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Stables alert after tack stolen

Police are warning horse owners to be security conscious after several thefts of horse tack from stables in the area. A police spokesperson said: “Please ensure you secure your livery and mark it so it may be easily identified.”

Police warn of bogus callers

Police are warning the public to be aware of bogus telephone calls from people claiming they are from Microsoft or Windows, in order to gain access to computers.

Members of the public have received a telephone call saying there is a virus on their computer and are then talked through how to allow the caller to have remote access.

Once people have access they can find passwords and bank details.