Posts by Roger Murphy

Car Used in Stockport Robbery Is Stolen From Rochdale?

Heaton Moor Road, Stockport | Falcon Locks, Rochdale

Rochdale Online have recently  reported on a vehicle theft that took place on Tuesday 22nd September at 02:15 am. A black Subaru Forester STI Type M on a 51 registration plate, was taken by three men from a commercial car garage on Hill street. Later the same day, at approximately 16:40 pm, an armed robbery…

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Home Owner Stabs Burglar To ‘Protect His Family’.

Beaufort Avenue, Swinton, Manchester | Falcon Locks

The Manchester Evening News have recently reported on a burglar who was stabbed by the owner of the home that he had unlawfully entered. Craig Norman aged 38 had been stabbed in the stomach by Lee Fellowes and consequently, Norman spent almost six months in the Manchester Royal Infirmary. During a hearing at Manchester Magistrates Court,…

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79 Yr Old Threatened With Screwdriver Whilst Being Burgled

Norford Way, Rochdale | Falcon Locks

The Manchester Evening News  reported recently on an elderly man being threatened with a screw driver, whilst his home was burgled. A gang of male burglars were involved. The 79 year old man was at home in Norford Way, Rochdale on Monday 17th August. At approximately 6:20pm, the three burglars broke into his property. One of…

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Home Security For Summer

Home Security for Summer - Falcon Locks

‘Home security for Summer’, is by no means an exhaustive list of security suggestions. However Falcon Locks wanted to produce a helpful guide to assist with security threats that are specific to the security of a home at this time of year. By providing this information, we hope that individuals can improve the overall security…

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Burglary – Restaurant in Rochdale Left Trashed

Falcon Locks are the local locksmith firm for Rochdale

The Manchester Evening News has recently reported on a burglary that occurred in a restaurant that had not long opened, in Rochdale. The Chocolate Bar in the town’s centre was targeted a mere seven weeks after opening it’s doors. The culprits broke into the premises on the corner of Cheetham Street and Yorkshire Street, through the…

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Police Appeal for Information After Double Burglary

Falcon Locks, Locksmith for Rochdale and surrounding areas.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward, following a burglary on both a bakery and a newsagents. The Manchester Evening News recently reported on the event that took place at some time between 4pm on Saturday 16th May and 3am on Monday 18th May this year. The Sayers Bakery in The Walk and The Walk Newsagents next…

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Secured By Design – The Police Initiative

Secured by Design is a police initiative that Falcon Locks support

The Crime Prevention Website recently reported on a police initiative that has been set up to try to eliminate crime opportunities in new builds. The scheme applies to both new build private homes and also new build commercial properties. Though not a particularly renowned program, ‘Secured by Design’ (SBD) was actually started almost 30 years ago in…

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Thousands stolen from Tesco Cash Point – From Underground!

Falcon Locks are the local Locksmith firm in Rochdale

The Manchester Evening News recently reported on the theft of large amounts of cash, estimated at £50,000 from the ATM at the Tesco Express store in Rochdale. The crime happened only a year after an ATM at the Tesco store in Eccles had also been targeted, in which £86,000 of cash had been stolen. Both incidents…

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uPVC Lock Information

uPVC lock advice from Falcon Locks

Falcon Locks are uPVC lock specialists and we wanted to offer some uPVC lock information. Including advice about the different types of uPVC locks available. Thereby, helping you to choose the right option for you. With dozens and dozens of different specifications to choose from we think this information will be useful to home owners and businesses…

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New Van key!

Falcon Locks and assist with car lockouts in Manchester

Vehicle Lock out call ….. Got a call this week from a customer requiring a new key for his Ford Transit vehicle lock in Failsworth. He said that he could lock the van with his existing key but was struggling to unlock it. I went to the Ford Transit and after about 15 minutes I diagnosed that…

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