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Suspicious Vehicle in Dennington

12 November 2018

Week beginning 5th November there was a suspicious vehicle in the village. It was a white van and the occupants, when challenged, asked if the parishioner had any scrap metal. Parishioners are asked to keep a look out for this or any other vehicle behaving in a suspicious manner and phone the police to report the incident. Also, let us know by email and we can add the details to the site for others to read.

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Hollesley Bay Absconder - Jerry Sergeant

12 November 2018

 Police are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded.

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Framlingham Town Council News

8 November 2018

Framlingham Town Council Newsletter contains some aspects that you may find interesting:

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Scam Cold Calls pretending to be HMRC

2 November 2018

Police are warning residents to be wary of cold callers following incidents in the county. Officers have received around 100 calls this week from residents concerned about cold calls from scammers claiming to be from HMRC.

In most cases, scammers have claimed to be from HMRC stating that the person is involved owes payment for a fine. Often this includes leaving a message on answer phones asking the public to call to make payments/ threatening arrest for non-payment and requesting i-tunes vouchers or bitcoins used to pay the debt - these then ask the recipients to call them to make payment or read the codes off the back of vouchers.

Resident should put the phone down on these callers and no money/ vouchers should ever be handed over as these are scam calls.

An HMRC spokesperson said: "HMRC takes security extremely seriously. We are aware that some people have received telephone calls from individuals claiming to be from HMRC. We have a well-known brand, which criminals abuse to add credibility to their scams. These scams often involve people receiving a call out of the blue and being told that HMRC is investigating them. If you can’t verify the identity of the caller, we recommend that you do not speak to them."

Anyone concerned about incidents should follow this advice:

HMRC Advice:

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Police Advice for Halloween

27 October 2018

 

Suffolk residents are being reminded to display Halloween posters in their homes to let trick-or-treaters know if they are welcome or not.

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Suffolk Constabulary’s Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner

27 October 2018

Suffolk Constabulary’s Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner will be on hand to answer your questions in an online discussion on Monday 29th October between 6pm and 8pm.

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Stolen Trailer

15 October 2018

Police are appealing for information and/or sightings of a trailer that was stolen from a farmyard in Rendham.  

The theft occurred between 5pm Friday 12 October and 7.45am Saturday 13 October, entry was gained to a yard on Bruisyard Road Rendham via an unlocked gate.  An Ifor Williams 12 foot flatbed multi axle trailer (serial number SCK00000379339) was driven away.  Registration at the time of the theft was P16 RDB, and faded sign writing of ‘SWANNS NURSURIES on the side.

If you have any information about this crime, or the whereabouts of this trailer, please contact Suffolk Police via 101 quoting crime reference 37/59185/18 or use the online crime reporting link - http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/report-something.

 

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Sizewell C Project

11 October 2018

Sizewell C Project Update
Thank you for taking the time to read this latest email to Parish Councils in East Suffolk about Sizewell C, the project to build a new nuclear power station north of Sizewell B on the Suffolk coast.
You may have seen in the media over the last few weeks that we intend to launch our next stage of public consultation on the Sizewell C proposals early next year. The consultation will run for twelve weeks and will include lots of information about the power station itself and also the associated developments that will be needed to help build the station over a ten-year period, such as park and ride sites, an accommodation campus for workers, and road and rail improvements.

EDF Energy’s Managing Director of Nuclear Development Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson with local representatives
Sizewell C will present a lot of opportunities to Suffolk and the East of England. The project will provide jobs and contracts for East Anglian firms and we will be investing in education and skills to help create the workforce we need to deliver this major project.

The construction of Sizewell C will have impacts, and we need to consult local communities on the best way of mitigating the effects of construction and operation in due course. To that end, we have commissioned a company called Ardent to identify parties who may be affected by our proposals. Ardent will write to land and property owners living near sites where the construction impacts may be experienced. It is important that we know who owns and lives in property nearby so we can make sure they are consulted and we understand their views on our proposals. We will of course be engaging directly with parish councils and all other residents as well.

Should you hear from anyone in your parish who has received a ‘Request for Information' (RFI) letter from Ardent on behalf of EDF Energy, please note this does not necessarily mean we are proposing any development on their land or home. At this stage we simply need the correct details so we can engage directly with residents who may be affected by construction activity – however minimal the impact may be.

Please do not hesitate to contact us on Freephone 0800 197 6102 if you have any questions.
Community and business engagement
Following a speech to the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in June, EDF Energy Chief Executive Simone Rossi was invited back to Suffolk by community and business leaders in September.

EDF Energy Chief Executive Simone Rossi speaking to Suffolk Businesses
Alongside Nuclear Development MD Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson and the senior team, Simone talked to the community groups about progress with the Sizewell C project. They were keen to understand the issues raised by local residents and how the project might deliver benefits for Suffolk.

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Women's Institute

7 October 2018

The next W.I Meeting (November 14th), will be in Dennington School Hall at the normal time: 7.30pm
As parking is limited, please share lifts if possible. 

 

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Business Cold Callers

2 October 2018

Police have issued a warning to businesses to be vigilant to cold callers following two incidents in Norfolk and Suffolk. 

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