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Consumer Advice

Doorstep Crime

Avoiding Rogue Traders

Useful information to help prevent you from getting caught out by Rogue Traders who call at your door... read more

Reporting Rogue Traders

Have you or someone you know been caught out by a Rogue Trader? Have you reported it to anyone?... read more

Distraction Burglaries

Information from the Cambs & Peterborough Distraction Burglary & Rogue Traders Taskforce... read more

Don't be afraid to say no

In this short, yet powerful video clip, The Office of Fair Trading advises how you "should" act... read more

Doorstep Pedlars

Doorstep pedlars - beware of young lads who go door to door, selling household products... read more

Nominated Neighbour Scheme

This scheme enables a neighbour to be contacted when an elderly or vulnerable neighbour has a visitor they are unsure about... read more


Common Scams

Information to help you recognise a scam and tips on how to avoid them... read more

Nuisance Calls

Guide to tackling nuisance calls, text messages, emails and faxes... read more

The Little Book of BIG Scams

The Little Book of Big Scams 5th edition is produced by the Metropolitan Police to make you aware of the latest and most prolific scams. read more

Friends Against Scams

Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams... read more


Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Against Scams Partnership (CAPASP) - helping to keep the county scam free... read more

Community Schemes & Policing

The Bobby Scheme

The Bobby Scheme is a charity dedicated to securing the homes of victims of crime aged 60 and over. They also help to reduce the fear of crime to non victims, disabled residents and victims of domestic abuse... read more

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch is one of the largest and most successful crime prevention initiatives. It is a method of developing close liaison between households in a neighbourhood, the local police and the local authority... read more

Local Policing

Find out what is going on in your neighbourhoods and sign up for eCops and Lincs Alert. Get to know your local policing team... read more

Fix My Street

Mapping and reporting street problems to your local councils responsible for fixing them – anywhere in the UK... read more

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Doorstep Crime

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