©2016 Shanklin Bowling Club, Shanklin
Shanklin Bowling Club Newsletter
“ROLL UP ROLL UP” read all about it!! March 2021
LET THE MUSIC PLAY Here’s some great instrumentals from the 50’s &60’s
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpAxg5V68ABAOar-BxO1ITXAysjlYv4DZ
OUR COMMUNITY In these times it’s all about Community so let’s all support all our independent businesses and I would hope at the next club open day (when ever that is) we can invite all these business people to our club to give a big thanks and perhaps a glass of something! Continuing on the subject of Community don’t forget your local community radio station Vectis Radio F.M 104.6 and On-Line click on the logo below to listen
This fine Station does a lot for the community and plays some exceptional music, and don’t forget our very own Ron Leleux hits the airwaves every Monday with the Mid Morning show 10-1pm and Fridays 10-12noon !! ***
THE DRAG SHOW THAT SAVED A STRUGGLING LOCAL BOWLS CLUB Ten years ago, a struggling bowls club in Ipswich, Australia – home to rail yards, meatworks, coal mines, and Pauline Hanson – found a new lease of life by staging a monthly drag show, Taboo. To read the full article from The Sydney Morning Herald click on the link below
ISLANDERS are potentially under threat from a number of new scams reported to Trading Standards. Be very wary of any unsolicited phone calls, emails and texts, and remember to never click on links in any messages. A resident reported a very worrying call from a someone claiming to be a police officer at a London police station. They went on to say that her relative ­— name given ­— had been arrested and they needed money to help them. Luckily, this lady knew that she didn’t have anyone in London of that name in her family and hung up, however, this could be very worrying and convincing for anyone with relatives on the mainland and who might be feeling vulnerable at the minute. There are increasing reports of domestic/white goods insurance scams. These appear to be very prevalent at the minute, and will call you to say that you need this insurance or your insurance has expired and you must make the payments. These companies are growing in number and the insurances are worthless. One customer who had taken the insurance out needed to use it as her washing machine had broken she is met with a wall of silence/excuses. These are not genuine ­— do not be bullied into taking them out. Reports of phishing emails from the banks, TV Licensing and Netflix have come through. This is a common theme in that your details are invalid, there is a problem with your account, click the link to put in the correct details. Don't ­— if you do, the scammers will have access to your bank account. Lastly, a worrying report from a resident who said she received an Amazon scam call but it came from an Isle of Wight number. This number will have been spoofed by the scammers but we are far more likely to answer if we think it’s a local number ­— be careful. If you are reading this, and you have a vulnerable relative friend or neighbour that you think might benefit from this information, please share it with them. Trading standards have also issued a reminder for people to ignore communications about the Covid-19 vaccination which claim to be from the NHS asking for payment, or bank details. NHS England will never ask for bank details, PIN numbers or passwords when contacting you about a vaccination. Report scams online at actionfraud.police.uk or by calling 0300 123 2040. Phishing emails can be forwarded to report@phishing.gov.uk Read the full County Press article here . Millions of Royal Mail customers waiting for deliveries are being targetd by scammers, Read the full article here. Islanders warned about teak furniture cold callers Read the full article here. ***
NEW SCAMS FOR ISLE OF WIGHT RESIDENTS TO LOOK OUT FOR!As reported in the County Press7th February & 7th March MORE  > MORE  >
©2016 Shanklin Bowling Club, Shanklin
Shanklin Bowling Club Newsletter
“ROLL UP ROLL UP” read all about it!! March 2021
ISLANDERS are potentially under threat from a number of new scams reported to Trading Standards. Be very wary of any unsolicited phone calls, emails and texts, and remember to never click on links in any messages. A resident reported a very worrying call from a someone claiming to be a police officer at a London police station. They went on to say that her relative ­— name given ­— had been arrested and they needed money to help them. Luckily, this lady knew that she didn’t have anyone in London of that name in her family and hung up, however, this could be very worrying and convincing for anyone with relatives on the mainland and who might be feeling vulnerable at the minute. There are increasing reports of domestic/white goods insurance scams. These appear to be very prevalent at the minute, and will call you to say that you need this insurance or your insurance has expired and you must make the payments. These companies are growing in number and the insurances are worthless. One customer who had taken the insurance out needed to use it as her washing machine had broken she is met with a wall of silence/excuses. These are not genuine ­— do not be bullied into taking them out. Reports of phishing emails from the banks, TV Licensing and Netflix have come through. This is a common theme in that your details are invalid, there is a problem with your account, click the link to put in the correct details. Don't ­— if you do, the scammers will have access to your bank account. Lastly, a worrying report from a resident who said she received an Amazon scam call but it came from an Isle of Wight number. This number will have been spoofed by the scammers but we are far more likely to answer if we think it’s a local number ­— be careful. If you are reading this, and you have a vulnerable relative friend or neighbour that you think might benefit from this information, please share it with them. Trading standards have also issued a reminder for people to ignore communications about the Covid-19 vaccination which claim to be from the NHS asking for payment, or bank details. NHS England will never ask for bank details, PIN numbers or passwords when contacting you about a vaccination. Report scams online at actionfraud.police.uk or by calling 0300 123 2040. Phishing emails can be forwarded to report@phishing.gov.uk Read the full County Press article here. Millions of Royal Mail customers waiting for deliveries are being targetd by scammers, Read the full article here. Islanders warned about teak furniture cold callers Read the full article here. ***
