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Essential Supplies for residents

Swanley Town Council is co-ordinating the efforts of local volunteers in the town to make sure the most vulnerable of our residents are looked after.

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Beware fraud and scams during Covid-19 pandemic fraud

Criminals are using the Covid-19 pandemic to scam the public – don’t become a victim.

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Rogue Traders target Maidstone residents

Residents are reminded to be vigilant against doorstep fraudsters following a spate of recent incidents in Maidstone.

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 – Scammers active in Kent!

Scammers and criminals are already looking for opportunities to scam people as a result of the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.

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Covid 19 – Coronavirus

The Mayor of Swanley Town Council Councillor Lesley Dyball would like to reassure our residents that we are monitoring developments that will affect Swanley and will be doing everything we can to support our residents.

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Annual Town Meeting

Given the advice on public events by the NHS and Health England the Annual Town Meeting to be held at 7:30pm on the 25th March 2020 will be a ‘Non Attendance Meeting’.

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Refund Scam Alert

We have received a report that several people in the Sittingbourne area have recently been sent fraudulent cheques drawn on companies like Sky, HMRC (HM Revenue and Customs) etc.

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Café takes on new lease of life

In just 6 short weeks the café in Swanley Park has been transformed with a new kitchen and serving areas along with hi tech displays costing a total of more than £50,000.

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Telephone Scam Alert – Domestic and General!

We have had a report of a Kent resident being called by a company claiming to be a domestic appliance warranty provider ‘Domestic and General’

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PayPal and Openreach Scams Alerts!

Please be alert to these two scams that are currently targeting Kent residents by phone and text message. Scam PayPal Mobile Text Message How it works: You receive a text message saying it is from PayPal The scam message says there has been unusual activity on your account You are told to click on a…

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Unsolicited Calls

If you receive unsolicited calls like in the example below, from someone claiming to be from a government agency and you think it is a scam

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Amazon Prime Scam still active

We have, again, had reports of residents receiving telephone calls impersonating Amazon Prime, telling victims their subscription will be ‘renewed’ for £39.99