Tag Archives: Theft

New device helping cyclists tackle bike theft UK-wide

A farmer and an engineer from Wales have devised a way to help cyclists stay safe after the UK Government put cycling at the heart of its post-COVID-19 transport plans. The Bison PedalVice is a new anti-theft device designed to protect cyclists from thieves by securing bicycles to the floor …

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Admiral reports 46% rise in bike theft claims

Admiral has reported a 46% increase in bicycle theft claims over the last seven weeks compared with the same period in 2019. Bike thefts now account for more than a third (37%) of all theft claims, the insurer said, up from 12% last year. David Fowkes, head of household underwriting …

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Hiplok to donate 100 locks to hospitals targeted by thieves

Hiplok is to donate 100 locks to NHS workers at hospitals recently targeted by bike thieves. The Warwickshire-based company is producing 100 Hiplok Original wearable bike locks, including a special NHS blue version. The first of these locks are already on their way to the Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS …

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Bikes stolen from NHS workers in “despicable” series of thefts

Police are appealing for information after receiving reports of stolen bikes from NHS staff in Stevenage. Lister Hospital staff have reported four thefts in the past week. Lister Hospital PCSO Ron Treadwell said: “Stealing a bike in itself is bad enough, but to steal from an NHS worker in these …

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