Friday, 28 September 2018

@NAT - Beware computer software service fraud

Never install any software, visit a website, reveal any personal information or financial details as a result of a cold call or browser pop up!

@WAR - Victim Support Restorative Justice ‏

A very successful week for one of our facilitators in Warwickshire - a conference went ahead as planned with the victim "blowing everyone away with her bravery and strength of character" whilst asking "brutal questions". The team are over the moon about this one. Well done all.

@NAT - Beware of telephone scammers

Warning after cold call scammers pose as police officer and 'Steven Gerrard'

Monday, 24 September 2018

@NAT - Let's cut computer fraud

The average age of a Computer Software Service fraud victim is 63! Fraudsters prey on vulnerable victims, doing everything they can to convince them there is something wrong with their computer

@NAT - Beware scam emails from TVlicensing

Check out 's top tips for spotting a scam email that claims to be from them! 📺

Friday, 21 September 2018

WAR - Update from Safe in Warwickshire

Warwickshire County Council

Wed, Sep 19, 8:23 AM (2 days ago)

Warwickshire County Council
Safe in Warwickshire

18-09-2018 03:39 PM BST

An estimated 160,000 children in England are currently living in households where domestic abuse is taking place. Womens Aid have launched a new cinema advert which shines a light on the hidden victims of domestic abuse: children. To highlight children and young people’s experience of living with Domestic Abuse, the video ends with the powerful message: “To watch this unedited, you must be over 18…or one of 160,000 children living with domestic violence.“ Warning: the following video may be unsuitable for children under 12. If you are over 18 and affected by this film, and would like support please call 0800 408 1552 or visit the Refuge Warwickshire website. If you are a child or a young person that is affected by this film and would like to talk to someone then you can call Childline –  0800 1111 or visit Childline. Young people can also visit The Hideout. In an emergency always dial 999. Advertisements
18-09-2018 09:32 AM BST

Warwickshire Police is appealing for people to ‘surrender their knives’ with a week-long knife surrender starting today (Tuesday 18 September). The Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife campaign will be running as part of the national Operation Sceptre knife awareness campaign. To support the campaign, Warwickshire Police will have knife bins at four police stations across the county. Knife surrender bins are located at the following police stations: Leamington Spa Nuneaton Rugby Stratford Many knives are held in innocence or ignorance of their illegality. The surrender gives these people the chance to dispose of the knife anonymously with no questions asked, by simply dropping it into a knife bin at their local station. The surrender will run from Tuesday 18 September until Monday 24 September. During the campaign, those surrendering knives will not have to give any personal details and will not face prosecution for carrying them. However, the force will carry out an investigation and seek to prosecute if they believe a knife has been used to commit a criminal offence. Throughout the campaign, local policing teams will be running events raising awareness of the dangers of knife crime. They will also maintain a zero-tolerance approach to people carrying [...]
17-09-2018 11:58 AM BST

Please find details of VAWG Training Sessions for professionals working in and around Domestic Abuse in Warwickshire.  You will need to book via Wilma. We have a structured approach of training pitched at a specific level based on expected prior knowledge and professional requirements. This will grow to be a full learning and development pathway. ‘Universal’ courses are for all practitioners and volunteers that come into contact with the public in Warwickshire and have not undertaken any domestic violence and abuse training in the last 2 years.  These courses need to be completed before progression to any of the ‘targeted’ training courses offered by the VAWG Board. ‘Targeted’ courses are for any practitioner or volunteer who works with those who may be affected by domestic violence and abuse Warwickshire. Targeted courses can only be accessed once the ‘universal’ Understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse course or equivalent has been completed. The previously offered Freedom Programme for Professionals is considered equivalent if completed in the last 2 years. Please ensure you read the information for each course carefully before booking. All courses are subject to The Violence Against Women and Girls Cancellation Policy, terms and conditions are detailed on the Wilma site [...]

@WAR - School dates 2018/19

Do you know the school holiday dates for 2018/19? It’s easy to find out - just go to