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Sunday 27 January Get Moving Walking Group

meeting at RNLI Martello Bay CO15 1BW

 

Walk your way to good health this winter!  A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active!  Sundays, 11am – 12.30pm

 

A FREE WAY TO INCREASE YOUR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY!

Available on the day mobile 07379 145 536

 

If you can't join us this time, why not come along to our next Sunday walk on 3rd February meeting at Tamarisk Car Park Jaywick CO15 2HZ

 

We also run walking groups on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays - visit the physical activities page for more details.

 

Meeting points will vary, visit our website or facebook page for details of future walks

https://www.cvstendring.org.uk/hill-projects/physical-activities.html

www.facebook.com/CVSTendring

 

Cold Calling Intruder Alarm Companies

Considering an intruder alarm? Think twice before you consider taking an offer up from a cold calling intruder alarm company. Quite often they will use high pressure sales tactics, make you an offer that appears to be too good to be true, somewhere may be concealed charges. If you are told the alarm goes through direct to the police then “alarm bells” should ring, the police do not monitor intruder alarms, they go to a commercial central monitoring station who contact police on a confirmed activation and if a certain criteria is fulfilled and resources are available then police attend.

 

With any cold callers, stop give yourself time to think about what is being offered, do a little research before coming to a decision, speak to friends or family, don’t be rushed. Remember “if it appears too good to be true invariable it is” and “you get nothing for nothing”. If you need something done or purchased speak to neighbours and friends and take on a trader by personal recommendation, or Trading Standards “Buy with Confidence” scheme www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk or call 0345 404 0506.

 

Gone are the days when an alarm was an indication you have something to steal, there are so many out there now, and it has been proven that having an intruder alarm is a strong deterrent to burglars. Self-install or installed system, wired or wireless, bells only or self-monitored or call centre monitored, there are pros, cons and financial implications to each. If you go with an installed system we recommend that you use NSI www.nsi.co.uk or SSAIB www.ssaib.co.uk accredited companies (some are also “Buy with Confidence” vetted for extra peace of mind), and get at least three quotes to compare like for like.

 

If you have any further queries re alarms or any other security issue have a look at the Essex Police webpage www.essex.police.uk/advice/home-security/ .

 

Re-imagining Tendring - Creative People and Places

 

Local organisations and groups are invited to a very exciting consultation workshop to identify activities which the local community would like to see being developed in order to re-imagine life in the Tendring area. We are very keen to involve you and your organisation. This is an opportunity to put in motion aspirations and ideas to improve our community to inspire the people who live in Tendring and to help regenerate the area.

 

Consultation workshop on Tuesday 29 January

At Clacton Town Hall CO15 1SE at 2.00pm

OR

Harwich Festival Centre, Main Road, Dovercourt CO12 4AJ at 6.00pm

Lite bites will be provided

 

Please RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by Monday 28 January

stating venue preference

 

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