Security advice after spate of local burglaries

Police are urging people to follow security advice after a number of burglaries in Trowbridge, Bradford on Avon and Westbury where car keys and vehicles have been stolen. Over the past week officers have been called to a series of incidents in the west of the county where houses were broken into and thieves took … Continue reading Security advice after spate of local burglaries

Bobby Van service can help you stay safe online

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust is an Independent charity working closely with Wiltshire Police to provide an invaluable home security service. The Trust has been operating this scheme for the past twenty years helping to secure homes for the elderly, vulnerable & disadvantaged throughout Wiltshire. Responding to the changing needs of the community the Trust … Continue reading Bobby Van service can help you stay safe online

Stay safe from fire this Halloween

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to not let Halloween become scary for all the wrong reasons. Every year on 31 October, children and adults are injured in accidents where candles or fireworks have set fire to costumes and hair. Plastic capes and bin liners, often used as costumes, are also … Continue reading Stay safe from fire this Halloween

Tumble Dryer safety advice

The recent bad weather has meant lots of households with tumble dryers have probably had them working overtime. As such, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued some timely advice on how to avoid the risk of fire. Station Manager Graham Kewley said: “Tumble dryers contain powerful motors with fast moving parts that … Continue reading Tumble Dryer safety advice