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Latest: Aberdeenshire crime incidents &   School Gate Parking Banners

Police Scotland logo Police Scotland has provided a list of noteworthy property incidents (Homes, Gardens and Vehicles) which have occurred in Aberdeenshire during mid-February as a snapshot of the current crime trends. Read more pdf logo
The previous list (early Februaryy) is still available. Read morepdf logo
A campaign has been launched to help improve the safety of pupils by urging "selfish" parents to stop parking dangerously outside schools in Garioch. The Garioch & North Marr CSG has provided school gate banners.
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Latest: Water Safety Scotland's Drowning Prevention Strategy & Stop illegal drug gangs in our area

Water safety logo The 31st of January is the launch of Water Safety Scotland's Drowning Prevention Strategy. Please support the targets of reducing drownings in Scotland by 50% by 2026 and contributing to a reduction in water related suicides.
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Crimestoppers logo Crimestoppers Scotland has highlighted that illegal drug gangs operating in the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire area are exploiting vulnerable people. It is important that members of the public know how to spot the signs of this activity and how to report it to Crimestoppers 100% anonymously at 0800 555 111 or via the online form. Read more

Take Five To Stop Fraud & Sign up to get neighbourhood alert information

Take Five logo Take Five To Stop Fraud Week is part of the national campaign from Financial Fraud Action UK and the UK Government, backed by the banking industry coming together to tackle fraud.
To find out how to avoid fraud Read more
Neighbourhood Alert logo Police Scotland North East Division is urging folk to register with Neighbourhood Alert to get the latest information on crime prevention, community safety and resilience.
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Meet the Safer Community Wardens & Download Crime Prevention Information

Meet the Community Wardens logo Meet the new Safer Community Wardens who are now working across Peterhead and Fraserburgh.

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Retailers Against Crime logo Retailers Against Crime have published a booklet of Crime Prevention Information including advice on how to keep yourself safe when out shopping (PDF file).

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Read the Latest Aberdeenshire ADP e-bulletin &The Active Hub is in Inverurie

Link to the ADP October 2017 e-bulletin
Read the October Aberdeenshire ADP e-Bulletin.
In this issue; Alcohol Free Space Campaign; Macmillan coffee morning; ADP learning and development; Recovery cafes; Advice and help. and more Ö
Read more LARGE PDF File
The Active Hub for 12 - 16 year olds offering Sport, Art, Music & more will be at Inverurie Academy on Fridays from 7:30pm to 10pm from 1st September.

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Check Scottish Fire regulations & Local Policing Plan For Aberdeenshire Launched

Scottish Fire & Rescue logo Concerned by the Grenfell Tower Block fire? Want to check fire safety regulations? Check the Scottish Fire Law pages. Read more

Want specific fire safety advice for people living in multi storeys? Read more
Police Scotland logo Police Scotland and Aberdeenshire Council have launched a local policing plan for Aberdeenshire for 2017 - 2020.

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Smoke Alarm Tester & Protection of Contactless Cards

Image of smoke alarm tester Is it awkward to test your smoke alarm weekly? Do you know someone who has difficulty in reaching their smoke alarm to test it? The smoke alarm tester may be the answer.

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Card Minder image In recent times, with the introduction of contactless payment, thieves are adapting to come up with new methods to steal your personal data and information. The Garioch & North Marr Commuity Safety Group has purchased a supply of Card Minders which protect contactless credit & debit cards and has distributed them to Libraries in the Garioch and North Marr areas.
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Stop Hate Crime & School Parking Banners in Marr

Hate crime logo Hate Crime is any criminal offence committed against an individual or property that is motivated by a person's hatred of someone because of his or her actual or perceived race, religion, transgender identity, sexual orientation or disability.
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Photo of school parking banner The South Marr and Garioch & North Marr Community Safety Groups have funded banners to highlight dangerous parking on yellow lines and zig zag markings outside schools in the Marr area.

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Latest News: Emergency Contact Disc for drivers & Pass Plus funding for Young Drivers

Emergency Contact Disc logo The Emergency Contact Information Disc for your car replaces the old tax disc on your windscreen. It provides vital information for the emergency services in the event of an accident. You can download a copy.

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Pass Plus logo The Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership is still running a PILOT TRIAL offering £150 towards the cost of the Pass Plus driving course for young drivers under 25 years of age.

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A Drop-In-Shop for non UK nationals & Free Home Fire Safety Visits

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The service is available in Aberdeen
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and in Fraserburgh
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Minority Ethnic Housing Project and Shelter Scotland are working together to run an one-stop-shop providing advice and information alongside a computer club for non-UK nationals living in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Trained advisors are available to look at complex housing, welfare rights and employability issues and to help with applications forms. Animated fire logo Don't let this happen to you or to a vulnerable person you know - get a FREE Home Fire Safety Visit.

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An Updated Guide to the North East & A Guide to Scots Law

Cover image The Guide "Living and Working in North East Scotland" has been updated in various languages: Arabic, English, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese and Russian.

