Mon December 17, 2018
- Severn bridges: Final day of at least 800 years of tolls - The first written reference of a toll to cross the Severn Estuary was in a 12th Century document.
- Severn tolls: Prince of Wales Bridge booths demolished - Demolition teams move in on the toll booths at the Prince of Wales Bridge ahead of the charge being removed.
- Beaufort Hunt banned from council land for New Year's Day Hunt - The Beaufort Hunt has traditionally met on Tetbury Town Council land for its New Year's Day hunt.
- Steiff teddy bears X-rayed at vets sell for £10,400 - The 'exceptional occurrence' of a pair of Steiff bears meant they exceeded their estimated value.
Scams On The Rise
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013
KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.
The top ten are the rare metals scam, pensions liberation fraud, mobility aids, dodgy job offers (if it sounds too good to be true it probably is), lotteries, truancy fraud, wine scams, love (dating websites), land barking and carbon credit trading. It is important that you can spot a scam or fraud before it takes place, remember it can happen to anyone of us. Note: If it sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.