Shearsby Parish Council

Protecting, Connecting, Involving and Representing Shearsby

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Clerk: Lynn Cosgrove
White Gates, The Bank
Shearsby, Leics LE17 6PF

Tel: 07850 378367

Tags: Crime Prevention

Police issue warning about courier fraud

Police issue warning about courier fraud

Message from Leicestershire Police

Police Officers investigating a number of incidents of fraud have issued a warning to others after an elderly couple were among the victims.

Since October this year the force has received five reports relating to offences commonly known as courier fraud.

Courier fraud occurs when a fraudster contacts victims by telephone claiming to be a police officer or bank official.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 16:36 by Lynn Cosgrove

Tags: Council, Crime Prevention

Leicestershire Police – County Lines initiative

Leicestershire Police – County Lines initiative

Leicestershire Police is raising awareness of County Lines and the signs that it may be taking place within a community. County Lines is the exploitation of young and vulnerable people to assist with the distribution of drugs. It is a nationwide issue and action has recently been taken by Leicestershire Police through Operation Lionheart to execute warrants and arrest some of those believed to be involved.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2019 14:38 by Lynn Cosgrove

Tags: Crime Prevention

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch

The Neighbourhood Watch page has been updated and revised to include the latest information on Policing, Crime and Prevention.

To view select the Community tab, then Shearsby Neighbourhood Watch.

Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:01 by Martin Reynolds

Tags: Crime Prevention

Community Safety Partnership Newsletter, Nov 2018

Community Safety Partnership Newsletter, Nov 2018

The Community Safety Partnership newsletter for November 2018

Posted: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 00:16 by Martin Reynolds

Tags: Newsletter, Crime Prevention

Arson at Husbands Bosworth

Arson at Husbands Bosworth

Incident number: Inc 17 of 30 August

Police are investigating three reports of arson in Husbands Bosworth – and believe that the incidents are linked.

The first report, which relates to a waste bin being set on fire outside premises in Bell Lane, was made shortly after 11pm yesterday (Wednesday).

A further report was then made stating that two vehicles and a number of wheelie bins had been set alight... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 20:04 by Martin Reynolds

Tags: Crime Prevention, Press

NHW, CSP Newsletter, 2018 Aug

NHW, CSP Newsletter, 2018 Aug

Community Safety Partnership newsletter for August 2018.

Posted: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 21:33 by Martin Reynolds

Tags: Newsletter, Crime Prevention

Police Beat Surgeries

Police Beat Surgeries

Beat Surgeries

PC Steve Adams will be carrying out Beat Surgeries on the following dates and times plus locations. This will involve him being at the location in a marked police vehicle available to talk.

Sunday May 20th

15:00 – 16:00 Outside Arnesby Village Hall

16:30 – 17:30 outside The Plough Bruntingthorpe

18:00 - 19:00 Outside Willoughby Waterley's village hall

Posted: Fri, 18 May 2018 13:58 by Martin Reynolds

Tags: Event, Crime Prevention

Community Safety Partnership Newsletter

Community Safety Partnership Newsletter

Community Safety Partnership newsletter for May 2018

Posted: Fri, 11 May 2018 01:06 by Martin Reynolds

Tags: Crime Prevention, Newsletter

Rural Crime Survey

Rural Crime Survey

The National Rural Crime Survey aims to determine the true personal, social and economic cost of rural crime and anti-social behaviour across the country.

The last survey took place in 2015, when 13,000 people responded to give their impressions of crime and anti-social behaviour.

The results revealed the cost of rural crime to the country was significant – around £800m every year.

Questions... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 14:02 by Martin Reynolds

Tags: Crime Prevention

Courier Fraud

Courier Fraud

Courier Fraud

A Fraud MO is being conducted against elderly vulnerable people involving a male caller, described by various victims as having an Indian or foreign accent, contacting the vulnerable person knowing their name, address and bank in order to try to get them to withdraw money from the bank.

Offences have continued across the force with a potential further 14 incidents being called into the... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:41 by Martin Reynolds

Tags: Crime Prevention