Helping Keep The Southend Community Local
Fri May 14, 2021
- The NHS Covid legacy - long waits and lives at risk - Nearly a third of hospitals sees long waits balloon, as NHS warned backlog will take years to tackle.
- Colchester pub crash: Man admits causing death of Stuart McClung - Bandile Xozumti was behind the wheel of a car that crashed into the Spinnaker pub in Hythe Quay.
- Banker-turned-chippy owner in Essex wins national award - Daniel Freitas decided to quit his stressful job in the city and set up a mobile chip shop.
- Suffolk Pontins death: Dad died after 'excessive' restraint - An inquest concludes actions taken by holiday park security staff led to a 38-year-old man's death.
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.