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near Retford, Bassetlaw
North Nottinghamshire
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Read about every aspects of Safeguarding including latest Government changes to law-and-order regulations and police guidance plus everything from online safety to courses on all of these topics.

Latest scams - see Neighbourhood Alert above.

Latest news - PCSO 4280 John Dale is our local police link:

E-mail : john.Dale@notts.police.uk

Phone: 07971 784 181

Are you scam aware? Scams come in many forms, and they can and do affect anyone. While it’s impossible to know about all of them, it’s important to always keep an eye out for potential scams which can take any form - knocks on your door, text messages or e-mails - the list is endless! Nottinghamshire’s detailed guide to scamming is here...

Latest advice on what to do if you witness anyone being harrassed in public. Click Are You Okay? for more.

Government tackling violence against women & girls strategy here...

Nottinghamshire Police’s Retford area website here...

Get Safe Online advice for avoiding online
shopping scams - and not just at Christmas!
Read much more here

Nottinghamshire Victim Care have published a load of information and contacts - click on their logo to read their document.

For up-to-date and comprehensive notification of local crimes and related law and order issues, you can’t do better than sign up (it’s free) to Neighbourhood Alerts - follow the link above!

Environment Enforcement Offices have been created from August, 2020 to police littering and dog fouling with Fixed Penalty Notices (FPN) of £100 and prosecutions up to £2,500 for non-payment of FPNs. Read more on page 24 of the Autumn 2020 issue of Clarborough & Welham Newsletter here...

Cold callers active in Retford
We have had reports of males in the Retford area, going door to door canvassing for work.
Trading Standards never recommend employing a trader based on a cold call.
If you are considering having work carried out on your property or garden make sure that you get three quotes from reputable traders.
To find local traders who have been audited and approved by
Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards please visit www.checkatrade.com

Nottinghamshire Police are seeking to recruit more Special Constables. Interested? Then go to our Jobs & Volunteering page (top of this page) to learn more.

Advice on using National Phone number 101 when contacting police with non-urgent enquiries (5 July 2012). Alternatively, visit https://www.nottinghamshire.police.uk/

Do remember that if a crime is being committed or life is in danger, ALWAYS dial 999.

To contact your local Police regarding a non-emergency issue, phone 101.
Note that you may then be asked to choose the force you want to talk to by entering 1 or 2
to select Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire.

If you want to report criminal or suspicious behaviour, but remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers.