Bexley has now been reported to be the second highest borough in the capital with Covid infections per 100,000 population. Blackfen and Lamorbey Ward has seen a spike in cases. Bexley council are looking for volunteers to come forward from Blackfen and Lamorbey Ward to help deliver Covid information leaflets to homes in that area. … Continue reading Rise in Covid cases in Bexley – Volunteers required
By looking on official websites, such as the WHO, we can verify if a claim is true before we pass it on to someone else. If the information is said to come from a named source, try searching to check if they’ve actually said it. (For example, if it’s claimed that a news organisation reported… Continue reading Some tips about how we can all fact check information
Wearing a mask is one of the most important things we can all do to protect ourselves and those we love from COVID-19. But what kind of mask is best? The WHO recommends that most people should wear a fabric mask, unless they are in a particular risk group. Medical or surgical masks should be reserved… Continue reading What kind of mask should I wear?
With a staggering 1 in 5 people reporting to be a victim of cybercrime it is no surprise that over a third (34%) of people say they’re more concerned about cybercrime than physical crime. With Covid-19 national restrictions now in place an increasing number of people are more reliant than ever before on using online… Continue reading PROTECT YOUR Pa$$W0rD – in 3 easy steps
Everyone should be able to enjoy fireworks safely, whether at an organised display or in their back garden. Here you’ll find out the law around using fireworks as well as how to stay safe, and report those using fireworks in a dangerous or threatening way. Visit the GOV.UK for the rules regarding using and buying… Continue reading Fireworks and the law – Stay Safe!
The 10th November 2020 marks National Personal Safety Day. Our campaign this year is ‘Cyber Safety at Work’. The Suzy Lamplugh Trust has launched a pilot study on the increase in online abuse at work since the pandemic. Find out more details by downloading the Cyber Safety at Work information leaflet. Download the full report here: Cyber Safety… Continue reading National Personal Safety Day Campaign
Halloween is fast approaching. Although it may be a monster disappointment to some, with Covid cases on the increase, we all need to do our best to keep everyone safe. Families and young people are being asked to consider fun and safe alternatives to trick or treating, such as family pumpkin hunts, an evening of… Continue reading Celebrate Halloween safely and help stop the spread of the coronavirus
Gas Safety Week is now in its tenth year. The annual campaign brings consumer organisations, the gas industry and individuals together to provide a focus on all gas safety communications in one week, with the aim of generating media interest and creating greater public awareness of gas safety. This year’s campaign runs 14 – 20… Continue reading Gas Safety Week 2020 The Ripple Effect Film