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To Be Winter Ready, you should:
Know your free emergency numbers: in a power cut dial 105 or for a gas emergency, dial 0800 111999
Prepare your home – keep a torch handy and get your appliances serviced by a Gas Safe registered engineer to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Vulnerable households can get extra support by signing up to the Priority Services Register. Contact your gas or electricity network to find out more.
Visit http://www.energynetworks.org/ to find out who your network operator is.
Keep your eyes open – keep an eye on the weather forecast and, if you have a power cut or a gas emergency, check on your neighbours.
Please be aware of an increase in the following crimes:
- Door step crime / Bogus Workmen - Please do not accept work from workmen / doorstep salesmen turning up unannounced at your door.
- Phone / Internet Fraud - Do not pass out bank details to anyone phoning you pertaining to be from Banks, Microsoft, Fraud Squad, etc.
If suspicious then please contact Police at the time.
If anyone wishes a security survey or further crime prevention
advice then please contact us
Many thanks, Graeme Stitt, Sergeant, Community Policing Unit