KCC Newsletter from Geoff Lymer

Fraudster ordered to pay back £8,000 to his victims A doorstep criminal recently jailed for more than five years after being convicted of numerous fraud offences, has now been ordered to pay back a total of £8,000 of his illegal gains. This follows a confiscation hearing at Canterbury Crown Court brought by Kent County Council’s […]

KCC Newsletter from Geoff Lymer

KCC launches new select committee on loneliness and social isolation Kent County Council’s (KCC) Scrutiny Committee has established a Loneliness and Social Isolation Select Committee to identify ways it can support the county’s older residents. The committee will investigate the current services available and identify initiatives and strategies to prevent or reduce the impact on […]

Annual Policing Survey

‘How safe do you feel where you live?’ That is the one of the key questions Matthew Scott, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent, is asking residents this summer. Mr Scott said: ‘I set Kent Police’s priorities based on the things people tell me matter to them. My Annual Policing Survey is a key […]

Newsletter from Kent County Councillor Geoff Lymer

Kent County Council has launched a countywide campaign urging residents to “Raise-A-Brow” before handing over personal details or money. Criminals continue to target Kent residents with telephone, postal, doorstep and online scams causing devastation and financial hardship to victims. People are targeted by doorstep criminals and pressurised into paying for something they do not want or […]

Home and Garden Security

Your guide to crime prevention – Home and Garden Security   Protect your Garden   Maintain hedges and fences to prevent unwanted visitors from entering your garden Close your garden gate and lock it from the inside Store bins and ladders carefully so they can’t be used as climbing aids Store tools and equipment somewhere […]