of carrying out maintenance work ahead of the bad weather. Rogue tradesmen know this, and residents are being urged to be very careful when approached by door-to-door salespeople. 

The warning comes from Northumberland’s Public Protection Trading Standards team who are asking residents to be vigilant, and to look out for elderly and vulnerable family members and neighbours too. More