- 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?
Local police are currently warning motorists that thieves are targeting Watsonia railway station carpark. Most of the break-ins are occuring during the working week when the majority of cars are parked for the entire day. Here's a few tips … Continue Reading ››
Australians lost $1.4 billion in 2010-2011 due to personal fraud (ABS survey) which includes credit card fraud, identity theft and scams. The Australian Bureau of Statistics also estimated a total of 1.2 million Australians aged 15 years and over were victim of at least one incident of personal fraud. Another more … Continue Reading ››
We've previously put up a checklist of the things you can do to make your homes and business places more secure. However, sometimes despite our best efforts, we are the victims of theft. So we thought we'd share some tips from the Victoria Police on what you can do to help recover (or replace) stolen property.
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Following on from last week's post about the dramatic rise in bike theft in Melbourne's inner north, many cyclists are probably wondering how to keep your bike safe? Well, there is a great new scheme that may help you prevent your bike from being stolen. Parkiteer is a simple way to … Continue Reading ››
It seems not even the SES is safe from theft. Northcote SES has had tools & equipment stolen from one of its marked trucks at the Darebin Enterprise Centre in Alphington. Although known as the Northcote SES, they serve all of Darebin, most of Yarra and part of Banyule. The SES is a volunteer organisation. There … Continue Reading ››
Diamond Creek has had a recent rash of car break ins. Thieves have not only targetted unlocked cars but also used a screwdriver to force open the doors of a car and a van stealing power tools and other valuables. … Continue Reading ››
If you live in Northcote and use Twitter you may have recently seen a tweet calling for help to locate a stolen bike. Andrew, a local Northcote resident had his distinctive black Verite carbon frame bicycle stolen from his home during a break-in. His bike wasn't locked so the theives were able to easily wheel … Continue Reading ››
Police are asking Gooch St, Thornbury residents to report anyone suspicious due to a number of burglaries in the street recently. Thieves have forced open windows, stealing laptops and other electrical items. Report any suspicious activity to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.