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Campaign to target uninsured drivers

Campaign to target uninsured drivers

Uninsured drivers are to be targeted this week by Police Scotland, in partnership with the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB), in a week of action, which will run until Sunday, January 28th.

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Hare coursing arrests

Hare coursing arrests

Police in the Borders and East Lothian have arrested and charged five men in connection with hare coursing offences.

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Scammers are calling people in Fife pretending to be HM Revenue and Customs officers.

Income tax scam - be aware

Trading Standards at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are advising residents that there have been reports of a cold calling scam, where the caller claims to be calling from HMRC.

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Record numbers of Scots use Crimestoppers

Record numbers of Scots use Crimestoppers

Over the last 12 months independent charity Crimestoppers has received a record number of reports from the public across Scotland, as the people speak up to help make our streets and communities safer for us all.

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Check doorstep callers carefully

Warning to be on guard

Local policing officers in the Western Isles are urging residents to be on their guard against doorstep crime.

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Drink and drug driving campaign launched

Drink and drug driving campaign launched

Police Scotland has launched the second week-long summer drink/drug drive campaign to coincide with a time of year when statistics show Scotland’s road users are at their highest risk of being killed or seriously injured because the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Warning over fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC

Action Fraud, the national fraud and security reporting service, is warning people again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

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Eilidh's order of service outside the Church of Our Lady, Star of the Sea, in Castlebay.

Island says goodbye to Eilidh

The funeral of Eilidh Macleod, one of the teenage girls from Barra caught up in the Manchester terror attack on May 22nd, took place this morning.

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