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Discussion: News: Bike thief goes to prison

The Surrey Comet reports that  "Khaled Zaman, 28, from Aldgate stole two pedal cycles worth £900 and £600 from Wood Street on June 20 and May 5 this year.  He also stole another pedal cycle worth £800 from Thames Street...

Blog post: LCC staff member Anna explains how her saddle was stolen and how she tracked it down and caught the suspect

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Blog post: August-September 2011

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Blog post: Campaigning brings London anti-theft cycle squad successes

photo TfL Three officers from the new bike theft squad, designed to address the stolen bike problem LCC lobbying has helped create a 30-strong anti-theft squad specifically to tackle bicycle crime in Greater London. One of the key demands of...

Blog post: LCC encourages members to comment on mayor's theft plan

Members of the public have until 3 August 2010 to comment on TfL’s new anti-bike theft proposals. The Cycle Security Plan responds to several of LCC’s demands for reduced bike theft: Creating a police Task Force on theft, with...

Blog post: Gumtree works with campaigners to reduce stolen bike sales in London

LCC, CTC and a representative of the police's new bike squad met Gumtree's Head of Customer Service, Trust and Security, Katie Kitiri, to discuss measures to reduce the incidence of stolen bike sales on the online classified site. In Ju...

Blog post: Bikeshd website lets cyclists quickly trawl London's online bike sales

photo Lost of a bike? This new website allows you to scan photos of a day's sales on eBay and Gumtree    A new website, Bikeshd, is winning favour among cyclists as a quick way to trawl Gumtree and eBay to find their stolen bi...

Blog post: LCC responds to two Transport for London consultations

photo LCC has made sure the problem of internet sales of stolen bikes is in the Cycle Security Action Plan   Two consultation responses have been submitted to Transport for London, one on the Cycle Security Action Plan, and another on t...

Blog post: eBay-style auction site aims to reduce online stolen bike sales

In July 2010, Going Going Bike launched an online market-place for bicycles and all things cycling-related. The Going Going Bike site aims to be a more reliable places to sell and buy second-hand bikes online. The site encourages vendors to ve...

Blog post: Increase in police Cycle Task Force means thieves face harder times

photo M Cavenett The next issue of LCC's London Cyclist member magazine looks at the Cycle Task Force     Ten more officers have been drafted into the Metropolitan Police Service's Cycle Task Force to help improve cycle safet...

Blog post: Campaigners persuade Kingston council to open secure bike parking

photo KCC The local LCC group in Kingston has facilitated public access to this secure bicycle park.     Kingston Cycling Campaign has facilitated public access to a secure 140-bike parking facility at Guildhall, headquarters of t...

Blog post: Get your bike security marked by the Cycle Task Force

As part of their campaign to improve cycle security across London, the Met Police's Cycle Task Force is offering free security marking and advice on how to register your bike. Upcoming bike marking events: 19th Oct - 8am to 10am - Penton Stree...

Blog post: Have your say: What should London's policing priorities be?

The Metropolitan Police Authority is now consulting the public for the coming year’s policing and performance plan. The plan outlines the Met’s priorities, objectives, performance targets and use of resources. In an online ...

Blog post: Dedicated police unit tackles bike theft in Hackney

photo PC Nicola Irvine (outside left) and PC Maz Lovegrove (outside right) with bike owners Thomas Georgson and Leon Lahovich.   The recently established Hackney Cycle Crime Unit, comprised of PC Maz Lovegrove and PC Nicola Ir...