Smart security on the rise new figures show

Smart security

New figures have revealed that UK homeowners are increasingly turning to smart security using the latest technology to secure their properties. A recent survey by LaptopsDirect.co.uk of 2,001 British adults showed that 31% are using smart security, with 41% saying that they are me concerned than ever before about their […] Read more »

Three-bed semis most at risk of burglary

With more than 470 break-ins a day across the UK, new research has revealed the homes most at risk of a break-in and burglary, with three-bedroom semi-detached properties topping the list.   Accounting for 46% of domestic break-ins, three-bed semis are officially the most desirable targets for thieves, with four-bedroom […] Read more »

Burglary awareness campaign launched by Cambs police

Cambridgeshire Police Force is launching a new county-wide campaign to address the rising number of burglaries in the area. The campaign, called Operation Aware, plans to target offenders and raise awareness for residents and will see extra activities taking place throughout Cambridgeshire on top of normal policing. These activities include […] Read more »

Criminal gangs blamed for burglary increase

Organised criminal gangs are fuelling the increase in burglary it has been revealed, with offences almost doubling last year in some of the worst hit areas of the UK. Police have seen evidence that menacing gangs of thieves are spending weeks ransacking an area, before moving onto a new location. […] Read more »

Which? calls for action on faulty household appliances

A recent investigation by consumer body Which? has revealed that faulty household appliances are responsible for more than 60 house fires each week in the UK. This “stubbornly high” figure highlights the fact that Government action to remove potentially dangerous electrical white goods from homes is falling “woefully short”, Which? […] Read more »