Moving Home! Redlocks Locksmiths Highly Recommend Changing your Locks

Here at Redlocks Locksmiths Cambridge we highly recommend changing your door locks when moving into a new property/home.

Question 1: Have you changed your locks since you moved in your new home?

Question 2: So how many copies of your house keys are out there, do you know?

Question 3: Do you know who has copies of keys to your house?

A survey has revealed that 74% of homeowners fail to change the locks when moving into a new property, leaving them vulnerable to break-ins by anyone who had a key during the last ownership.

This basic security measure is recommended by home insurance providers as a priority as insurance claims are only valid if there are clear signs of a break-in.

The study interviewed people from right across the UK, asking them ‘Did you get your locks changed within 2 weeks the last time you moved into a new home?’. The results showed that people in the South of England were most the most likely to change their locks (35% answered ‘yes’ to the survey, compared with 20% of people in the North and Scotland).

The age group most likely to get their locks changed was those aged between 35-54, while the over-55’s were found to be least likely to do so.

Changing the locks on a new home is a basic security measure that has long been recommended by leading insurance companies. Many home insurance policies will not pay out if an intruder lets them selves in with a key, as generally there must be clear signs of breaking and entering in order for a claim to be valid.

And it’s not just the insurance implications that are worth thinking about – there’s also the fact that you could be putting […]

Things are happening at Northstowe housing development – South Cambridge

Things are on the move at Northstowe again

Things are beginning to move again on the North Stowe development. Dates have been released whereby you can discuss with the team face-to-face in the next phase of development development  and have your say.

Friday 21 March
4pm to 8pm
Longstanton Village Institute
High Street,
Longstanton
CB24 3BS
Saturday 22 March
10am to 4pm
Oakington & Westwick
Sports Pavilion
Queens Way
CB24 3AW
Saturday 29 March
10am to 4pm
Longstanton Village Institute
High Street,
Longstanton
CB24 3BS

Furthermore you can view the second stage of proposals at the listed dates and places below or as from 21 March 2014 you can view the proposals online at www.northstowe.com

Monday 24 to
Friday 28 March
4.30pm to 9.30pm
Swavesey Village College
Gibraltar Lane
CB24 4RS
Saturday 29 March to
Friday 4 April
(during opening hours)
Bar Hill Library
Gladeside
CB23 8DY

If you have comments you would like to submit regards the second stage of planning and development comment forms are also available at:

Willingham Library
Church Street
Willingham
CB4 5HS
Willingham Medical Practice
52 Long Lane,
Willingham
CB24 5LB
Longstanton Branch Surgery
Magdalene Close,
Longstanton
CB24 3EG

Don’t miss your chance to have your say, the consultation will close on Friday, 4 April 2014, get involved it’s your community!

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