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The Met have recently published a new video to highlight the problem of scooter theft in the capital. Their message is a simple one: \"The more visible the security, the less visible your scooter is to thieves: adding extra security makes it harder for them to steal.\" It's a similar message…

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I've just come back to the website after some considerable time away and so thank you to the people who have emailed me asking if I was OK, or simply missing in inaction. The truth is that I was in Devon for almost three weeks in May and June, decorating my Mum's house and then, after a rather…

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I just spotted this story in the Manchester Evening News A victim of a very worrying incident, Cala Grant, was stopped at traffic lights in the Offerton area of Stockport when two Asian men in their 20s tried to get into her car. Fortunately her car doors were locked so she sped off through a red…

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That was the matrix sign displayed by Lambeth Police outside Waterloo Station yesterday and according to the Evening Standard some Londoners are furious. According to the newspaper report Verity Nevitt,Goldsmiths University'sLabour Women's Officer, said: “This is criminalising &…

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I just found the following information on the Nuneaton and Bedworth Neighbourhood Watch Association website, which was originally published by GetSafeOnline.org This is important advice; just at the time when many of us are booking holidays Read on......... Never pay for accommodation by bank…

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In February this year, South Yorkshire Police launched the new ‘Hate Hurts. Report it.' campaign to raise awareness of hate [crime], increase understanding of the hurtful impact it can have and encourage its reporting. Since the launch of this campaign, officers have seen an increase in the…

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