Sat July 24, 2021
- Tewkesbury man first to swim 47.1 miles of River Avon - Craig Openshaw fights injury and illness to cover a distance greater than two cross-Channel swims.
- Gloucester hammer attacker Benjamin Wilkinson jailed - Benjamin Wilkinson, 19, attacked sex workers with a hammer he retrieved from the back of his van.
- Firefighters disciplined over secret Santa sex doll - Firefighters left the inflatable blown up at a station for days and were "crude", it is claimed.
- Gloucester ditches UK City of Culture 2025 bid - The bid requires "significant resources" and the council wants to focus on the city's recovery instead.
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.