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October 2018 Newsletter

5th November 2018
2018, News
Off road bikes As the summer months come to an end we should now see a decrease in the numbers of off road bikes being used. This will coincide with the work that we have undertaken with Op Scrambler which has targeted known users of off road bikes.
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Extortion Scam

31st October 2018
2018, News
Cyber criminals are attempting to blackmail unsuspecting victims by claiming to have used the victims' password to install spying malware on the victims' computer. The criminals claim they’ve recorded videos of the victim watching adult material by activating their webcam when they visit these websites.
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September 2018 Newsletter

12th October 2018
2018, News
Off road bikes As the summer months come to an end we should now see a decrease in the numbers of off road bikes being used. This will coincide with the work that we have undertaken with Op Scrambler which has targeted known users of off road bikes.
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Scam Phone Calls – Alert

27th September 2018
2018, News
Watch out for these fake British Gas refund emails. We’ve had an increase in reports about fake British Gas emails claiming to offer refunds. The links provided in the emails lead to genuine-looking British Gas phishing websites that are designed to steal the usernames and passwords for British Gas accounts. Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text. For more information on how to stay secure online, visit www.cyberaware.gov.uk Message Sent By Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)
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Scam Alert – Fake British Gas Emails

4th August 2018
2018, News
Watch out for these fake British Gas refund emails. We’ve had an increase in reports about fake British Gas emails claiming to offer refunds. The links provided in the emails lead to genuine-looking British Gas phishing websites that are designed to steal the usernames and passwords for British Gas accounts. Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text. For more information on how to stay secure online, visit www.cyberaware.gov.uk Message Sent By Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)
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Boundary review

31st July 2018
2018, News
The Commission is carrying out an electoral review of Halton Borough Council. The aim of the electoral review is to recommend ward boundaries that mean each councillor represents approximately the same number of voters. We also aim to ensure that the ward boundaries reflect the interests and identities of local communities, as well as promoting effective local government.
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Watchout For These Fake Linkedin Emails

31st July 2018
2018, News
Watch out for these fake LinkedIn emails We’ve received multiple reports about these fake LinkedIn emails. They claim that your LinkedIn profile has appeared in multiple searches and provide links you can click on to get more details. These links lead to malicious websites designed to steal your personal and financial details. Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text. ​​​​​​​ Message Sent By Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)
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Firelink Enewsletter – July 2018

24th July 2018
2018, News
Cheshire Fire Authority has confirmed the appointment of a new head of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service. Mark Cashin, currently Cheshire’s Deputy Chief Fire Officer, was selected to become the Service’s new Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive after an interview panel and subsequent Member confirmation at a meeting of Cheshire Fire Authority (May 22).
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Update – Men Arrested Following Fraudulent Fish Sales In Runcorn

19th July 2018
2018, News
There is concern that victims of previous Computer Software Service Fraud (CSSF) are being re-targeted for “owed money”. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) reports that CSSF scammers are returning to contact previous victims, requesting that they pay money owed for a fake malware protection service they had provided.
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Follow Up Calls Computer Software Service Fraud

26th June 2018
2018, News
There is concern that victims of previous Computer Software Service Fraud (CSSF) are being re-targeted for “owed money”. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) reports that CSSF scammers are returning to contact previous victims, requesting that they pay money owed for a fake malware protection service they had provided.
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Courier Fraud

19th June 2018
2018, News
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified an increasing number of reports submitted to Action Fraud from the public concerning courier fraud.
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June 2018 eNewsletter – FiRELiNK

14th June 2018
2018, News
Cheshire Fire Authority has confirmed the appointment of a new head of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service. Mark Cashin, currently Cheshire’s Deputy Chief Fire Officer, was selected to become the Service’s new Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive after an interview panel and subsequent Member confirmation at a meeting of Cheshire Fire Authority (May 22).
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Tsb Phishing Attacks

4th June 2018
2018, News
There has been a sharp rise in fraudsters sending out fake text messages (smishing) and phishing emails claiming to be from TSB. The increase in the number of reports corresponds with the timing of TSB’s computer system update, which resulted in 1.9 million users being locked out of their accounts. Opportunistic fraudsters are using TSB’s system issue to target people with this type of fraud.
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Tsb Port Out Alert

4th June 2018
2018, News
There has been an increase in reports made in May by TSB customers relating to “port-out” fraud. Fraudsters are number porting a victim’s telephone number to a SIM card under their control and then using the number to access the victim’s bank accounts.
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UPDATE Sandymoor Playing field

26th March 2018
2018, News
Dear Resident, I write with regards to the Sandymoor Sports development on Wharford Lane, Sandymoor. The land is owned by Sandymoor Parish Council (SPC) and was allocated for a recreational facility for Sandymoor residents as part of the overall Sandymoor Development Plan. The new facility will be built and maintained by the Parish.
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Sandymoor Playing field, Wharford Lane

30th January 2018
News
Dear Resident, I write with regards to the Sandymoor Sports development on Wharford Lane, Sandymoor. The land is owned by Sandymoor Parish Council (SPC) and was allocated for a recreational facility for Sandymoor residents as part of the overall Sandymoor Development Plan. The new facility will be built and maintained by the Parish.
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Sandymoor Local Centre

29th September 2017
2017, News
The Council has been working with the Homes and Communities Agency (as land owner) to bring forward the development of the Sandymoor Local Centre. Both the Council and HCA are in agreement that now is a good time to bring forward the local shops and associated amenities.
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CREAMFIELDS Residents Hotline and Transport

26th July 2017
2017, News
Residents Hotline The Residents Line this year for reporting issues to Creamfields is: 0208 396 7751 The hours this line will be in operation are as follows: 14th August to 23rd August 8.00AM TO 8.00PM 24th August to 28th August 24hrs (from 8.00AM on 24th to 8.00PM on 28th) 28th August to 31st August 8AM to 8PM
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Sandymoor Local Centre

21st April 2017
2017, News
The Council has been working with the Homes and Communities Agency (as land owner) to bring forward the development of the Sandymoor Local Centre. Both the Council and HCA are in agreement that now is a good time to bring forward the local shops and associated amenities.
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Swans Reach Pond

21st April 2017
2017, News

Please note that arrangements for the aquatic weed to be sprayed shortly have been agreed under Environmental Agency approval. Please note, we will only be able to herbicide 20% of the surface area to avoid creating anaerobic conditions in the pond.

Thank you

Bernadette Tarry

Clerk to Sandymoor Parish Council

Road closure for highway improvement works

14th November 2015
News
The Parish Council have been informed of a temporary road closure for highway improvement works at Pitts Heath Lane, Sandymoor.   Pitts Heath Lane entry to the A558 roundabout at Sandymoor will be closed Wednesday 18th and Friday 20th November.   The closures will be in place after the morning traffic peak (i.e. after 09:30) and are likely to be approximately 3 hours in duration.  The closures will only affect traffic entering the roundabout and not traffic bound for Sandymoor.   A signed diversion route will be provided.   The closures are necessary to enable the surfacing for the new carriageway at the roundabout to be completed.