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A Master Locksmith Helps In A Case Of Two Double Murders

A member of The Master Locksmith Association claims a key found in the garden of the man accused of two double murders in Pembrokeshire fitted a lock in a farmhouse which belonged to one of his alleged victims. Swansea Crown Court heard today the key was discovered at 66-year-old John Cooper’s former home at St…

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How Unscrupulous Locksmiths Hurt the Public

Illegal locksmiths cause annoyances by placing hard-to-remove stickers on private property. They further insulted residents and business owners by using fake addresses and phone number to avoid getting caught. This is a popular scam tactic for locksmiths who are in the business for the wrong reasons. There are an unbelievable number of locksmiths who operate…

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MLA’s London Region Charity

Members of the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) have donated £3,500 to the excellent Armed Forces charity Help for Heroes. The MLA’s London region raised the money for Help for Heroes by hosting a Christmas fundraising evening and a series of money-raising raffles during its monthly meetings. Val Stokes, president and London region treasurer, said: “Every…

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Ten Key Facts From Government Crime Review

A high powered team of Government officials spent eight months reviewing how crime affects communities in Britain. Click on the link below to read more. http://www.neighbourhoodwatch.net/index.php?func=PageStory&Type=Feature&StoryId=343 Alexandra Locksmiths fit locks, grilles, intercom systems, safes and all other security devices and we cover North London, East London, West London and Central London. Alexandra Locksmiths proud to…

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MLA to develop Nationally Recognised Qualification and Apprenticeship Framework (22 March 2011)

The MLA has long been concerned with the unregulated nature of the locksmithing industry and in particular the training that is available. To add to this the fact that Locksmithing is not a recognised profession (no SIC code or formal recognition through qualifications or apprenticeships) has also been a major bug bear of the association….

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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…

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Is Facebook really facing up to cyber crime?

The social networking giant has introduced a new way of securing your identity online with a social authentication feature, but will it catch on? Click on the link below to read more http://www.info4security.com/story.asp?sectioncode=12&storycode=4126931 Alexandra Locksmiths fit locks, grilles, intercom systems, safes and all other security devices and we cover North London, East London, West London…

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Why you should use a member of the Master Locksmith Association.

The Master Locksmiths Association is warning members of the public and businesses to be on their guard when using the services of unlicensed locksmiths. The MLA says that unlicensed locksmiths “operate in an entirely unregulated manner and may include those with criminal records ranging from petty crime, through to burglary, aggravated assault and murder. The…