Community News

Local care home hosts scam awareness event

Avoiding scams is important, writes Natalie Crampton of Carlton Court Care Home

A group of people sit listening to a presentation

Carlton Court Care home were delighted to welcome Gillian Hirsh and Joyce Sullivan from Age UK Barnet on the 6th February. 

The audience, which was made up of the residents and the local community enjoyed an informative talk on personal safety and fraud prevention.  Gillian of Scams Project Support shared valuable tips on staying safe when out and about as well as online and in your home. 

They were also joined by David, Josh and Dora from the Underhill Safer Neighbourhood Team who were on hand to answer any questions.

Pradeep D’Cruz, the Home Manager at Carlton Court said “we are always delighted to welcome the local community into our home and enjoy hosting informative talks”

If you missed it we are planning another one in the autumn. The date is still to be confirmed but if you want to be added to our mailing list please email Natalie Crampton our Business Development Manager on [email protected] or call on 0208 447 4790.


No news is bad news 

Independent news outlets like ours – reporting for the community without rich backers – are under threat of closure, turning British towns into news deserts. 

The audiences they serve know less, understand less, and can do less. 

In celebration of Indie News Week, Public Interest News Foundation's Indie News Fund will match fund all donations, including new annual supporter subscriptions for the month of June.

If our coverage has helped you understand our community a little bit better, please consider supporting us with a monthly, yearly or one-off donation. 

Choose the news. Don’t lose the news.

Monthly direct debit 

Annual direct debit

£5 per month supporters get a digital copy of each month’s paper before anyone else, £10 per month supporters get a digital copy of each month’s paper before anyone else and a print copy posted to them each month. £50 annual supporters get a digital copy of each month's paper before anyone else. £84 annual supporters get a print copy by post and a digital copy of each month's before anyone else.

Donate now with Pay Pal

More information on supporting us monthly 

More Information about donations