Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police are urging people living in the force areas to take some vital and yet simple steps to help beat cyber criminals.
Traditional crime categories – such as burglary, violence and robbery – have seen a steady decrease in recent years but cyber crime continues to rise.
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VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR
Those who are interested in serving the community in this way and want to become a candidate for co-option should obtain an application form for candidacy from the Clerk. Completed forms should be returned to the Clerk
Information on eligibility, the role of the Parish Council and its schedule of meetings may be obtained from the Clerk.
Mrs Sharon Downes,
Weston Hill House, Broadwas, Worcester WR6 5NH
Tel: 01886 821415
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People To Join The Special Constabulary
Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police are on the look out for a large number of people…with the right skills and experience to join the Special Constabulary!
Would you like to make a difference in your community, to the people and places that mean something to you? Are you good at solving problems or making decisions? …then you may be just the kind of person Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police are looking for.
If you think you could become a Special Constable then check out this new video, developed by both forces, to help you decide whether it’s the right volunteering opportunity for you... http://youtu.be/T4QOykJMSuE
The video will help you:
Hear from the experts who manage, recruit, support and train our specials as well as hearing from the specials themselves about how they fit in the role around their weekly work and personal commitments.
Special Constables are fully trained, uniformed, warranted volunteers who give up a minimum of 16 hours per month (four hours per week) at a time that suits them, to help police local communities in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. They work alongside regular police officers as part of the forces Safer Neighbourhood Teams and are an integral part of the policing family.
Assistant Chief Constable Gareth Morgan, responsible for the Special Constabulary across the alliance, said:
"We are looking for more volunteers to join the Special Constabulary in both Warwickshire and West Mercia to help protect people from harm.
"Anyone who is interested in becoming a Special Constable should watch this video. If you are a UK resident, over 18, in good health with clear vision you can apply. Specials can be any height and you don’t need qualifications, just honesty and integrity. We’re looking for team players willing to learn new skills.
"It is a big commitment but the rewards are plentiful. You will learn all about policing, meet new people, give something back to your community, enjoy new experiences and learn new skills. Not to mention facing real life challenges that will make you discover new things about yourself and just how much you are capable of."
If you are interested in becoming a Special Constable for Warwickshire Police or West Mercia Police, please visit specialswanted.co.uk.
Time for change at the Broadwas village hall will have a Special Meeting 14th August - 7pm. Meeting minutes are now available. DETAILS HERE
Love's Moods and Moments A madrigal group called "Sing we Merry" (presented a short concert at Cotheridge Church . . . SEE HERE
Strawberry Tea & Tenbury Agriculture Show - monthly report from the Knightwick Trefoil Guild . . . READ THIS
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In Remembrance: Mrs Ivy Allen lived in Rushwick for 50 years. She died last week . . . DETAILS
This year the Three Choirs Festival is in Worcester starting on 26th July. To get everybody ready for Europe's oldest festival ... READ THE BLOG
A service to mark the centenary of the outbreak of WW1 being held St Peters Martley.4th August -and- LIGHTS OUT initiative – reflecting words spoken by Sir Edward Grey, on the eve of - READ THIS HERE
Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is pleased to announce details of its new county-wide Apprenticeship Awards READ
Defibrillators save lives Councilor Peggy Tabberer has taken a much needed initiative and writes that she has booked a slot for the Heart Start . . . DETAILS HERE
Ordinary Meeting of Broadwas & Cotheridge Parish Council at 7.30pm on 9th June 2014 at Broadwas Village Hall - AGENDA HERE
Tour of Britain Stage Four, Wed 10th September, starts heart of Worcester travelling via Great Malvern, Upton upon Severn, Pershore, Evesham and Broadway FULL DETAILS
NEW Training Band for grades 2-5 musicians - starts Sunday 6 July at Elgar Music School - young musicians, adult learners, anyone READ ABOUT THIS
Following up their sensational recital in London, The Hepplewhite Piano Trio will be giving this year's Elgar Birthday Concert on Friday 30th May at The Elgar Museum READ
The Film Orchestra is developing into an all-encompassing project for film music fans - a 70-piece orchestra took to the - READ THIS
Worcestershire's Strategic Economic Plan priority projects revealed for projects to be funded from the Government's MORE