Monthly Archive: August 2011

Holt cycle marking event 0

Holt cycle marking event

31 August 2011 Police in Holt are running a cycle security event next week in an attempt to deter bicycle thefts in the area. To help pump start cyclists security a team of officers will be offering free cycle marking on Tuesday. Police will mark your bicycle with your home number and postcode with a property marking pen, making it less attractive to a thief and making it easier for police to reunite the bike back to the owner if it is stolen.

All cyclists will be offered free cycle security marking on Friday 9 September between 3.30pm and 5.30pm at Holt police station. Police are asking cyclists to take some simple crime prevention measures: Have a good quality lock for your bicycle D locks are often the most effective. Use a lock to secure the bike-stand, wheel rim and frame together making it more difficult for a thief to take Never leave your cycle unlocked in a public place – leaving your bicycle unattended even for a minute can mean it is gone when you return.

Find a suitable location to leave and secure your cycle dark alleys, drain-pipes and posts are all best avoided. Get your bike security marked by your local Safer Neighbourhood Team or crime prevention officer making it readily identifiable should it be recovered. Overnight, and if there is room, inside the home is the most secure location to store your bike.

Bikes kept in garages and sheds in particular should be properly secured. Members of the public are being asked to report any suspicious behaviour around bicycles for example where people are taking additional time to unlock a bicycle, to the police. To contact Holt Safer Neighbourhood Team call 0845 456 4567 or email sntholt@norfolk.pnn.police.uk 1 .

References ^ sntholt@norfolk.pnn.police.uk (www.norfolk.police.uk)

Norfolk Constabulary: Police clampdown on parking in Holt 0

Norfolk Constabulary: Police clampdown on parking in Holt

31 August 2011 Police in Holt are clamping down on motorists who flout parking restrictions in response to an increase in reports of illegal parking in the town. Officers from Holt Safer Neighbourhood Team are currently tackling inconsiderate and illegal parking in the town as part of a policing priority adopted by the Safer Neighbourhood Action Panel (SNAP) after the issue was raised in recent SNAP meeting. PCSO Guy Holt said: There has been an increase in the number of motorists parking illegally or inconsiderately in the town as such the team will be carrying out targeted patrols to reduce these incidents.

By not adhering to parking restrictions motorists are not only causing problems other drivers but also businesses, homeowners and pedestrians. Examples of illegal parking include: Stopping or parking on a pedestrian crossing including the zig-zag lines marked on the road each side of the crossing. Parking or waiting on double yellow lines.

Parking or waiting on yellow lines during the times of operation shown on nearby time plates.

Examples of inconsiderate parking include: Parking in front of an entrance to a property and in front of dropped kerbs On a bend Anywhere you would prevent access for Emergency Services and other large vehicles such as waste removal carts To contact Holt SNT call 0845 456 4567 or email sntholt@norfolk.pnn.police.uk 1 References ^ sntholt@norfolk.pnn.police.uk (www.norfolk.police.uk)

Norfolk Constabulary: Holt cycle marking event 0

Norfolk Constabulary: Holt cycle marking event

31 August 2011 Police in Holt are running a cycle security event next week in an attempt to deter bicycle thefts in the area. To help pump start cyclists security a team of officers will be offering free cycle marking on Tuesday. Police will mark your bicycle with your home number and postcode with a property marking pen, making it less attractive to a thief and making it easier for police to reunite the bike back to the owner if it is stolen.

All cyclists will be offered free cycle security marking on Friday 9 September between 3.30pm and 5.30pm at Holt police station. Police are asking cyclists to take some simple crime prevention measures: Have a good quality lock for your bicycle D locks are often the most effective. Use a lock to secure the bike-stand, wheel rim and frame together making it more difficult for a thief to take Never leave your cycle unlocked in a public place – leaving your bicycle unattended even for a minute can mean it is gone when you return.

Find a suitable location to leave and secure your cycle dark alleys, drain-pipes and posts are all best avoided. Get your bike security marked by your local Safer Neighbourhood Team or crime prevention officer making it readily identifiable should it be recovered. Overnight, and if there is room, inside the home is the most secure location to store your bike.

Bikes kept in garages and sheds in particular should be properly secured. Members of the public are being asked to report any suspicious behaviour around bicycles for example where people are taking additional time to unlock a bicycle, to the police. To contact Holt Safer Neighbourhood Team call 0845 456 4567 or email sntholt@norfolk.pnn.police.uk 1 .

References ^ sntholt@norfolk.pnn.police.uk (www.norfolk.police.uk)