Category Archives: Neighbourhood Watch

BOGUS PHONE CALLER UPDATE : 06/02/2019

These are numbers from LincsAlert members whereby the callers target has identified them as giving either false information, trying to gain access to computers or trying to obtain personal details. Current numbers being used across the Lincolnshire region: 01138 338938 … Continue reading

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Bogus TV Licensing : 05/02/2019

Beware an email from TV licensing claiming your payment has not gone through. It’s a scam. Unsure if it is “licence” or “license” they used both. Always look at spelling, grammar and language. They are often a giveaway. You are … Continue reading

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Attempted Shed Break In : 22/07/2018

There has been a shed break in last night between 6:00pm and 7:00am in Castle Bytham, where offenders have removed a screw in the bolt lock to gain access. Nothing is believed to be stolen at this time. If you … Continue reading

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BARCLAYS BANK FRAUD PHONE CALL ALERT : 06/10/2017

Scam Alert BARCLAYS BANK FRAUD PHONE CALL ALERT We have been advised today of a fraudulent phone call circulating in Lincolnshire. Scam details A phone call is received by a person purporting to be from ‘Barclays Bank Fraud Dept’ regarding … Continue reading

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Dogs die in hot cars Alert : 19/06/2017

To avoid any confusion about the action you should take as a member of the public, please see the attached leaflet which will gives you clear and legal instructions on what to do should you come across a distressed dog … Continue reading

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Criminal damage : 18/06/2016

On the 18th of June 2017, St James church in Castle Bytham was the subject of criminal damage. The offender has damaged the door handle, but has not gain entry to the church. If you have any information that may … Continue reading

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Burglary : 05/06/2017

On the 3rd of June 2017, the Blue Cow Inn, South Witham was the subject of a burglary.  The offender(s) have forced entry and attacked the fruit machines and tills.  If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact … Continue reading

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Theft From Vehicle : 31/05/2017

On the morning of the 31st of May 2017, a theft from vehicle overnight was reported on Station Street, Castle Bytham. The offender has approached the vehicle and smashed the driver’s side window to gain access. Once inside the vehicle, … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham Vehicle Theft : 11/05/2017

On the 11th of May 2017, a vehicle theft was reported in the village of Castle Bytham. The offender(s) have targeted a small black moped parked in a layby overnight on Station Road and possible loaded it into another vehicle. … Continue reading

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Operation Mastif – illegal raves

During the spring and summer months Lincolnshire suffers from a number of organised illegal rave gatherings. Whilst raves are normally located in remote areas, they do have a negative impact on rural communities. They damage land and the environment with … Continue reading

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