Changes to Library Services in Bexley – Consultation 2020

Changes to Library Services in Bexley 2020 Start date Mon 28 Sep 2020, 9:00am End date Sat 19 Dec 2020, 12:00pm The Consultation Proposals 2020 sets out the options under consideration in detail. The Needs Assessment considers the current community need and future demand for library services in Bexley and the Equalities Impact Assessment considers… Continue reading Changes to Library Services in Bexley – Consultation 2020

Beware of new automated DVLA Scam email

A Bexley resident received a new phishing and scam email seeking to update her account information and claiming to be from DVLA. She alerted her neighbourhood watch. Please be aware of such phishing scams or report to report@phishing.gov.uk or report it to Action Fraud. Do not click on links or attachments in unexpected or suspicious texts or emails. How… Continue reading Beware of new automated DVLA Scam email

Bexley moves to ‘high’ COVID alert level

At midnight last night Bexley moved from the new ‘medium’ COVID alert level to ‘high’.  You can find more information about the new London-wide restrictions, including information about meeting family and friends, which businesses can remain open and dealing with childcare, on the government website.  The Prime Minister announced a three tiered system of local COVID Alert… Continue reading Bexley moves to ‘high’ COVID alert level

Bogus Cold Calling Scam

Residents are asked to be cautious if they answer the front door to a BT sales person.   We have received reports from the Belvedere and Bexleyheath areas about houses being selected randomly to receive a cold call.   BT Customer Services in Cardiff are not aware of any such house calls and state that they usually… Continue reading Bogus Cold Calling Scam

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Bexley’s Ageing Well 2020 event goes online

This year’s Ageing Well event is going online. From 17 October (The webpage will go live at 7am on Saturday 17 October (a coming soon page is currently displayed against this link) a one stop online Ageing Well event area will be available at www.bexley.gov.uk/ageing-well-virtual-event-2020 The online event brings together information on support and services on… Continue reading Bexley’s Ageing Well 2020 event goes online

Free Domestic Abuse training

A new project has currently started in Bexley which offers free domestic abuse training for professionals. Our training focuses on “honour” based violence and forced marriage, within this, we will cover the definition of the harmful practices, why they happen, case studies; we will show some films, legislation to support our cases, best practice, support… Continue reading Free Domestic Abuse training

Colour in a Poppy flower rainbow and put in your windows

During lockdown a lot of us put rainbows in our windows by way of saying thank you to NHS staff and key workers.  Due to the current restrictions, some remembrance parades may be cancelled, so let’s show our thanks to fallen heroes by displaying a Poppy picture in our windows.  Why not print off a… Continue reading Colour in a Poppy flower rainbow and put in your windows

Beware of DVLA Scam email

A Bexley resident received a scam email claiming to be from DVLA and seeking personal details to avoid the account being terminated. A screenshot of the email is attached highlighting the scam. Needless to say please be aware of such phishing scams or report to report@phishing.gov.uk. Do not click on links or attachments in unexpected or… Continue reading Beware of DVLA Scam email