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Met Police ‘Community Action Day’ Offers Free Bike Marking Across London Boroughs

21 Oct 2014

Officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) are security marking and registering bikes on BikeRegister today as part of a major drive to enhance relationships with local communities.

BikeRegister Partners With Cyclescheme To Protect Bikes For Work

24 Sep 2014

BikeRegister, the UK’s national cycle database, is partnering with Cyclescheme, the leading provider of tax-free bikes for Cycle to Work schemes, in a unique initiative that will promote and facilitate the registration of bikes supplied via the scheme to the national register used by all UK Police Forces.

Bikes Worth More Than £7,000 Marked At The Financial Times

4 Apr 2014

Officers from Southwark Counter Terrorism Patrol Unit (CTPU) recently held a bike theft and safety awareness day in partnership with the British Red Cross and local council wardens.

MP Makes Mark On Cycle Theft Reduction

28 Mar 2014

Following on from his hard work to promote safer transport and cycling in Bath, Don Foster MP has had his own bike marked and registered on the UK’s National Cycle Database.

London Woman Reunited With Stolen Bike After BikeRegister Check

13 Mar 2014

A London woman has been reunited with her stolen bike after police stopped a man for riding it on the pavement 13 miles away, with a check on the frame number revealing that it had been recorded as stolen on the BikeRegister database.

Bike Theft Initiative Gets Out And About

15 Jan 2014

A new bike marking identification scheme to tackle bike theft in Bournemouth is being rolled out across the town.

Putting A Spoke In Bike Theft

18 Dec 2013

A Police-led initiative aimed at reducing bicycle theft across County Durham & Darlington has been launched.

Bike Security Increases At Universities

18 Sep 2013

The security of bikes at two universities has been significantly increased following a joint initiative between Devon and Cornwall Police and university service provider FX Plus.

Putting A Value On Protected Bikes

14 Sep 2013

Officers from MPS Southwark Counter Terrorism Patrol Unit (CTPU) have marked bikes worth thousands of pounds over the last few months.

Cycle Thief Jailed After BikeRegister Check

27 Aug 2013

Following checks carried out on BikeRegister as part of London bike theft initiative Project Cycle Ops, a cycle thief has been jailed for 12 weeks and a second man has been fined for handling stolen goods.

Hospital Marks Secure Day For Cyclists

19 Aug 2013

A joint initiative between North Wales Police and the security department of a local hospital has helped cyclists feel more secure while leaving their bikes on site during the day.

Bike Recovered Within 3 Hours

14 Jul 2013

A bike that had been marked at a rail station in West Sussex and was subsequently stolen, was recovered and reunited with its owner in less than three hours thanks to BikeRegister.

A Platform For Bike Marking

30 Jun 2013

Cycle commuters at Leamington train station were recently able to take advantage of a free bike check and the chance to register their bike on BikeRegister, the leading bike marking initiative in the UK.

BikeRegister Makes Cycle Registration & Recovery Easier

9 Jun 2013

With a search for a stolen bicycle taking place every 2.4 minutes on the BikeRegister site, the UK’s largest cycle database has revamped its website to simplify its registration process and further aid the recovery of lost and stolen bikes.

Unclaimed Bikes To Benefit London Youth Bike Project

15 May 2013

Nearly 50 bikes along with bike parts and accessories are being donated to a London bike charity in a new scheme launched today by British Transport Police (BTP) in association with BikeRegister.

New Cycling Commissioner Supports Bike Marking

18 Mar 2013

London’s new Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan has met with members of the BikeRegister team to discuss the importance of bike marking as an effective means to deter cycle theft.

Police Launch BikeRegister Scheme In Northern Ireland

11 Mar 2013

A scheme to reduce bike theft and identify owners of lost or stolen bikes has been launched across North and West Belfast.

New Year, New Bike….Make Sure You Get It Marked!

22 Jan 2013

Residents of North Yorkshire who received a new bike over Christmas and the New Year period are being urged to have it security marked at special bike surgeries offered by local police.

Operation Velo Launches in West Sussex Using BikeRegister

9 Jan 2013

A new initiative is being launched in West Sussex in an attempt to reduce the number of bicycle stolen from across the county.

Norwich Bike Theft Cut By 80% In Two Weeks

20 Dec 2012

A Police operation in Norwich involving bike marking has reduced the number of bicycles being stolen in the city by 80 per cent in just two weeks.

Keep Your Bike Secure This Festive Season

12 Dec 2012

As the festive season gets under way, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Safer Transport Command and Transport for London (TfL) are reminding cyclists to lock their bikes securely and follow ‘the three R’s’ - Record, Register and Report.

Bike Scheme Tackles Growing Thefts In Bury

10 Dec 2012

A new bike marking scheme set up in Bury, Greater Manchester, hopes to slow down the growing number of thefts in the area.

Norwich Police Use Latest Bike Marking Technology

6 Dec 2012

Police in Norwich are launching a new BikeRegister bike marking initiative today in a bid to combat thefts.

New Police Bike Scheme Aims To Curb Bike Theft

29 Nov 2012

Cyclists in Hereford are being urged to take advantage of a new police scheme to beat bike theft by getting their bikes marked.

ReCycle Scheme Donates Bikes To Brent Schools

12 Nov 2012

Officers from Brent’s Safer Transport Team (STT) have launched a scheme to identify unwanted bicycles handed into the police that could be donated to local primary schools and children they nominate.

