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This message is dated Monday 28th June 2021 - Windsor

Alert message sent 28/06/2021 14:11:00

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FIRST: ANOTHER SEXTORTION CASE:

A young man was on an online chat site called ‘Hangout’.  After a while, the conversation became intimate and she asked him to carry out an ‘intimate act and video it for her – which he did.

Immediately he received a demand for £1,500, or she would share the video with all his personal contacts !

The young man is totally embarrassed and is desperate his parents and family do not find out.

Our Digital Investigation and Intelligence Team will help / assistance to advice the aggrieved young man how to clear his computer.

ONCE AGAIN – PLEASE TELL EVERYONE YOU KNOW – NOT TO VIDEO, DO, SAY, TEXT OR WRITE, ANYTHING ONLINE THAT YOU WOULD NOT WANT YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS, RELATIVES, NEIGHBOURS, WORK COLLEAGUES – AND YOUR EMPLOYER  - THAT INCLUDES EVERYONE IN YOUR CONTACT LIST – TO SEE !!!

NEXT: A HIGH COURT SCAM:


A resident received a phone call, supposedly from High Court demanding money.  The caller said they are coming with a locksmith as a warrant had been issued under a warrant for £480.  They said knew where the resident lived and would be there in 20 minutes, if she did not pay that amount over the phone.
The caller said there was an outstanding judgment from ‘Yell.Com’ and the money was owed from 2013. The resident has received no letters, no emails and no communication regarding the charge.

If you get a call like this:

STOP – THINK – BREATHE – PAUSE – AND PUT THE PHONE DOWN.

A MESSAGE FROM AGE CONCERN WINDSOR:

Age Concern Windsor have now resumed their group services for local older people in Windsor.
This includes:
Day Service - open Wednesday-Friday, 9:30am-2:30pm for morning and afternoon activities with a three course lunch. Cost £20 a day. Transport can be provided for those living in Windsor at a cost of £5 for one journey. They are looking to open on Tuesdays when we have enough people interested.
Coffee club - Tuesdays 2pm-4pm for refreshments and chatter. Over 55’s welcome, no booking necessary. (Not running 29th June due to kitchen work)
Sunday Lunch - 2nd Sunday of each month, open 11am-2:30pm, with a three course roast dinner served at 12:30pm. Booking is essential and people are welcome to arrive from 11am-12:30pm. If you have any specific dietary requirements please mention this when booking, so a suitable meal can be provided. Cost is £10 a head. This is open to anyone over 55 and their carers, no matter the age of the carer.
Other services:
Meals on Wheels is running Tuesday to Friday and provides a hot, two course meals to your door, covering Windsor, Old Windsor and Datchet. Most dietary requirements can be accommodated. Cost is £6.50 a head or if you are receiving income or disability related benefits there, is a discount to £4 a meal.
Befriending is running for Windsor and surrounding area, both telephone and face to face, provided these can be done safely and abide by government guidelines. There is no charge for this service.
All of their services run because of the marvellous group of volunteers. If you are interested in Age Concern Windsor's services or volunteering, then please get in touch. Office hours are Tuesday-Friday 9:30am-3:30pm - Tel: 01753 860685 or Email: info@ageconcernwindsor.org.uk

NEXT:  SOME FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES;

Places Called Home
This new National Lottery Community Fund will give grants of £1,000 to £5,000 to help improve community spaces and deliver sustainable activities for communities across the UK.
Projects must meet at least two of the following criteria:
  • Build on the relationships created during the Covid-19 pandemic to increase community activity and the number of people taking part
  • Encourage people to work together, creating opportunities for communities to live in a sustainable and healthy way 
  • Raise awareness amongst the public of the importance of connected households, neighbourhoods and resilient communities  
  • Develop a new idea, activity or way to come together that has emerged in response to the pandemic  
  • Revive or redesign community and common spaces to encourage shared community activities     
The scheme will close when it has received 1,500 applications or on 6 July 2021, whichever comes first.  Read more here

https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/funding

Clubs in Crisis Fund:

Does your club or community group work to get children and young people involved in sporting activities?

If so, we could have the right funding opportunity for you. We have just opened a new round of applications for Made By Sport's #ClubsInCrisis fund, which is aimed at giving grassroots sport a much-needed lifeline.

Grants of £2,021 will be considered for organisations or clubs who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, who need help to save, resume or adapt their activities.

The criteria has been slightly changed: the club or project within your organisation should primarily support young people aged 5-25, but this does not need to apply to your whole organisation.

