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Statistics show that every 15 seconds someone reports a fraud in the UK.

Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards Officers are supporting vulnerable people who have become victims of mass marketing scams. Many Nottinghamshire residents contacted have lost thousands of pounds to these scams.    

'Friends Against Scams' is a national initiative which aims to inspire action, highlight the scale of the problem and raise awareness of scams.

You can help by signing up to the campaign and completing a short training package at

Anyone can register to become a Friend Against Scams. Upon completion of the training, people are encouraged to share their knowledge with their friends and family.


Southwell Road Community Hall, 1 Old Tannery Drive, Lowdham, Nottingham NG14 7PS

he by John Connolly – plus film screening
(film title to be confirmed)

Enjoy the nostalgia of early Hollywood and the genius of Stan Laurel by watching one of Laurel & Hardy’s best known films, and then learn more about the enduringly popular British actor, Stan Laurel, the little known man behind the derby hat. The bestselling author, John Connolly, will talk about his new novel, he, based on the life of the actor he has grown to know over two decades of research.

Tickets: £6 full/£5 concessions/£4 Festival Friends (including a glass of wine or soft drink) available from The Bookcase: Box Office 0115 966 3219

 More details of our First Friday, Film Friday and Autumn season events will follow soon.

We look forward to welcoming seeing you.