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Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • 150 stolen bikes recovered in London
  • 30 April 2013 | 0 Comments
  • Police in London have launched a campaign to reunite cyclists with their stolen bikes after they recovered 150 models in a raid. Leabridge Safer Neighbourhoods Team (SNT) found the bikes at an address in Chatsworth Road, Clapton. Two men, aged 42 and 55, were arrested on suspicion of theft, handling stolen goods and possession of Class B drugs at the … More

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  • Experiment cuts bike theft at university
  • 29 April 2013 | 0 Comments
  • Researchers at Newcastle University have found they can deter bike thieves by placing pictures of eyes above cycle racks. Over the course of a two-year experiment, academics at the university managed to lower thefts by 62 per cent. They also found that the number of bikes stolen in areas which didn't have the pictures of eyes rose by 63 per … More

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  • Family rescued from Solent boat fire
  • 26 April 2013 | 0 Comments
  • A number of people had to be rescued from a motor boat in the Solent after it caught fire. The family of four were a mile from the coast when the engine of their 36 ft leisure cruiser burst into flames on Sunday evening (April 21st). Another boat was close by and was able to pick them up before a … More

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  • Appeal launched after camera equipment theft
  • 25 April 2013 | 0 Comments
  • A keen photographer from Worcester may have to make a claim on his camera insurance after thieves broke into his flat and stole more than £4,000 worth of equipment. It is believed the burglars got into the property through an insecure back window on April 12th. They took a bag containing a number of items, including a Nikon D300 DSLR … More

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  • Caravan fire tackled by crews
  • 23 April 2013 | 0 Comments
  • Firefighters in East Anglia had to spend an hour and a half trying to tackle a caravan fire on Saturday night (April 20th). The blaze is believed to have started around 22:00 BST that evening on Aylsham Road in Felmingham. Fire crews from Aylsham, Cromer and North Walsham were called to the scene and they used main and hose reel … More

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  • Mountain bike stolen in Harrogate
  • 22 April 2013 | 0 Comments
  • Police in North Yorkshire are looking for people who may have information regarding the theft of an expensive mountain bike in Harrogate.4 The bike, a black and white Specialized Camber Comp 29, is worth around £2,000 and was taken from a holiday lodge at the Rudding Park site either last Monday or Tuesday (April 15th or 16th). An image of … More

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  • The Master 2013 is over, but how did four-time champ, Tiger Woods, Fare?
  • 19 April 2013 | 0 Comments
  • E&L® Insurance provides specialist niche insurance products. The company is a well known and established provider of personal line niche schemes and have been in business for more than 75 years. We strive to provide a first class claims and customer service on products that offer comprehensive cover and competitive premiums for a variety of insurance products. Our main insurance … More

  • Stolen bikes returned to owner
  • 18 April 2013 | 0 Comments
  • A keen cyclist from Kew, South West London has been reunited with two treasured bikes which were stolen last week. The bikes were found abandoned around a mile and a half away in Chiswick. Both of the bikes had security marks from the local police force, meaning they were swiftly returned to their rightful owner. Alexis Nisiforou, a police constable … More

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  • Objections raised to caravan park
  • 18 April 2013 | 0 Comments
  • Plans for a new caravan park in Cumbria are being opposed by local residents. Owners of Greenfield Farm in Houghton near Carlisle have submitted an application for planning permission to convert the site into a park for up to 20 touring caravans. However, a number of local people have raised concerns because there are already a number of similar parks … More

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  • Security measures taken at caravan park
  • 17 April 2013 | 0 Comments
  • A caravan park owner in the north-east of England is currently considering having a permanent warden on her site after a spate of vandalism. Kathleen Daly, who runs the Benholme site in Eggleston, County Durham, has already lodged a planning permission request with her local council to transform one caravan into residential accommodation for the warden. In the past, a … More

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