We have had reports from the police about doorstep criminals offering gardening work in the Herne Bay area.
- Two men are cold calling people, driving a white transit van.
- They offer to do gardening work.
- They ask for a deposit, in cash.
- The men take the deposit but do not return to carry out any work.
What to do:
- Do not respond to cold callers.
- Report to Kent Police on 101.
- If you ask them to leave and they don’t, contact the police on 999.
- If you need work carrying out get three quotes.
- Find a trader who is Trading Standards Checked or is a member of Checkatrade who is Trading Standards Approved.
Please warn vulnerable family members, friends and neighbours.