What things do you need to think about when you move house? How can you make sure you're secure in your new home? Below is a quick list of security aspects to check when buying a new home or leasing a property. 1. Have the locks been changed? If not, it is wise to change them as … Continue Reading ››
The Victoria Power Industry has joined forces to develop an teh Victorian Power Industry Lock for power meters. Locking your meter protects your home or business from unauthorised access to your power supply. This means criminals won't be able to turn off your security systems just by turning off the power at your meter. Using a … Continue Reading ››
Today, police across Brunswick, Coburg and Glenroy are hitting the streets and carparks as part of Operation Aware, a campaign to educate owners about car theft prevention. Operation Aware involves police patrolling carparks at railway stations and shopping centres checking for unlocked vehicles, and leaving valuables such as handbags … Continue Reading ››
Recently, James was called out to assist an elderly lady who was having problems unlocking her house. When James arrived the lock just needed some minor attention to stop the lock binding and some re-alignment. Fixing this helped, but James noticed that the real problem was that arthritis had robbed this person of the strength needed in … Continue Reading ››
- Is your business part of the new retail trend: pop-up shops?
- Do you have a short-term lease?
- Are you thinking about security for your shop but want to keep shop fit-out costs low?
Moreland Council have voted to receive a $250,000 grant from the State Government to install CCTV in Brunswick despite 60% of surveyed residents being against it. The Council also voted to contribute a further $250,000 from its own budget to contribute to the cost of installing CCTV, increased street lighting and other … Continue Reading ››
Identity theft is now a real threat for many people. With most of us relying on electronic banking, we need to keep our identities secure to protect ourselves against fraud. Everyone has heard about the ATM and EFTPOS skimming scams but there are other ways thieves can steal our identity. Police in the Coburg area … Continue Reading ››
The Coburg Traders Association is putting its weight behind the push for public CCTV cameras in Moreland. CCTV cameras operated by private businesses have been instrumental in solving violent crimes in area recently. There is currently a Victorian State Government offer to help council's fund more CCTV in public areas due to the success of … Continue Reading ››