LET THE MUSIC PLAY Here’s some great instrumentals from the 50’s &60’s
OUR COMMUNITY In these times it’s all about Community so let’s all support all our independent businesses and I would hope at the next club open day (when ever that is) we can invite all these business people to our club to give a big thanks and perhaps a glass of something! Continuing on the subject of Community don’t forget your local community radio station Vectis Radio F.M 104.6 and On-Line click on the logo below to listen
This fine Station does a lot for the community and plays some exceptional music, and don’t forget our very own Ron Leleux hits the airwaves every Monday with the Mid Morning show 10-1pm and Fridays 10-12noon !! ***
THE DRAG SHOW THAT SAVED A STRUGGLING LOCAL BOWLS CLUB Ten years ago, a struggling bowls club in Ipswich, Australia – home to rail yards, meatworks, coal mines, and Pauline Hanson – found a new lease of life by staging a monthly drag show, Taboo. To read the full article from The Sydney Morning Herald click on the link below
NEW SCAMS FOR ISLE OF WIGHT RESIDENTS TO LOOK OUT FOR!As reported in the County Press 7th February & 7th March 2021 MORE  > MORE  >
©2016 Shanklin Bowling Club, Shanklin
Shanklin Bowling Club Newsletter
“ROLL UP ROLL UP” read all about it!! March 2021
ISLANDERS are potentially under threat from a number of new scams reported to Trading Standards. Be very wary of any unsolicited phone calls, emails and texts, and remember to never click on links in any messages. A resident reported a very worrying call from a someone claiming to be a police officer at a London police station. They went on to say that her relative ­— name given ­— had been arrested and they needed money to help them. Luckily, this lady knew that she didn’t have anyone in London of that name in her family and hung up, however, this could be very worrying and convincing for anyone with relatives on the mainland and who might be feeling vulnerable at the minute. There are increasing reports of domestic/white goods insurance scams. These appear to be very prevalent at the minute, and will call you to say that you need this insurance or your insurance has expired and you must make the payments. These companies are growing in number and the insurances are worthless. One customer who had taken the insurance out needed to use it as her washing machine had broken she is met with a wall of silence/excuses. These are not genuine ­— do not be bullied into taking them out. Reports of phishing emails from the banks, TV Licensing and Netflix have come through. This is a common theme in that your details are invalid, there is a problem with your account, click the link to put in the correct details. Don't ­— if you do, the scammers will have access to your bank account. Lastly, a worrying report from a resident who said she received an Amazon scam call but it came from an Isle of Wight number. This number will have been spoofed by the scammers but we are far more likely to answer if we think it’s a local number ­— be careful. If you are reading this, and you have a vulnerable relative friend or neighbour that you think might benefit from this information, please share it with them. Trading standards have also issued a reminder for people to ignore communications about the Covid-19 vaccination which claim to be from the NHS asking for payment, or bank details. NHS England will never ask for bank details, PIN numbers or passwords when contacting you about a vaccination. Report scams online at actionfraud.police.uk or by calling 0300 123 2040. Phishing emails can be forwarded to report@phishing.gov.uk Read the full County Press article here . Millions of Royal Mail customers waiting for deliveries are being targetd by scammers, Read the full article here. Islanders warned about teak furniture cold callers Read the full article here. ***
LET THE MUSIC PLAY Here’s some great instrumentals from the 50’s &60’s
OUR COMMUNITY In these times it’s all about Community so let’s all support all our independent businesses and I would hope at the next club open day (when ever that is) we can invite all these business people to our club to give a big thanks and perhaps a glass of something! Continuing on the subject of Community don’t forget your local community radio station Vectis Radio F.M 104.6 and On-Line click on the logo below to listen
This fine Station does a lot for the community and plays some exceptional music, and don’t forget our very own Ron Leleux hits the airwaves every Monday with the Mid Morning show 10-1pm and Fridays 10-12noon !! ***
THE DRAG SHOW THAT SAVED A STRUGGLING LOCAL BOWLS CLUB Ten years ago, a struggling bowls club in Ipswich, Australia home to rail yards, meatworks, coal mines, and Pauline Hanson found a new lease of life by staging a monthly drag show, Taboo. To read the full article from The Sydney Morning Herald click on the link below
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