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Where can I report a suspicious / phishing / scam email?

Phishing is a cyber crime where criminals contact people by email, telephone or text message, pretending to be a legitimate organisation. They try to get people to provide personal information such as bank details and passwords, and often include...

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There is a loud party going on next door, can the police do anything about it?

The police can attend incidents like this and can ask the organisers to reduce the noise. However, the police have no powers of prosecution for noise offences, and it may be necessary for you to contact the Environmental Health Department at your......

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The dog next door is always barking, what can I do?

You should speak to your neighbour about the problem as they may not be aware that it is happening. Unless there is any evidence of the dog being mistreated then the RSPCA will not be able to help. If you do believe that the dog is being mistrea......

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The noise from the pub next door is too loud; what can I do?

We would advise you to contact the Environmental Health Department at your local authority if this is a persistent problem. All public houses and clubs are licensed by the local authority, so you should submit a formal complaint to them about this......

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