National Home Security Month Sponsored by Yale

National Home Security Month - October 2015 | St Locks

  October sees the annual scheme ‘National Home Security Month’ (NHSM) return. The program, sponsored by Yale, concentrates on different aspects of home security each week. Starting on 28th September and running all through October, the five different subjects covered over the coming weeks will be: Week 1 – National Home Security Month: Hints and tips for…

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Cleobury Mortimer To Pilot New Crime Reduction Scheme

The Shropshire Star have recently reported on the ‘We Don’t Buy Crime’ scheme commencing, in the small Shropshire town of Cleobury Mortimer. The South Shropshire location, in collaboration with West Mercia Police will be one of the first areas in the region to use ‘We Don’t Buy Crime’. The project will involve signs being erected around Cleobury…

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CCTV System Upgrade For Shrewsbury

CCTV system - Saint Locks, Shrewsbury

A recent article in the Shropshire Star, has reported on the planned upgrade of the CCTV system in Shrewsbury. There are currently dozens of CCTV cameras at Ditherington, the Monkmoor Recreation Ground and all over Shrewsbury town centre. Bill Longmore, the West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner has recently granted the sum of £160,000 in order…

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Burglary in Telford – £40,000 Worth of Property Stolen

The Shropshire Star recently reported on a burglary at a property in Telford. A substantial hoard was stolen from the house on Weavers Rise in Ketley Grange, Telford. Electrical appliances and Jewellery with a value of more than £40,000 were taken at some point between 12:30pm and 6:30pm on 9th June this year. According to police reports,…

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Arrest of 16 Year Old Telford Boy Over Bus Driver Robbery

The Shropshire Star have recently reported on a 16 year old male from Telford being arrested, after he committed a robbery against a bus driver. The youth had been bailed until yesterday. The crime happened between 3:30pm and 3:45pm on Thursday 12th March 2015. The victim, a bus driver had been driving along her planned bus…

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Security for the Garden in Warmer Weather

St Locks are the local locksmith firm for Shrewsbury and surrounding areas.

The Crime Prevention Website (CPW) reported last month on the need to ensure that your garden is as secure as possible. Particularly during the warmer months. In their research the CPW observed that six different police forces from all around the UK had published warnings about thefts from residents gardens and sheds. Indeed, the CPW quoted…

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Police Appeal for Good Samaritan to Come Forward

St Locks are the local locksmith fro Shrewsbury

The Shropshire Star have reported earlier today on the case of a good samaritan that helped a pensioner. On Sunday 5th April 2015, the 77 year old female became the victim of a robbery. A woman came into contact with the pensioner at approximately 1:30pm in Longden Coleham. She managed to steal the victims purse from…

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New Year, New Levels of Home Security

Home security advice from Saint Locks

The Crime Prevention website recently posted an article offering advice on home security, which Saint Locks would also like to promote for our customers. After all, your home should be your sanctuary and keeping it as secure as possible is very important.   British Insurance Approved Locks Having quality locks fitted on all of your entrance…

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“A tip when viewing a property..”

uPVC lock advice from Saint Locks, Shrewsbury

When viewing a property do not be afraid to try “all” the UPVC doors and test that the handles operate smoothly and that the key turns with little resistance, always ask to see all doors opened and try them out. Dont feel awkward about this, it is your money you are spending should you go…

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