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Burglars not welcome in Lancashire!

A recent successful Police crackdown on burglary has seen the arrest of 43 people, 13 of which have been charged. The campaign, run by Lancashire Constabulary is the latest in a series of operations, targetting known offenders in the county.  By patrolling routes known to be used by burglars, police […]

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Beware of cheap phone chargers

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An extra phone charger is always a handy thing to have around.  However, a recent spate of fires and incidents caused by cheap phone and mobile device chargers, should make you consider whether cheap is worth the risk. A recent fatal fire in Sheffield, which caused the deaths of five […]

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Burglars should face tougher penalties

Damian Green, the Justice minister has said that burglars should face tougher sentences in cases where children might have been traumatised by a break-in. Enhanced sentences can already be handed down by judges, where children have been at home when a burglary occurred, due to the aggravating factor.  Judges are […]

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Police warn over increase in East Lancashire burglaries

Lancashire Police are warning residents to be on their guard after an increase in house burglaries in Clitheroe and Clayton-Le-Moors.  In the period 1st March – 25th March, Police recorded 13 offences in the area, compared with none in the same period last year. Detective Inspector Eric Halford said ‘The […]

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House fires caused by loose batteries

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Where do you keep your spare batteries?  If you are anything like most people, they will be discarded in a junk drawer, in amongst the rest of the household clutter you’d like hidden from the world. If you do chuck your 9v and AA batteries in a drawer, then it […]

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Hotel fire safety

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This week, a friend of mine was staying in a hotel in the US.  In the middle of the night, the hotel had to be evacuated due to a serious fire in a stairwell.  It turns out that the fire was started deliberately – my friend rather freaked out, sensibly […]

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Videofied – a new concept in burglar detection

Videofied is a brand new, proven concept in burglar alarm technology.  It is not merely a simple CCTV system, that records videos, which can be accessed by the owner, but a complete video burglar alarm system.  When activated, the system sends a 10 second video clip by GPRS mobile technology […]

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Anti burglary tips

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In previous blog posts, we’ve given advice about how to avoid becoming a victim of a burglary. Its well worth revisiting this advice and giving a little bit of thought to the subject, so that if someone has to become a victim, it isn’t you. Whilst we can’t secure our […]

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Metal theft and security

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The theft of metal is being fueled by rocketing prices for lead, copper, steel and iron.  Police and government crackdowns on metal dealers, has only partially helped the situation and if you are victim, the costs can far outweigh the price someone can sell your metal for. Churches are a […]

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Overall crime still going down

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The latest government statistics show that overall, crime has reduced during 2013. The figures, called the Annual crime survey and produced by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that crime has come down by 5%. Whilst this is great news, some crimes such as fraud, sexual offences and muggings […]

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