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Bike Reunited With Owner After 12 years!

7 Sep 2015

Proving that the BikeRegister system works, even many years later, one man has just been reunited with his bike 12 years after it was stolen thanks to an eagle-eyed officer from the Met Police in Hackney, who arrested a man in possession of a suspected stolen bike.

Parliamentary Support For Bike Marking

12 Aug 2015

PUBLIC Health Minister and MP for Battersea Jane Ellison had her bike security marked by officers from MPS Wandsworth at a local community event.

Charity Project Marks Adapted Bikes

10 Aug 2015

THE Blazing Saddles project in Scotland has marked a fleet of specialist bikes worth £2,000-£9,000 each.

Teen Sponsor On Olympic Path

4 Aug 2015

CYCLING sensation Daniel Tulett is setting the roads alight this season.

Love At First Bike

31 Jul 2015

BIKEREGISTER is delighted to be able to claim its first love match!

We Don’t Only Return Stolen Bikes…

15 Jul 2015

WE recently took a call from a cyclist called Benjamin Cordier who had locked up his bike in Cambridge Circus in London while he ran some errands.

BikeRegister Launches First Ever Cycle Crime Forum

10 Jul 2015

The inaugural Steering Clear of Cycle Crime Conference, hosted by BikeRegister, the national cycle database, in partnership with the British Transport Police, took place in Birmingham on Thursday, 9th July.

The Road To Recovery

6 Jul 2015

A BIKE has been returned to its owner after it was spotted chained up on a north-east London estate by PC Kieran Ferguson of MPS Hackney.

Our Support Team Is Happy To Help

2 Jul 2015

OUR BikeRegister Support Team recently helped a customer who is now living in Switzerland but had originally registered his bike when he was working in London.

Hackney Loan Bikes Marked

1 Jul 2015

A CYCLE loan scheme in the London Borough of Hackney is proving popular with residents who are able to borrow a bike for a month at a cost of just £10.

New Marking Scheme Launches In Stratford

11 Jun 2015

POLICE in Stratford, Warwickshire, are aiming to bring bike theft down to an all-time low by launching a new BikeRegister scheme.

The Importance Of Registering Your Bike

9 Jun 2015

THE BikeRegister team recently received a call from a man who noticed that a bike had been dumped outside his house in Croydon, south London.

Blackpool Makes An Impression On Bike Crime

8 Jun 2015

A LARGE number of bike thefts in Blackpool highlighted an urgent need to increase the public’s awareness of bicycle security.

BikeRegister Partners With Cycleplan

7 Jun 2015

BikeRegister, the UK’s national cycle database, has partnered with cycle insurance specialists cycleplan to offer customers more help to protect their bikes.

Partnership With Cyclepods To Reduce Bike Theft From Stations

16 Feb 2015

BikeRegister, the UK’s national cycle database, is partnering with bike storage specialists Cyclepods Ltd to reduce bike crime at rail stations across the UK.

Bike Thieves Jailed As BikeRegister Supplies ‘Crucial’ Police Statement

22 Oct 2014

THREE men have been jailed for a total of five and-a-half years after they admitted involvement in the theft of hundreds of bikes from railway stations and other public places across London and Hertfordshire.

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.

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