Police to offer cyclists free security marking thanks to charity donation

PUBLISHED: 10:00 05 July 2018

Nailsea Community Trust handing over the donation to police in Nailsea.

Nailsea Community Trust handing over the donation to police in Nailsea.

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Cycling fans can get their bikes security marked for free, thanks to Nailsea Neighbourhood Watch.

It has donated money to the Nailsea neighbourhood beat team and officers will be at Millennium Park, off Brockway, on Friday to carry out security marking.

Sergeant Mark Raby said: “I would like to thank Nailsea Neighbourhood Watch for its donation towards cycling security in Nailsea.

“This gives a number of people the chance to security mark their bikes for free.

“Bike Register is a national company we have been working with for a few years now and have had some success in returning recovered stolen pedal bikes to their rightful owners and offenders are less likely to take a bike they see is registered.”

Police officers are at Millennium Park every Friday from 7-9pm throughout the summer.

More: Police to run taster days in Nailsea to tackle antisocial behaviour.

This week teenagers can enjoy a demonstration from Nailsea Shidokai Judo Club.

Youngsters can also pick up reward cards or earn stamps from the police beat team.

Officers launched the reward scheme last month and participants can earn stamps by carrying out jobs in the community, with the chance of winning vouchers at the end of the summer.

More: Nailsea police launch reward scheme.

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