Arrests & Recoveries As Project Cycle Ops Rides Up A Storm

26 Oct 2012

More than 70 arrests were made last week as a result of increased activity as part of Project Cycle Ops - a partnership initiative between Transport for London the police and cycling groups to tackle cycle theft from public places across the Capital.

Operation Warlock Spells Warning For Bike Thieves

25 Oct 2012

A crackdown on bike crime has seen police in Peterborough patrolling hotspots to check for thieves and officers marking bikes with BikeRegister after a 50 per cent rise in thefts in the city centre.

Hounslow Bike Theft Reduced By 44%

16 Oct 2012

Officers from Hounslow Safer Transport Team (STT) have been working hard to deter bike thieves on their patch and have successfully reduced bike theft in Chiswick (a particular hotspot area) by 44%.

Hackney Safer Transport Reduces Bike Theft By 45%

16 Oct 2012

Officers from Hackney’s Safer Transport Team (STT) reduced bike theft in the area by 45% after a concerted drive to lower the crime in the first week of October 2012.

Stolen Bikes: BikeRegister MD Calls For Cyclists Not To Buy Them

4 Oct 2012

Cyclists are being urged to take adequate steps to check the legitimacy of a bike they are buying in order to dramatically reduce the market for stolen bikes.

Hackney Bike Marking Increases Public Awareness

20 Aug 2012

Officers from MPS Hackney recently gave residents and visitors to the East London Borough the opportunity to have their bikes security marked using BikeRegister.

Rare Brompton Recovered

28 Jul 2012

A RARE orange Brompton cycle which had been stolen from the Brompton Bicycle Factory in Brentford, Middlesex was recently recovered from the home of a known bike thief.

Sutton Officers Run Summer Bike Marking Initiative

17 Jul 2012

More than 100 cyclists in the London Borough of Sutton have had their bicycles security marked and registered on BikeRegister during a two-week initiative run by Sutton’s Safer Transport Team.

Stolen Bike Found At Retail Park Returned To Its Owner

11 Jul 2012

Officers from Kew Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) recently found a stolen bike at a local retail park and were able to successfully reunite it with its owner using BikeRegister.

School Bike Initiative Scoops Top Partnership Award

26 Jun 2012

A Police initiative to tackle overcrowding on a school bus route by getting pupils to cycle instead has scooped a top prize.

Summer Bike Marking For Cyclists In London

21 Jun 2012

Cyclists across London have even more opportunity to get their bikes security marked and registered as officers from the Transport for London (TfL) - funded Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Safer Transport Command (STC) increase their bike marking events this month.

Cycle Task Force Reunite Owner With Stolen Bike

25 May 2012

The owner of a stolen Brompton bike, which was security marked and registered on Bikeregister.com by the Cycle Task Force, has been reunited with it this week.

Stamping Out Campus Bike Theft

8 May 2012

Officers from Northampton North Safer Community Team recently carried out bike security marking using BikeRegister at Northampton College.

Breaking The Cycle Of Crime In North Wales

30 Apr 2012

A major Bike Watch scheme is clamping down on bike theft when it launches today across the whole of North Wales.

Cheshire Police Are On Their Marks

28 Mar 2012

Cheshire police have left their mark at a successful event in Holmes Chapel village centre.

Stolen Brompton Bikes Reunited With Owners

28 Mar 2012

Two Brompton owners who had their bikes stolen have been reunited with them, following an investigation by the Metropolitan Police Service Safer Transport Command’s Cycle Task Force, funded by Transport for London.

Taunton Police Fight Bike Theft

15 Mar 2012

With cycle-to-work schemes becoming ever more popular and with warmer weather tempting out more fair-weather cyclists, police in Taunton are reminding people to remember to lock their bikes up, not only when out and about, but when they are stored at home.

Making Bike Thieves Take A Back Seat

1 Mar 2012

Cyclists in Stockport were urged to saddle up and beat the bike thieves by taking advantage of a new bike security scheme using BikeRegister.

Cumbria Constabulary Recommend BikeRegister

21 Feb 2012

Police in west Cumbria are recommending the use of BikeRegister after bike theft increased significantly in the area.

Taff Trail Officers Protect New Police Bikes

16 Feb 2012

Officers in Wales have marked and registered new police bikes with BikeRegister to protect them from being stolen while they are on duty.

Cheshire Police Host Bike Marking Event

2 Feb 2012

Cyclists in Widnes have been offered the chance to have their bikes security marked and the details logged on the BikeRegister database.

Students Get Cycles Marked At College Bike Surgery

1 Feb 2012

Officers from Northamptonshire Police recently set up a bike surgery and crime prevention initiative at a local specialist sports college.

Police Register Over 750 Bikes Before Christmas

30 Jan 2012

Over 750 bikes were security marked and registered on BikeRegister by officers from the Transport for London (TfL) funded Metropolitan Police Service Safer Transport Command (STC) last month, in the lead up to Christmas.

City Police Clampdown On Bike Theft Spike

10 Jan 2012

The City of London has seen a spate of cycle thefts in recent weeks and, in a bid to reduce bicycle thefts and help owners to protect their bikes, the City of London Police will be holding a free bicycle marking event using BikeRegister on Wednesday, 18 January at Finsbury Avenue, Broadgate Estate.

Owner Reunited With Stolen Bike & Arrests Made

3 Jan 2012

A woman has been reunited with her bicycle less than 40 hours after it was stolen from a railway station thanks to a BikeRegister initiative launched by Sutton Police.