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Sara Odeen-Isbister , Senior Reporter
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Almost 200 cyclists in Barking and Dagenham had their bike security marked and registered online for free by police in June.
Officers from Barking and Dagenham Safter Transport Team joined forces with bike shops across the borough to hold a number of marking events last month.
As well as marking the bikes, police registered them on the Met Police’s preferred registration database, bikeregister.com.
Across London 32 borough Safer Transport Teams have been working with the Police Safer Transport Command (STC) Cycle Task Force, the British Transport Police and City of London Police using a range of tactics to crack down cycle thieves.
They made more 20 of arrests across the capital and security marked and registered more than 2000 bikes in the last month alone.
The STC Cycle Task Force has dedicated team of 30 officers in London who tackle cycle theft.
Air cadets have cancelled a planned fundraiser at a local supermarket in order to keep a low-profile following the terrorist attack in Woolwich, London.
Getting work after college was a struggle for one student, but an apprenticeship with a local company has seen her land that all important first job.
The four groups said London’s status as a multi-cultural city which “respects and celebrates diversity” is what makes it one of the most “dynamic, progressive and tolerant cities in the world”.
Brave young Scouts braced themselves for a night of ghoulish storytelling in a spooky mansion.