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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. [caption id="attachment_1396" align="aligncenter" width="895"] Semi-detached three-beds carry the highest burglary risk.[/caption]   Accounting for 46% of domestic break-ins, three-bed…

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…

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?…