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Gunpowder, Treason and… Burglary?

Burglaries increase by 22% on Bonfire Night.

Today there will be lots of information and advice out there regarding staying safe on Bonfire Night. This advice is, of course, necessary because of the nature of bonfires and fireworks but it’s not just people that need protecting, it’s property as well.

You are statistically more likely to be burgled on Bonfire Night than any other night of the year!

Burglaries increase by a whopping 22% on 5th November so as well as following bonfire safety advice, you need to follow bonfire security advice as well:

 

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This is all pretty simple, obvious stuff but the annual spike in burglaries at this time would indicate that people are not following this advice. Don’t be one of them!