"Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards have been made aware of yet another Covid-19 related scam via text. The below suggests that the text has come from Leicestershire County Council when it has not.
This service has received a report that a fake text message is being sent
Purporting to be from Leicestershire Council regarding breaches of Covid-19 restrictions.
We have NOT sent this message... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 09:22 by Lauren Withers
Leicestershire Trading Standards have been made aware of a scam, whereby, members of the public receive a text message advising that they are eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine. They are then encouraged to provide various personal information.
The following is now posted on our Trading Standards Facebook page, please feel free to distribute as appropriate:
Criminals are taking advantage of the Covid-19... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 11:21 by Lauren Withers
The Government announced this morning the tiers that each areas will go into when lockdown ends on Wednesday 02 December. The whole of Leicester and Leicestershire (including Blaby District) will be in Tier 3, the "Very High Alert" tier.
This means that from 02 December, new rules will be in place, including:
- You must not meet socially indoors or in most outdoor places with anybody you do not live with,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:24 by Lauren Withers
Senior council, health and police figures across the city and county have today (Friday, 20th November) made an unprecedented commitment to work together to drive down infection rates in the final days of the second coronavirus lockdown.
At a briefing this morning, they all expressed deep concern about a worrying surge in Covid-19 cases – with the days now being counted down to the end of the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:25 by Lauren Withers