Deadline for applications is 10am on Wednesday 7th July 2021

https://www.madebysport.com/clubsincrisis?dm_i=1X2E,7BPQR,KRA01R,TPVQ8,1

The Shoosmiths Foundation
The Foundation offers grants of £5,000 - £50,000 in the following categories:
  • Advance social mobility in the legal sector, and across the UK, in line with the Shoosmiths social mobility action plan.
  • Advance a carbon net zero UK;
  • Advance access to justice in the UK.
The firm will be hosting a live webinar on Wednesday 14 July 2021, 2-3pm, where charities can find out more and ask any questions. To Register:

https://sites-shoosmiths.vuture.net/57/1076/compose-email/invitation--shoosmiths-foundation.asp

Deadline for applications is 23 July 2021
For more information:

https://sites-shoosmiths.vuture.net/57/1076/compose-email/invitation--shoosmiths-foundation.asp

Warburtons Community Grant Scheme
Grants of up to £400 are now available to support charitable organisations towards broader activities which improve health, place or skills for families in their community.
Deadline for applications is 9 August 2021
Read more here:

https://www.warburtons.co.uk/our-company/sustainability/within-the-community/giving-donating/financial-giving/

Sport England Return to Play
This scheme gives grants up to £10,000 to help sports groups re-start, and will remain open until the end of 2021.

Their highest priority will now be projects located in areas of high deprivation as these areas have been particularly badly hit by the pandemic.

They particularly encourage applications from organisations working with communities who’ve suffered worse health outcomes and the most significantly reduced activity levels as a result of the pandemic. Their insight currently shows this to be girls and women, young people aged 16-24 and older people aged 70+.

They will now consider new or expanded projects that will safely deliver activities allowing people to become active – addressing challenges their audiences faced during lockdown.

https://www.sportengland.org/how-we-can-help/our-funds/return-play-small-grants


CRIME:
WINDSOR:
CENTRAL WINDSOR:

centralwindsorneighbourhoodteam@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
25/6  Friday 8.50 a.m.  Albert Street.  Catalytic Converter stolen from under a Honda Accord.  Ref. No:  43210279431
25/6  Friday 4.30 p.m.  Thames Street.  A witness reported someone stealing a bike.  Ref. No:  43210280273
26/6  Saturday 12.30 p.m. / 2.45 p.m.  High Street.  Locked up bike in a cycle rack stolen.  A dark grey, Cube Cross RRO ladies hybrid bike.  Ref. No:  43210281683

ETON & ETON WICK:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.

WINDSOR WEST

windsorwestnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
CLEWER, DEDWORTH & OAKLEY GREEN:
27/6  Sunday 2.50 a.m.  Parsonage Lane.  The residents burglar alarm sounded and offenders were seen to run away.  Ref. No:  43210282584

CLEWER EAST & PARK:
25/6 – 26/6  Friday 5 p.m. / Saturday 8 a.m.  Spencer Denny Centre, Park Corner.  Rear window smashed overnight.  No entry gained and nothing stolen.  Ref. No:  43210281259

WINDSOR EAST
windsoreastnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
DATCHET, HORTON & WRAYSBURY:
27/6  Sunday 3.50 p.m.  Horton Road, Datchet.  Car rear windscreen smashed with a ball bearing from a catapult.  Ref. No:  43210283143
26/6  Saturday 6 p.m.  St. Andrews Close, Wraysbury.  House window smashed with a ball bearing from a catapult.  Ref. No;  43210282267

OLD WINDSOR:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.



Please consider using our online reporting system but please note this reporting tool is not for use where a crime happening right now, the suspect is still at the scene, or anyone seriously injured or in immediate danger.

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Jeff
Jeffrey.pick@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk


NEWS UPDATE FROM NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

Hi, I am Valerie Pike, Chair of Windsor & Ascot NHW Association. The Association was formed in September 2019 and our objective was simply to help residents. In setting up the Association, we asked
How can each of us
·       help to make our community safer?
·       improve its spirit and neighbourliness?
·       help the Police to reduce local crime?
·       make our own home security better?
 
Starting up a Neighbourhood Watch scheme in your street is easy, and it’s free. Police statistics show that a Neighbourhood Watch scheme significantly reduces the probability of your house being burgled.
 
Neighbourhood Watch is about neighbourliness and making our communities and homes safer. It’s about being friendly and caring, and watching out for the elderly and vulnerable too.

Members of Neighbourhood Watch are assisted in a number of ways, including  having  free  home  security  surveys  conducted  by  a  local PCSO, to identify any areas in which security can be improved, and to advise  on  optimum  ways  to  safeguard  against  crime  and  improve personal and household security
 
But most of all Neighbourhood Watch is about helping the Police to keep us safe. They need the support of people who care. If that’s you - join us now!
Please contact us on contact@windsorascotnhwa.org.uk and we will be delighted to assist.

 
Message sent by
Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

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