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Policing and Community Safety Partnership Ploughs Into Rural Crime

Policing and Community Safety Partnership Ploughs Into Rural Crime

A new rural crime tool is being launched in the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon area to tackle the problem of theft of agricultural items such as mowers, sprayers and trailers.

Around 200 farms will be encouraged to join the pilot scheme which is deploying SelectaDNA and went live at this year's Mullahead Ploughing Match on Saturday, 27th February.

Jacksons Fencing help Eurotunnel provide a safe and secure perimeter at their Coquelles terminal near Calais

Jacksons Fencing help Eurotunnel provide a safe and secure perimeter at their Coquelles terminal near Calais

Jacksons Fencing one of the UK's leading designers, manufacturers and installers of security fencing and access control systems, has successfully completed 8.5km of security fencing and associated gates at the Eurotunnel Terminal, Coquelles, France as part of the Anglo–French commitment to securing key parts of the site against illegal and dangerous migration activity.

We are exhibiting at the Homebuilding & Renovating Show

We are exhibiting at the Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Secured by Design will be running the Home Security Advice Centre at the Homebuilding & Renovating Show from 14 to 17 April 2016. The Home Security Advice Centre will have experts from Secured by Design on hand to give advice to visitors who are interested in protecting their homes. The team will be offering free advice on home security, product specification and will be happy to discuss visitors' building plans and planned security solutions.

Patlock's new TV advert

Patlock's new TV advert

SBD member company Patlock has recently launched a TV advert in support of their product. It has aired on Yorkshire TV and will be shown on the Home Channel from Monday 14th March to Sunday 3rd April. You can have a look at the advert here:

Care in the community flats in Kent are awarded SBD

Care in the community flats in Kent are awarded SBD

A development in Ashford, Kent, comprising 57 care in the community flats for residents aged 55 and above is up for several Borough awards for design and layout. The development also achieved Secured By Design certification. John Grant, Crime Prevention Design Advisor from Kent Police, worked very closely with Pentland Homes on the Design and Layout to ensure that the safety of residents was considered at every stage of the design and build process.

Emplas locks in Avocet for ATK deal

Emplas locks in Avocet for ATK deal

Leading window, door and conservatory supplier Emplas has agreed to exclusively fit Avocet ATK locks on all of its composite doors.

Northamptonshire-based Emplas opted to make the switch in order to ensure its customer base was being supplied with the best possible snap-secure lock.

HWL Chooses Avocet

HWL Chooses Avocet

HWL Windows Group has opted to fit Avocet Hardware locks on all its new composite and PVCu doors.

Guardian24 achieves Secured by Design approval for its MicroGuard device

Guardian24 achieves Secured by Design approval for its MicroGuard device

Guardian24 - the leading lone worker protection solution for the UK and Ireland, has been awarded the prestigious 'Secured by Design' accreditation for its exclusive MicroGuard personal safety device.

Alexandra Security Limited continues product development with SBD accreditation

Alexandra Security Limited continues product development with SBD accreditation

Alexandra Security Limited is pleased to announce that they have received Secured By Design (SBD) accreditation for its range of security mesh and gate systems: Protek Twinwire 656/868, Protek full-height Rebound and Protek 358.

New counter measure from Gilgen protects buildings against attack

New counter measure from Gilgen protects buildings against attack

With unprecedented levels of global security following recent terrorist attacks, Gilgen Door Systems, manufacturers of the RolegardTM range of LPS1175 approved security shutters, has launched a unique SR5 rated shutter that combines the highest physical attack standard yet achieved in a security shutter with unrivalled ballistics and blast protection properties. Rolegard SR5-B is designed to help protect facilities against emerging threats such as hostile incursion and swarm attack.

Banham Group's new headquarters unveiled by the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith

Banham Group's new headquarters unveiled by the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith

The Banham Group, hosted their official launch party last night at their new multi-million pound development in Earlsfield, where the building was officially declared open by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith.

Operation Shield extended after 83 per cent drop in burglary

Operation Shield extended after 83 per cent drop in burglary

Operation Shield, Cheshire Police's wide reaching anti-burglary campaign using SelectaDNA, has been a huge success since its launch in March 2015.

The initiative, which has seen thousands of homes, shops and local businesses protected, has now been extended to include rural homes and schools. It was recently extended to the market town of Frodsham after success in other areas of the county which has seen burglary drop by up to 83%.