Residents left vulnerable as burglaries not investigated

June 28, 2017
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Only 8% of home burglars caught in London 29 November 2016 From the section London These are external links and will open in a new window Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Met Police campaign to prevent home burglariesImage copyrightMET POLICE Image caption A.. read more →

Home Owner Sends Live Images Of Burglars To Police From His Phone

April 30, 2017
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Burglars caught on camera and reported to police in seconds thanks to APP that alerted New York homeowner and sent footage automatically Danny Wheeler got a notification that intruders were inside by Canary app The app recorded the burglars and he watched them roam on his cellphone Took screen grabs and sent them to police.. read more →

Shocked Burglar Stares Into CCTV Camera

April 30, 2017
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Moment gormless burglar stares open mouthed into CCTV camera before stealing it to try and cover his tracks (but the footage had already been downloaded) The burglar stares into lens for several seconds, not knowing what to do He then tries to duck out of the camera’s view before stuffing it in his bag Man.. read more →

Police Tell Victims To Solve Crimes By Themselves

August 31, 2015
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The Guardian Police telling victims to solve crimes by themselves Watchdog concerned about ‘surprising’ trend for DIY approach to offences such as car crime and criminal damage CCTV security cameras in a residential area Some police forces are telling crime victims to carry out their own investigations by taking steps such as checking for CCTV.. read more →

Burglary decriminalised

August 31, 2015
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Property offences virtually decriminalised – think tank 3 March 2015 From the sectionUK Theft, burglary and shoplifting have “virtually been decriminalised” because the offences are not treated as a priority by police or the courts, a report for a think tank has suggested. Policy Exchange says large swathes of low value property offending in England.. read more →

Fat cat energy firms – Another price hike

October 11, 2013
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SSE customers will see an average 8.2% rise in gas and electricity prices from 15 November, the company has announced. The energy firm said the rise reflected higher costs of buying wholesale energy and paying to deliver it to customers’ homes, plus government levies. The price rises will affect about 4.4 million electricity customers and.. read more →

Energy Tarriffs explained (at last)

March 11, 2013
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Q&A: Plans to simplify energy tariffs Big changes to energy tariffs are now in the offing The energy regulator, Ofgem, has proposed some big changes to the way gas and electricity companies sell to customers. Ofgem has previously suggested the market is run on the basis of “complex tariffs, poor supplier behaviour and a lack.. read more →

Fuel industry concern over Green Deal

January 26, 2013
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Rising fuel bills: Concern over govt ‘Green Deal’ COMMENTS (3) John Wesley’s house has been wrapped in a special insulating ‘overcoat’ When the temperatures are falling, it’s time to wrap up and turn up the central heating. But what if you can’t afford the gas or electric bills? For single dad John Wesley, it became.. read more →

Bills rise for grid upgrade

January 26, 2013
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Ofgem permits £12 energy bills rise for grid upgrade COMMENTS (717) The investment programme will hook up new wind and nuclear generators to the grid and run more high voltage cables underground, among other things Continue reading the main story Related Stories Warning over growing fuel poverty ‘Unwelcome’ rise in energy prices Npower adds to.. read more →

Eon announce 8.7% electricity price rise in 2013

December 10, 2012
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Energy firm E.On will raise prices for dual fuel customers by 8.7% on 18 January, the company has said. All of the major energy providers have now announced price rises this winter for UK domestic customers. However, price changes might differ depending on where residents live in the country. E.On had pledged that it would.. read more →