Making a marked improvement in bike security

The Oxford Times: PCSO Matt Autery security-marks a bike in Broad Street. Picture: OX67364 Damian Halliwell Buy this photo PCSO Matt Autery security-marks a bike in Broad Street. Picture: OX67364 Damian Halliwell

CYCLISTS were given peace of mind as police security-marked their bikes at city centre events last week.

PCSO Matt Autrey, of the city centre neighbourhood team, marked up the bikes in Broad Street on Thursday.

Police were also in the street marking bikes and handing out advice on Friday.

Thames Valley Police was charging £5 to security mark the cycles but it was free of charge to register the bikes online.

PCSO Autery said: “As well as registration and security marking, we used the event as an opportunity to educate people about cycling safety and the law.

“We had a great turnout and received very positive feedback from everyone who attended.”

More events are planned next month, but cyclists can also go to St Aldate’s police station to get their bikes marked and registered.

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10:39pm Mon 26 May 14

JanetJ says...

Isn't this something the Police used to do for free?
Isn't this something the Police used to do for free? JanetJ
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12:49pm Tue 27 May 14

King Joke says...

Yes it was :-(
Yes it was :-( King Joke
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9:46pm Tue 27 May 14

JanetJ says...

King Joke wrote:
Yes it was :-(
I wonder where the fivers all go
[quote][p][bold]King Joke[/bold] wrote: Yes it was :-([/p][/quote]I wonder where the fivers all go JanetJ
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8:23am Wed 28 May 14

King Joke says...

In the old sky-rocket like the bribes from Murdoch hacks.
In the old sky-rocket like the bribes from Murdoch hacks. King Joke
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