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Vandals damage 160-year-old stained glass window Church leaders have spoken of the “irony” after mindless vandals damaged a priceless 160-year-old window depicting the “sinful” Mary Magdalene who was loved by Jesus despite her wayward past. Full Article
Thieves steal 'large amount' of lead from 12th Century Rutland church The lead was taken from the roof of a chapel in the church, parts of which date back to the 12th Century, Leicestershire Police said. The church is the latest victim of lead theft, a crime which has caused misery for dozens of historic buildings across the county in recent years. Full article Police urge people to stay vigilant following Suffolk church incidents Police are urging people to stay vigilant for unfamiliar persons and or vehicles parked at or nearby, particularly commercial vehicles and to note down any descriptions as well as vehicle descriptions and registration numbers. Sgt Brian Calver, of the rural crime team, said: “If a church doesn’t have a roof alarm system fitted and has a substantial quantity of lead on the roof, it’s advisable to ensure one is fitted". Read the full article
Managing Director of E-Bound AVX Ltd Angus Brown article on alarms for church roofs Angus Brown, founder and managing director of E-Bound AVX Limited, has held a number of security-related roles since leaving the British Army over 20 years ago. He has brought the disciplines and skills he learned while working for British intelligence to bear in developing modern security products and services. Read the full article Police Issue advice after string of lead thefts on churches in Lincolnshire There have been a number of reported thefts in the village of Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Several churches fell victim to organised lead theft over the course of a few days in September. Police have urged church wardens to frequently check their churches and be aware of any work that may or may not have been booked for the church, as it is believed that thieves will attempt to disguise themselves as building workers for the church. News article Section of Church Roof Destroyed by Storm Ciara St Michael and All Angels in Edmondthorpe had a large section off roof blow off in the wake of Storm Ciara, exposing the organ and other fixtures to the elements. Luckily, the Churches Conservation Trust was quick to act and began repair and maintenance on the destroyed roof, covering the organ and other valuable aspects of the church interior. Read the full article in the March edition of the E-Bound Voice. 4 Arrested in connection to lead theft Three men have been charged with Conspiracy to Steal between August 2018 and March 2020 and offences in relation to the Proceeds of Crime Act, retaining, converting, distributing criminal property. This is connection with a theft of lead from churches across Lincolnshire and beyond. They were arrested on Friday 20th March. Devastating metal theft place more churches on at-risk register INCREASINGLY daring metal thefts have caused a sharp jump in the number of churches being placed on the Buildings at Risk register. The latest annual Historic England list, published 16th October 2020, shows that, of the 90 additions, almost half (37) are due to crime, mostly lead-theft. Only 69 places of worship already on the list have been repaired enough to be removed. Source: Church Times, read the full article Villager found upon church roof on Christmas Day thanks to E-Bound Roof Alarm System St Breaca, Breage had reported to E-Bound that an intruder had managed to gain access to church roof on Christmas Day. The intruder was intoxicated and not on the roof to steal the lead. The person in question was attempting to get to the top of the tower and managed to scale the first roof and ended up in one of the long valleys where they were no longer visible from ground view. Members of the church contacted emergency services to help apprehend the intruder who had also caused themselves slight injuries. This event triggered the roof alarm system, to which the contact at the church was promptly made aware of the intruder from the alarm receiving centre (ARC). Church Roof gang jailed for a combined total of 22 years Four men have been jailed for the theft of of lead from church roofs across the country. The gang between May 2018 and March 2020 had stripped tonnes of lead from Grade 1 and 2 churches costing 36 of the victim churches a combined £2.1 million. The four men have pleaded guilty to all 36 charges and have been sentenced. Read the full article CCTV captured the moment intruders heard the E-Bound Roof Alarm Once the correct parameters were met for the roof alarm to activate, our CCTV system caught footage of the moment when intruders on a church roof heard the roof alarm and fled, resorting to jumping off the roof. The intruders needed nothing but the grate protecting the windows to get on top of the roof, which is why we believe it is imperative that churches take every measure to protect their roof. E-Bound AVX Ltd are now a member company of Secured by Design with our staple Church Roof Alarm being officially approved Secured by Design is an official Police security initiative who aim to reduce crime through design and other approaches to reduce the demand on Police forces. Since 1989 Secured by Design have had more than one million homes built to SBD standards, reduced overall property crime by 60%, worked with Police forces to reduce the number of false alarm calls to Police from 1,05,538 in 1996 to 124,164 in 2017. This is a proud moment for everyone here at E-Bound as it allows us to work directly with Police. Lead theft reaches crisis point “Heart breaking” lead theft from rural churches reaches crisis point There is a new call for vigilance by all rural communities as theft of church roof lead rockets once again. A group of four churches in villages north of Oxford have had their lead roofing stolen, one for the second time in just a few weeks. The thefts cause damage both inside and outside the buildings, create disruption to services including weddings and funerals and are a huge burden for fundraising by small rural communities and congregations. Read the full article Villagers rally round to protect historic church after lead thieves strike Villagers rallied round after thieves stripped a large swathe of roofing lead from their local church. Residents of Burrough on the Hill, between Melton and Oakham, acted quickly to cover the gaping hole in the roof of St Mary the Virgin before heavy rainfall. An estimated 50m sq area of the roof was left unprotected following the theft, which is thought to have happened in the early hours of Saturday. The gap exposed the interior of the church, parts of which date back to the 13th Century. Its organ was directly underneath the hole. Read the full story here here here here here here here here here

E-Bound recently made a donation to local primary school Longthorpe Primary, handing over a "big box" of batteries.

