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Don’t fall foul of ‘phishing’ exercise

Police are warning about a ‘phishing’ email purporting to be from the Amazon website currently doing the rounds. The email states that Amazon couriers have tried to deliver a parcel (in this case a £250 gift voucher) but nobody was home. There is a request to open an attachment in order for the package to be redelivered. Police are advising that if the receipient hasn’t made any orders they should delete the email.

Stranger danger talk

Heysham Harbour Ward officer PCSO Karl Smith gave a talk to the local Brownie group recently at the Sefton Road Church. They discussed stranger danger,road safety and personal safety and had a Q and A session.

Bike security coding events

Police officers from Heysham Harbour Neighbourhood Policing Team will be offering free bike coding outside DW Sports (next to Morrisons) on Friday, April 4, between 2pm and 4pm. There have been a number of thefts of bikes recently and officers aim to make it more difficult for the criminals of the future. Come along and take advantage of the free service and work with the police in preventing crime in the area.

Marsh Community Centre on Willow Lane in Lancaster will be holding a free dog microchipping and bike coding event on April 16.

Local Neighbourhood Policing Team, Council Dog Warden’s and the Dog’s Trust will be there to help and offer advice. The event is between 10am and 4pm and everyone is welcome.