‘Water Board’ Bogus Caller In Waltham Cross
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‘Water Board’ Bogus Caller In Waltham Cross

Following a recent report in the Enfield Independent regarding bogus callers, Alexandra Locksmiths wanted to re-highlight the potential dangers and what to do about such visits. Over the August Bank Holiday weekend, a man had called at a home in Bullsmoor Way, Waltham Cross. He had claimed that there was problem with the local water supply…

80% of Crimes Unsolved in Haringey since 2010
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80% of Crimes Unsolved in Haringey since 2010

The Tottenham & Wood Green Independent newspaper reported recently on an investigation that they had undertaken regarding crimes in Haringey. Their findings were that crimes in the area yet to be solved total 80 per cent! The publication opened a ‘Freedom of Information’ request and deduced that Haringey Police force have filed ‘undetected’ as the…

New Year Resolutions – Improved Home Security?
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New Year Resolutions – Improved Home Security?

As reported on the Crime Prevention Site recently, if you are unfortunate enough to be burgled then research suggests that you are very likely to be the victim of another burglary in the time period immediately following the original crime. The reasons for this can be wide and varied, however some possible explanations are as follows…

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Ban on cold callers in bid to prevent distraction burglaries

COLD callers have been banned from four roads in Yate in a bid to stamp out distraction burglaries. Sunningdale, Sandy Lodge, Troon and Hoylake have become ‘no cold calling zones’ under an initiative led by South Gloucestershire Council’s Trading Standards team. Click on the link below to read more. http://www.neighbourhoodwatch.net/index.php?func=PageResourceStory&Type=&StoryId=3230&Library=Y Let’s hope it works and…

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Campaign warns public of distraction burglars

Crime fighting leaflet launched As a gang of prolific distraction burglars prepare to serve long prison sentences, Operation Liberal and the Energy Retail Association (ERA) are launching a new leaflet to warn residents about the tricks and tactics used by distraction burglars. The new leaflet, which will help prevent people from becoming victims of crime,…

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Have you changed the locks on your home when you’ve lost a set of keys?

The research, commissioned by esure home insurance, revealed that a worrying fifth of Brits (20 per cent) keep the keys to their old home after moving but less than a third (30 per cent) change their locks when moving into a new home. The research also reveals that an alarming one in five homes (20…