Beware of Vaccine Scam

Neighbourhood Watch Scotland have received reports that a fake NHS text message is circulating, telling people that they are eligible to apply for the COVID-19 vaccine. When you click on the link, you are taken to a convincing fake NHS website that asks for personal details including bank account information. Any text message containing a…Continue readingBeware of Vaccine Scam

Theft of Sheep Coldingham Moor – Witness Appeal

Theft of Sheep Witness Appeal – A1107 Coldingham Moor between Monday 22nd June and Sunday 28th June 2020, approximately 30 sheep have been stolen from a flock of 90. The sheep were within a field adjacent to the A1107, Coldingham Moor. If anybody has seen any suspicious activity in the area it is requested you…Continue readingTheft of Sheep Coldingham Moor – Witness Appeal

Beware of People Exploiting Those Trying To Protect Themselves

During this period of uncertainty regarding Covid-19, it has become apparent to Neighbourhood Watch Scotland that there are some people who are taking advantage of the situation and are targeting the most vulnerable. Although we appreciate the concern that is being caused by the outbreak, please continue to be cautious when dealing with callers at…Continue readingBeware of People Exploiting Those Trying To Protect Themselves

Warning Regarding Telephone Scams

Following an incident in Dunbar whereby a lady has been scammed out of a five figure sum, Police are reminding people to be extra vigilant when they receive unexpected telephone calls, particularly from people claiming to be from their bank. Never assume a phone call is authentic just because someone knows your basic details for…Continue readingWarning Regarding Telephone Scams

Festive Season Home Safety Advice from Neighbourhood Watch Scotland

With Christmas just around the corner and presents piling up for the big day here as some ideas to help with your Festive Security and Safety Thieves know that over Christmas there will be high value presents and maybe more cash in your house than normal. Keep your home secure – lock all windows and…Continue readingFestive Season Home Safety Advice from Neighbourhood Watch Scotland

Sign up for Automated ‘Alert’ Communications

East Lothian Council intends to use an alert system to pass on information regarding forthcoming risks, emergencies and/or information connected to, a recovery from any major disruption. The automated ‘alert’ communication system allows immediate, specific, targeted and urgent messages to be sent to the public, who have self-registered, highlighting ongoing crime, missing persons and risks.…Continue readingSign up for Automated ‘Alert’ Communications