Bicycle Thefts

Please be aware that thieves are now targeting bicycles that are attached to the back of vehicles parked in the New Forest, especially in the Forest’s campsites and car parks.

HMRC Telephone Scam

Hythe Police would like to warn all local residents of a recent telephone scam involving persons purporting to be from HMRC (Her Majesties Revenue and Customs).

Advice to horse owners

Many of you will be aware of an incident where a pony died of natural causes in Four Marks last week.

New Forest car parks resurfacing works planned

Drivers should be aware of some restrictions to car parking facilities when the council carries out resurfacing work to car parks in Lymington, New Milton and Totton during October.

People’s Postcode Lottery Scam

Hampshire County Council Trading Standards Service would like to raise awareness of a letter scam currently being received by several Hampshire residents.

Want to quit smoking?

Stopping smoking is the lifestyle change that has the greatest single impact on individual and family health.

Distraction thefts

Please be aware of a recent incident of distraction theft in Tescos Sizer Way.

Royal Mail Email Scam

A scam email is currently being sent to victims fraudulently claiming to be from the Royal Mail. Attached to the email is the CryptoLocker virus.

Fake Bailiff’s & Phantom Debts

Action Fraud has seen an increase in the number of small to medium sized businesses being contacted by fake bailiffs requesting payments for a phantom debt.