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Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 - Loneliness

First published: 9th May 2022Information sourced from Mental Health Foundation The Mental Health Foundation started Men...

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Weekly Scam Article with the Daily Express

This article is updated every week. In March 2022, Louise Baxter (Head of the National Trading Standards Scams Team) te...

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British Sign Language for Friends Against Scams

First published: 7th March 2022 A massive thanks to Bolton Deaf Society for producing the Friends Against Scams aware...

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Doorstep Crime

First published: 8th April 2022 What is doorstep crime? Doorstep crime refers to rogue traders, bogus callers and di...

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Friends Against Scams Impact Survey 2021

First published: 4th February 2022 In 2021, the team conducted a survey for those who have completed the FAS training i...

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Action Fraud: Romance fraud campaign 2022

First published: 10th January 2022 Swipe left to romance fraud: Family members of online daters urged to help protect...

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