Tag Archives: crime

12/09/2012 // INFO Leave a comment

Once a thief always a thief


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We were amused by this little story in today’s Yorkshire Evening Post about a reformed thief who fronted a Police anti-burglary campaign only to find himself in trouble again for stealing a marked bicycle belonging to the POLICE. READ ON

02/03/2012 // INFO Leave a comment

Bike repair project helps offenders put the brake on crime

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A community service project in Nottingham is offering the chance for criminals to break the cycle of offending by teaching the offenders bike repair/maintenance skills to enhance their chances of future employment.  READ ON

03/10/2011 // INFO Leave a comment

Boris Bikes being used by criminal fraternity

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There is no doubt London’s bicycle cycle hire scheme has opened up cycling to new users but maybe Boris Johnson hadn’t imagined some of the new users being criminals. READ ON

18/08/2011 // INFO 1 Comment

Boy’s detective work leads to recovery of stolen bikes

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We’ve often featured stories on Going Going Bike where stolen bikes have been recovered by their owners after seeing their own bikes being sold via various online means or in classifieds. READ ON