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Cover image New Arrival?
Learning to live in a new country can be difficult.
Welcome to Scotland: A Guide to Scots Law can help you understand the everyday rules and laws that will affect you in your new home. Download here PDF file. The guide is also available in a number of foreign languages Here

Local Funding logo Local Community Groups are offering funding for local community projects. Click below for more information.
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A new electronic speed sign is to be used in the Garioch area to assist police officers dealing with road traffic offences.

The sign has been purchased by the Garioch Community Safety Partnership and will be used throughout the Garioch area including in Kintore and Westhill.

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First on Scene logo First on Scene has produced four movies that will provide young people with life saving skills to help in emergency situations.
Would you know what to do?
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Police Scotland logo Residents in Aberdeenshire & Moray live in a low crime area. Police Scotland are committed to ensuring that the people living in our communities continue to enjoy residing in an area where crime is low. They have produced a Home Security Quiz which will help keep you and your property safe.
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Image of local plan cover The Scottish Fire & Rescue Service has published the Aberdeenshire Local Fire and Rescue Plan 2014-17.

Read the document - NB this is a large PDF file (2.2Mbytes)

Don't Risk It Campaign logo The worst accidents in Scotland happen on country roads - 3 out of 4 road deaths occur on them. They are mostly caused by loss of control and driving too fast for the conditions.
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Road sign logo A local Group has joined forces with Police Scotland and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to encourage drivers to stay safe on Aberdeenshire's rural roads particularly during the "Country Roads Rush Hour" between 3pm and 6pm when accidents on rural roads peak.
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Police Scotland is urging rural business owners to ensure they have robust security measures in place following two break-ins overnight. Read more
A total of 96 people have been arrested during a two-week crackdown on serious violent crime in the North East.
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Acquisitive crimes reduce by almost half across Aberdeenshire. Read more
Operation CEDAR will target road safety around schools.
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Police Scotland have issued advice on how to stay safe against Doorstep Crime
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Link to winter flooding advice
Are you prepared in case flooding occurs over the festive season? Click the image for more information
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Interested in setting up a Community Cycle Club to educate on road and cycle safety both for drivers and new cyclists?
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In Scotland, 1 in 22 homes are at risk from flooding. There are simple steps you can take to protect your family and property.
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Police non-emergency phone number
REMEMBER - there is a new national number for non-emergency phone calls to the Police.
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Fake Government Grants Fraud Alert. Don't be caught out!
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Don't be caught out by smishing
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Don't be caught out by an Amazon email scam
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Don't be caught out by a Lloyds Bank Fraud Letter
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Advice for Flood Victims: Bogus Trades People
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Fake Police Officers target the elderly - Protect Yourself.
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Protect yourself from Bogus Electrical Goods Websites.
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Don't be caught out by scams in online advertising platforms where items are acquired for free.
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Don't be caught out by Council Tax scams.
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Find out about the Contact Details for the New Aberdeenshire Carers Support Service
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Try the new Alcohol Demotivator at Abbeycare.
It's a new and interactive tool that helps individuals to stop drinking when they feel triggered... by clearly laying out the potential consequences in their life - both health and otherwise.
Child Sexual Exploitation logo
The Scottish Government is running a national campaign on Child Sexual Exploitation and has prepared a campaign toolkit.
The toolkit provides more details of what the campaign looks like and how organisations can support the campaign and obtain any of the materials developed.
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Minority Ethnic Housing Project logo
If you are from a minority ethnic community or have recently moved here from another country, and are looking for information and advice about housing in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire click the link below for more information in seven languages (PDF file).
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Problems in your community? Let us help
The Aberdeenshire Community Mediation Service can help resolve conflict between neighbours.
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What Goes On In The Mind Of A Housebreaker?
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Enjoy "a life less ordinary" by becoming a retained firefighter.
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Doorstep crime, from bogus callers to rogue traders, is a serious problem in Scottish communities and one which is often under reported but you can do something about it.
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Are you aware of the new law on drink driving effective from early-December? Click the link to get up-to-date.
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Download the flyer (large file - 790kb).
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Police Scotland have issued advice about dealing with bogus callers and workmen.
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Cannabis is the most widely used illegal drug in Scotland. Help weed out the illegal cultivation of cannabis.
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Safer Communities Scotland logo
Community Safety information is available on the Safer Communities Scotland web site.
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Identity Theft Logo
Beware !! Donít become a victim of identity theft or online scams !! Click the logo to go to the UK Identity Theft Advice web site, or
Read more here.
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Click the logo to find out about safety when you get off the school bus.
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Click the logo to learn more about the National School Bus Safety project which started in the North East of Scotland.

Sacro logo
Sacro aims to promote community safety across Scotland through providing high quality services to reduce conflict and offending.
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To contact the Aberdeenshire Council Dog Warden Service or find out more information in relation to Aberdeenshire Councils Environmental Services please click on the link below.
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ADAT leads efforts to achieve a healthier, happier and safer Aberdeenshire, free from harm due to alcohol and other drugs.
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Link to Link to the North Safety Camera Unit
Safety Cameras Scotland is the collective name for the North, East and West Safety Camera Units. It works together with the Scottish Safety Camera Programme and Police Scotland in operating speed and red-light cameras across Scotland.
Crimestoppers information & link to their web site
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