Free help offered to beat scams and distraction burglaries

PUBLISHED: 15:01 23 February 2009 | UPDATED: 08:34 18 June 2010

THE East and Mid Devon Community safety partnership is waging a war on distraction burglaries and scams by offering two free sessions to tackle the issues.

THE East and Mid Devon Community safety partnership is waging a war on distraction burglaries and scams by offering

two free sessions to tackle the issues.

Professional actors have been hired by the group to present a musical and story-telling event.

The first session will be held on Friday March 13, from 9.45am-noon, at the Manor Pavilion Theatre, in Sidmouth.

From 2.15pm until 4.30pm, the group will be in Ottery St Mary at the Institute, in Yonder Street.

Entry is free and refreshments will be served.

The police, South West water and Devon Trading Standards will also be on hand to give information and advice.

East Devon District Council, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, Devon care and repair, Home safeguard, the Lions Club and Ottery St Mary's Later Life Forum are also taking part.


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