 

Hannah Goodley and Sarah Medcalf of E-Bound visited Longthorpe Primary to donate the batteries. The students were very thankful and E-Bound received a thank you note from one of the young students.

 

The school were collecting spare batteries for new school equipment, which we here at E-Bound had an abundance of that were spare and free to donate.

E-Bound donates "big box" of batteries to local Peterborough primary school

Our Alarm in Action

 

A church in Lancashire recently had some unwanted visitors and we are pleased to report that the E-Bound roof alarm system scared them off before they could get away with any lead.

 

The alarm triggered and the intruders fled.

 

In the video you can them running away once our alarm system was activated.

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E-Bound AVX Ltd are now a member company of Secured by Design with our staple Church Roof Alarm being officially approved Secured by Design is an official Police security initiative who aim to reduce crime through design and other approaches to reduce the demand on Police forces. Since 1989 Secured by Design have had more than one million homes built to SBD standards, reduced overall property crime by 60%, worked with Police forces to reduce the number of false alarm calls to Police from 1,05,538 in 1996 to 124,164 in 2017. This is a proud moment for everyone here at E-Bound as it allows us to work directly with Police.
CCTV captured the moment intruders heard the E-Bound Roof Alarm Once the correct parameters were met for the roof alarm to activate, our CCTV system caught footage of the moment when intruders on a church roof heard the roof alarm and fled, resorting to jumping off the roof. The intruders needed nothing but the grate protecting the windows to get on top of the roof, which is why we believe it is imperative that churches take every measure to protect their roof.
Church Roof gang jailed for a combined total of 22 years Four men have been jailed for the theft of of lead from church roofs across the country. The gang between May 2018 and March 2020 had stripped tonnes of lead from Grade 1 and 2 churches costing 36 of the victim churches a combined £2.1 million. The four men have pleaded guilty to all 36 charges and have been sentenced. Read the full article here
Devastating metal theft place more churches on at-risk register INCREASINGLY daring metal thefts have caused a sharp jump in the number of churches being placed on the Buildings at Risk register. The latest annual Historic England list, published 16th October 2020, shows that, of the 90 additions, almost half (37) are due to crime, mostly lead-theft. Only 69 places of worship already on the list have been repaired enough to be removed. Source: Church Times, read the full article here
Villager found upon church roof on Christmas Day thanks to E-Bound Roof Alarm System St Breaca, Breage had reported to E-Bound that an intruder had managed to gain access to church roof on Christmas Day. The intruder was intoxicated and not on the roof to steal the lead. The person in question was attempting to get to the top of the tower and managed to scale the first roof and ended up in one of the long valleys where they were no longer visible from ground view. Members of the church contacted emergency services to help apprehend the intruder who had also caused themselves slight injuries. This event triggered the roof alarm system, to which the contact at the church was promptly made aware of the intruder from the alarm receiving centre (ARC). Section of Church Roof Destroyed by Storm Ciara St Michael and All Angels in Edmondthorpe had a large section off roof blow off in the wake of Storm Ciara, exposing the organ and other fixtures to the elements. Luckily, the Churches Conservation Trust was quick to act and began repair and maintenance on the destroyed roof, covering the organ and other valuable aspects of the church interior. Read the full article in the March edition of the E-Bound Voice.
4 Arrested in connection to lead theft Three men have been charged with Conspiracy to Steal between August 2018 and March 2020 and offences in relation to the Proceeds of Crime Act, retaining, converting, distributing criminal property. This is connection with a theft of lead from churches across Lincolnshire and beyond. They were arrested on Friday 20th March.
Police Issue advice after string of lead thefts on churches in Lincolnshire There have been a number of reported thefts in the village of Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Several churches fell victim to organised lead theft over the course of a few days in September. Police have urged church wardens to frequently check their churches and be aware of any work that may or may not have been booked for the church, as it is believed that thieves will attempt to disguise themselves as building workers for the church. News article Lead theft reaches crisis point “Heart breaking” lead theft from rural churches reaches crisis point There is a new call for vigilance by all rural communities as theft of church roof lead rockets once again. A group of four churches in villages north of Oxford have had their lead roofing stolen, one for the second time in just a few weeks. The thefts cause damage both inside and outside the buildings, create disruption to services including weddings and funerals and are a huge burden for fundraising by small rural communities and congregations. Read the full article Vandals damage 160-year-old stained glass window Church leaders have spoken of the “irony” after mindless vandals damaged a priceless 160-year-old window depicting the “sinful” Mary Magdalene who was loved by Jesus despite her wayward past. Full Article here here here Latest News
