Gloucester Cracks Down On Problem Bike Theft20 Feb 2011
Thousands of pounds worth of bikes were stolen across the city of Gloucester last year (2010), leading to a major police crackdown on bike theft involving the national online bike registration service, bikeregister.com.
BikeRegister Puts Spoke In The Wheel For Bike Thieves25 Jan 2011
Following a spate of bike thefts from the city centre last summer, police in Peterborough are launching an initiative to encourage bike owners to protect their cycles from theft using the national BikeRegister database.
Bike Club Gears Up To Deter Theft8 Oct 2010
Bike thieves won’t be so keen to get back in the saddle following a new crime prevention initiative just launched at a bike club in Derbyshire.
Met Police Cut The Cycle of Crime25 Aug 2010
Over 30,000 bikes have been security marked using BikeRegister kits over the last five years in the London Boroughs of Richmond, Westminster, and Kingston alone.
Cheshire Two-Day Bike-Marking Event25 Jul 2010
Almost 80 bikes were security marked at a police event aimed at tackling bike theft in Widnes, Cheshire.
Wheelie Good Bike Schemes Take Off18 Jul 2010
Bike marking sessions organised by Northumbria Police have proved popular with young cyclists in North Tyneside.
Council Steers Residents Towards BikeRegister10 Jul 2010
The London Borough of Brent has launched a BikeRegister scheme to prevent bicycle thefts in Willesden Green and assist with owner recovery.
BikeRegister Ramps Up Security In Doncaster Schools3 Jun 2010
Following a new link-up with Bike It, the national cycle-to-school initiative, children from primary schools in the Doncaster area have had their bikes security-marked and placed on the Bikeregister database to protect them from loss and theft.
Bike Surgery At Norfolk Hospital3 Jun 2010
Doctors, nurses and members of the public were encouraged to get on their bikes and ride to a teaching hospital near Norwich to attend a special bike ’surgery’ where cycles were security marked and registered on the national BikeRegister database.
Tough Protection For BMX Bikes21 Apr 2010
Officers from Rotherham North Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) in South Yorkshire have been working hard to prevent the theft of BMX bikes and other pedal cycles in their area.
London Cyclist Reunited With His Bike6 Apr 2010
A valuable mountain bike which was stolen from a busy street in central London has been quickly reunited with its owner after its details were recorded on BikeRegister.com
Gearing Up To Reduce Durham Bike Theft26 Feb 2010
Up to 3,000 bikes belonging to young children, commuters and rural community members have been marked using the BikeRegister system to prevent and deter cycle theft in County Durham.
Award-Winning Scheme Wins SBD Approval15 Feb 2010
A hard-hitting initiative that is fighting back against the ongoing problem of bike theft in Edinburgh has won a Secured By Design (SBD) award.
BikeRegister Scheme Teaches Children About Security7 Jul 2009
Pupils at a primary school in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, are now cycling safer thanks to a visit by their neighbourhood police team.
National Bike Week 2009 | 13-21 June13 May 2009
Bike Week is the UKs largest mass participation cycling event and provides an annual opportunity to promote cycling as a source of fitness and fun, not to mention an alternative form of transport.
BikeRegister Reduces Bike Theft By 44%24 Feb 2009
Bikes belonging to commuters, students, shoppers and children in the Chichester area have been visibly marked with a permanent security marking as part of a successful scheme to prevent and deter cycle theft.
Securing Bikes - The Guardian2 Apr 2008
Ten days ago I nearly became a crime statistic. It happened on a Saturday, some time after I dropped my daughter off at music school, leaving her bicycle chained to railings outside. When I went back to collect her, the bike was gone, the only trace of it a dead-looking cable lock, cleanly severed at the throat.
BikeRegister puts brakes on bike theft18 Sep 2007
Following a recent high profile visible-marking campaign involving bikes belonging to MPs, Peers and parliamentary workers from the Houses of Parliament at Westminster, a bike that was subsequently stolen has been recovered by police and returned to its rightful owner.
MPs Take Secure Route on All Party Bike Ride26 Jun 2007
Bikes belonging to MPs and Peers were visibly marked with a permanent security marking before they set off on this year’s All Party Parliamentary Bike Ride.
Till theft us do part16 Feb 2007
Bikeregister.com, an online initiative to reduce theft and aid recovery of stolen bicycles continues to grow. Following a link-up with specialist cycle shops around the UK it is now even easier for customers who buy new bikes to register…
Hundreds of bikes stolen daily16 Feb 2007
More than 1,200 bicycles are stolen every day in the UK, according to research by insurance firm Direct Line. The company left locked bikes in ten cities around the country and most were stolen within 24 hours - half disappeared within two hours.
New Online Bike Register Keeps Thieves At Bay7 Jun 2006
Parents will be making sure their kids get the most out of Christmas this year, with an average of £180 being spent on each child.
The New Log Book For Bikes7 Jun 2006
In a bid to continue to reduce bicycle theft and help return recovered cycles to their rightful owners, an online initiative called bikeregister.com has been given a major ’face-lift’.
New bikeregister.com site launched3 Nov 2005
Bikergeister.com finally launched their new website at the end of October 2005.
Halifax warns of rise in bike theft30 Aug 2005
Insuring your bicycle is more important than ever according to Halifax General Insurance, which is claiming a rise in bicycle theft over the last year.
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