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Crime and safety advice

Community Safety Unit's 12 tips to a safer Christmas 

Feast your eyes on Santa's top 12 Christmas safety tips. The Community Safety Unit are embracing the 12 days of Christmas by offering you 12 top tips to stay safe while having fun. They include keeping valuables out of sight, planning your nights out and keeping yourself well. 

For more information and useful advice please visit the web pages below :

Kent Police - Crime prevention:

This advice offers best practice for you to follow alongside practical crime prevention methods: from basic hints and tips to more detailed strategies.

www.kent.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/

Coronavirus guidance:

Guidance for the Christmas period.

www.gov.uk/guidance/guidance-for-the-christmas-period

Coronavirus – support for community:

Please note that during the Covid 19 Pandemic services may change in order to meet their service user and government rules regarding safe delivery. All information given here was correct at time of publishing but may be subject to change.

www.dover.gov.uk/Community/Coronavirus-help-for-the-community.aspx

Domestic abuse advice:

Domestic abuse can be physical, emotional, or harassment or threats. It could be financial control, stalking, inappropriate sexual behaviour or shouting at you in front of the children.

www.dover.gov.uk/Community/Community-Safety/Crime-safety-advice/Domestic-abuse.aspx

Kent County Council and your local district council may be able to help

with the cost of boiler replacement or insulation through the Warm Homes Scheme:

The Warm Homes scheme is a partnership project between KCC, district councils and wider agencies, to help residents in Kent and Medway save energy in their home.

www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council/campaigns-and-events/warm-homes

Toy safety:

Play is not risk-free – and nor should it be – but we can control most of the hazards children are exposed to. Toys must be safe by law, but how they are used, and the age of the child are important factors in preventing accidents.

www.rospa.com/home-safety/advice/product/toy-safety