GDPR – Mailchimp

Posted on Sep 26, 2018

SPRA Email Communication System SPRA members may register on our website to receive news from SPRA. Your data is collected by a third party, Mailchimp. Mailchimp holds this mailing list on SPRA’s behalf and broadcasts SPRA emails to those who have opted in to receive the communication. Mailchimp is an American company who agree […]

SPRA Rules 2018

Posted on Jul 9, 2018

SPRING PARK RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION CONSTITUTION AND RULES (agreed at the AGM 2017)   CONSTITUTION     1. NAME:  The Association shall be called the “Spring Park Residents’ Association” (SPRA).       2. LIMITATIONS:  The Association shall be non-political and non-sectarian.  In the context of this rule, the term “non-political” shall mean having no connection […]

Another new scam to be aware of

Posted on May 22, 2018

Magazine Advertise Debt Alert Victims receive a telephone call from someone purporting to be a bailiff enforcing a court judgement, attempting to recover funds for a non-existent debt. The fraudsters state the debt originates from the victim not paying a magazine advertisement subscription.   A variety of magazine names and publishers are being used by […]

New scams to be aware of

Posted on Mar 22, 2018

Dianna Fraser of Shirley Neighbourhood Watch has advised us … ‘Kent Police are warning drivers of a fraudulent emails, texts and phone calls from a company that claims to be the DVLA. The messages are likely to contain links to several websites that have been made to look similar to the official one. DVLA does […]

Theft from motor vehicles

Posted on Jun 30, 2017

We have received the following from our PCSO Dear resident, Please be on the look out for  GOLD coloured Volvo Estate and a Lime Green coloured V70 estate. No plate numbers, they are involved in theft from motor vehicles and Builder vans in the Shirley area. Both being driven by 2 white males Regards, PCSO 7312 […]

Careplace, a new online directory of care and associated services

Posted on Mar 7, 2016

The following has been brought to our attention As a response to the Care Act 2014 information and advice requirements, on 29 February 2016 Croydon is launching Careplace, a new online directory of services, providing information about •           care and community services and resources •           details of registered care and support. Through CarePlace, councils across […]

Don’t get tricked pt.2

Posted on Dec 5, 2015

It is a sad fact of life that there are people who are prepared to trick and deceive in order to take advantage of the unwary. Scams target people of all backgrounds and income levels. Such ‘con artists’, ‘fraudsters’ or ‘scammers’ are constantly thinking of new and ingenious ways to catch out the unwary and […]

Don’t get tricked pt.1

Posted on Dec 5, 2015

• Protect your bank account Never give out your personal bank details, passwords or PIN numbers. Be extremely wary of any unsolicited phone calls, emails and letters pretending to be from your bank or other financial institution which asks you to confirm your personal details, passwords and security numbers. Your bank will never ask you […]