Home Security Advice For National Home Security Month

October is National Home Security Month (NHSM). The programme, sponsored by Yale, is designed to encourage greater home security by offering advice on different areas within and outside of, the home. The scheme started on 28th September and runs all through October. The five weeks of security hints and tips are planned as follows: Week 1…

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Pet’s Ashes Stolen In Southampton Burglary

The Southern Daily Echo have recently reported on a burglary that took place on 22nd August in Sandhurst Road, Southampthon. Tragically, during the burglary the thieves stole a number of irreplacable items. This included the ashes of the victim’s beloved pet rabbit and a treasured item left to her by her late Grandad. Karina Chegwidden had only…

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CCTV and the Data Protection Act

The Crime Prevention Website have recently reported on the changes to CCTV systems for personal use. If you operate a CCTV system at home, it is vital to have a look at the latest guidelines from the Information Commissioner’s Office. This will mean that you can then use your CCTV system safely within the restrictions of the…

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Burglary in Marlands Shopping Centre Pawnbroker’s Shop

The Dail Echo reported recently on a police appeal that has been launched by Hampshire police, following a burglary that took place in a Southampton pawnbroker shop situated within the Marlands Shopping Centre. The incident happened on Wednesday 3rd June at some point between 01.15am and 01.30am. Two men were involved with the theft. One of…

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Police Appeal for Witnesses To Attempted Robbery in Southampton

The Daily Echo have recently reported on a Police appeal, asking for witnesses to an attempted robbery that occurred on Sat 23rd May at approximately 3:30pm. The incident occurred on Earls Road in Portswood. A 28 year old man was reversing into a parking space when he was forced to brake sharply,. This was due…

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Home Security for the Summer

Bassett Lock and key would like to offer some security advice for the warmer months. Now that we have had a glimpse of Summer already, we all spend much more time outdoors and leaving doors and windows open for fresh air. This can potentially pose unnecessary security threats to your home and/or business premises. Lock…

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Police Appeal – Former Pub Boss on the Run

The Southern Daily Echo have reported today on the Police appeal that has been launched to try and locate a former pub boss that is on the run from the police, after stealing more than £25,000 from the business in Hampshire where he used to work. 37 year old Stephen Tims, is the former manager…

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Southampton Locksmith

Bassett Lock and Key At Bassett Lock & Key we offer locksmith services to both the residential and commercial sector in and around Hampshire, operating in areas such as Southampton and Winchester. We are police registered/CRB checked and regularly work in conjuction with Hampshire police and Southampton city council in handling their locksmith needs. We…

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