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16th March 2021 - SME Brexit Support Fund opens for applications

SME Brexit Support Fund opens for applications. From yesterday (15 March), smaller businesses can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to help them adapt to new customs and tax rules when trading with the EU.

26th February 2021 - TrueCall Call Blockers Help Fight back Against Scam Phone Calls

New findings highlight a surge in the proportion of scam and nuisance calls as callers target people over the age of 70 to exploit new and unfamiliar processes associated with COVID-19, such as applying for swab tests and vaccines.

26th February 2021 - PPP Trading Standards Successful Investigation into Counterfeit Goods at Address in Maidenhead

PPP Trading Standards Successful Investigation into Counterfeit Goods at Address in Maidenhead. Following an investigation conducted by the Public Protection Partnership (PPP) Trading Standards Team, Nabeel Ahmed (aged 42) and Nazia Iqbal (aged 41), both of  Boyn Valley Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, were subjected to confiscation orders following a conviction at Reading Crown Court on 22nd January 2020

23rd February 2021 - Roadmap out of lockdown

Roadmap out of lockdown. COVID-19 Response - Spring 2021 The government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response - Spring 2021’, setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England.

24th February 2021 - Warning for Dog Owners

Warning for Dog Owners. We have recently been made aware that a number of properties in the South Oxfordshire area have seemingly been marked. The properties have been marked with differing coloured elastic bands, either around the gatepost or wheelie bins. It is believed the properties have been marked due to there being pedigree dogs at the locations.

22nd February 2021 - Have your say on the 'Active Travel' schemes in West Berkshire.

Have your say on the 'Active Travel' schemes in West Berkshire. West Berkshire Council is committed to encouraging active travel by introducing more walking and cycling opportunities throughout the district.

16th February 2021 - Stop Loan Sharks Victim Support Report 2020

The year 2020 bought new challenges for all support and enforcement agencies but the Illegal Money Lending Team’s LIAISE Officers quickly adapted their service to offer “business as normal” -intensive support to victims of illegal lenders who engaged with the team.

9th February 2021 - What is a Romance Scam?

What is a Romance Scam? Romance scams are when people are deceived online via dating websites/apps and believe they are talking to a genuine ‘match’ when in actual fact it’s a fraudster who is trying to steal their money or personal details.

8th February 2021 - CHIP & PIN Fraud Bracknell

CHIP & PIN Fraud Bracknell. Recent incidents show that fraudsters are still actively targeting shoppers across Bracknell, who use either Credit or Debit cards to make payments by way of entering a 4 digit PIN at the point of sale in supermarkets, or whilst withdrawing cash from an ATM at these sites.

8th February 2021 - Taxi Drivers Voluntarily Suspension of Driver Badges

Taxi Drivers Voluntarily Suspension of Driver Badges. Following recent enquiries between the service and the taxi trade regarding voluntarily suspension of driver badges, please be advised of the following;
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