With exceptionally hot weather forecast over the next couple of days, just a quick reminder that burglaries are often opportunistic. So please check that all windows and doors are closed and locked when you leave your home unoccupied and also that they are not left open and unattended when you are at home.
Heat can affect anyone, but older people, especially those over 75; babies and young children; people with certain health conditions and people undertaking strenuous work are at greater risk.
Heatstroke or heat exhaustion can be prevented by early intervention. Please check on those at risk, including your older relatives and neighbours.
The NHS website’s advice includes these tips to help prevent overheating:
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