Campaigns & Appeals

Advocacy Focus 20:20

Advocacy Focus 20:20 – Get Involved

Want to give back to your community? This is your chance…

Imagine not being able to say what you like, where you want to live or tell someone about your worries or fears. Or imagine, getting a chance to say this but no one listens to you. How often do (…)

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Considerate Neighbours

Search for Considerate Neighbours 2018

Neighbourhood Watch and Co-op Insurance have launched a nationwide search to celebrate some of the best and most considerate neighbours of 2018!

They’re urging people to nominate the most deserving good neighbours and there is also an opportunity to put forward your ‘Hero Next Door’ for a true act of (…)

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Tea & talk

Mental Health Foundation – Tea & Talk

Hold a Tea & Talk to mark World Mental Health Day 2018

Tea & Talk is  flagship fundraiser and marks World Mental Health Day on 10th October.  Since its conception in 2009, Tea & Talk has had thousands of sign-ups and raised over £150,000 for the Mental (…)

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amazon fake emails

Fake emails are after your Amazon login details!

Action Fraud have had an increased number of reports about these fake emails purporting to be from Amazon.

The subject line and content of the emails vary, but they all contain links leading to phishing websites designed to steal your Amazon login details.

Always question unsolicited requests for your (…)

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scam alert

Alert – Bogus Builders And Rogue Traders

Lancashire Constabulary want to let you know that they continue to get reports of rogue traders and bogus builders targeting people in Lancashire.

Those in our communities who are the most elderly and vulnerable are often particularly at risk.

Examples of their criminal behaviour can include convincing people they need (…)

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Spot The Signs Of Modern Slavery

Lancashire Police Urge Businesses To Spot The Signs Of Modern Slavery

Lancashire Police is asking businesses in the construction and food processing industries to be on the lookout for employees who may have been trafficked into forced labour.

Modern slavery can take many forms and recent statistics show that 47 (…)

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Fake Argos Texts

Scam Alert – Fake Argos Texts

Watch out for these fake Argos texts offering refunds

These fake text messages purport to be from Argos and claim that you’re owed a refund. The link in the messages lead to phishing websites designed to steal your personal information, as well as payment details.

Always question unsolicited requests for (…)

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samaritans big listen

Samaritans Big Listen

On 24 July 2018 the Samaritans are hosting a 24-hour event called The Big Listen.

They’ve chosen the 24th of July (24/7) to highlight the fact that they’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round, for anyone who is struggling to cope.

Last year the (…)

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Saturday 7th July 2018 #NationalMeadowsDay

Putting Lancashire’s meadows back on the map.  Saturday 7th July 2018 is #NationalMeadowsDay.

National Meadows Day is dedicated to celebrating and protecting our vanishing wildflower meadows and the wealth of wildlife they support.

Bell Sykes Farm, Slaidburn are celebrating the day.  Their free event will feature rural craft demonstrations including stone carving, (…)

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Lancashire Man Conned Out Of Thousands Of Pounds

Police are asking you to be aware and share this warning after fraudsters pretending to be police officers conned an elderly man from Lancashire.

In the latest incident the victim was called by a man who said he was from the fraud squad and was told to ring back on (…)

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