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Elderly Woman Scammed Out of £300

Alexandra Locksmiths are the local locksmith firm for North and East London.

The local London Guardian series newspaper, have recently reported on a police appeal that has been launched. The call for information and witnesses has arisen, following an elderly lady from Chingford had two credit cards stolen and was also scammed out £300. The police have released two CCTV images of men that they would like…

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Keeping Your Home Secure in Winter

As we head into the colder months, Chief Supt Dave Stringer, Tower Hamlets Borough Commander, has recently published some tips on keeping your home secure. Writing in the Tower Hamlets and Docklands Advertiser last week, he lists three things that make homes vulnerable to burglary: UPVC doors not locked with a key homes left in…

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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. Let’s hope it works and…

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Student’s Safety At Risk

Experts warn of gaps in student security Copied keys and substandard locks could be putting over 400,000 British students at risk of burglary, assault, fraud and worse still, experts warn. The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) is calling on universities and landlords to consider if the type of locks fitted in student halls of residents and…

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Your Home Security Being Put At Risk

Short Sighted Companies Putting Your Home Security At Risk A recent discussion on the Master Locksmiths Association members Forum has seen some heated debate. According to one report a local hospital somewhere in the country is sending all their service staff away on locksmithing courses. Whilst we appreciate the need for such departments to reduce…

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