Managing Director of E-Bound AVX Ltd Angus Brown article on alarms for church roofs Angus Brown, founder and managing director of E-Bound AVX Limited, has held a number of security-related roles since leaving the British Army over 20 years ago. He has brought the disciplines and skills he learned while working for British intelligence to bear in developing modern security products and services. Read the full article here
Villagers rally round to protect historic church after lead thieves strike Villagers rallied round after thieves stripped a large swathe of roofing lead from their local church. Residents of Burrough on the Hill, between Melton and Oakham, acted quickly to cover the gaping hole in the roof of St Mary the Virgin before heavy rainfall. An estimated 50m sq area of the roof was left unprotected following the theft, which is thought to have happened in the early hours of Saturday. The gap exposed the interior of the church, parts of which date back to the 13th Century. Its organ was directly underneath the hole. Read the full story here
Thieves steal 'large amount' of lead from 12th Century Rutland church The lead was taken from the roof of a chapel in the church, parts of which date back to the 12th Century, Leicestershire Police said. The church is the latest victim of lead theft, a crime which has caused misery for dozens of historic buildings across the county in recent years. Full article here
Police urge people to stay vigilant following Suffolk church incidents Police are urging people to stay vigilant for unfamiliar persons and or vehicles parked at or nearby, particularly commercial vehicles and to note down any descriptions as well as vehicle descriptions and registration numbers. Sgt Brian Calver, of the rural crime team, said: “If a church doesn’t have a roof alarm system fitted and has a substantial quantity of lead on the roof, it’s advisable to ensure one is fitted". Read the full article here
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E-Bound donates "big box" of batteries to local Peterborough primary school
E-Bound AVX Ltd are now a member company of Secured by Design with our staple Church Roof Alarm being officially approved Secured by Design is an official Police security initiative who aim to reduce crime through design and other approaches to reduce the demand on Police forces. Since 1989 Secured by Design have had more than one million homes built to SBD standards, reduced overall property crime by 60%, worked with Police forces to reduce the number of false alarm calls to Police from 1,05,538 in 1996 to 124,164 in 2017. This is a proud moment for everyone here at E-Bound as it allows us to work directly with Police. here
Villager found upon church roof on Christmas Day thanks to E-Bound Roof Alarm System St Breaca, Breage had reported to E-Bound that an intruder had managed to gain access to church roof on Christmas Day. The intruder was intoxicated and not on the roof to steal the lead. The person in question was attempting to get to the top of the tower and managed to scale the first roof and ended up in one of the long valleys where they were no longer visible from ground view. Members of the church contacted emergency services to help apprehend the intruder who had also caused themselves slight injuries. This event triggered the roof alarm system, to which the contact at the church was promptly made aware of the intruder from the alarm receiving centre (ARC). Church Roof gang jailed for a combined total of 22 years Four men have been jailed for the theft of of lead from church roofs across the country. The gang between May 2018 and March 2020 had stripped tonnes of lead from Grade 1 and 2 churches costing 36 of the victim churches a combined £2.1 million. The four men have pleaded guilty to all 36 charges and have been sentenced. Read the full article CCTV captured the moment intruders heard the E-Bound Roof Alarm Once the correct parameters were met for the roof alarm to activate, our CCTV system caught footage of the moment when intruders on a church roof heard the roof alarm and fled, resorting to jumping off the roof. The intruders needed nothing but the grate protecting the windows to get on top of the roof, which is why we believe it is imperative that churches take every measure to protect their roof.
Devastating metal theft place more churches on at-risk register INCREASINGLY daring metal thefts have caused a sharp jump in the number of churches being placed on the Buildings at Risk register. The latest annual Historic England list, published 16th October 2020, shows that, of the 90 additions, almost half (37) are due to crime, mostly lead-theft. Only 69 places of worship already on the list have been repaired enough to be removed. Source: Church Times, read the full article here
4 Arrested in connection to lead theft Three men have been charged with Conspiracy to Steal between August 2018 and March 2020 and offences in relation to the Proceeds of Crime Act, retaining, converting, distributing criminal property. This is connection with a theft of lead from churches across Lincolnshire and beyond. They were arrested on Friday 20th March. Section of Church Roof Destroyed by Storm Ciara St Michael and All Angels in Edmondthorpe had a large section off roof blow off in the wake of Storm Ciara, exposing the organ and other fixtures to the elements. Luckily, the Churches Conservation Trust was quick to act and began repair and maintenance on the destroyed roof, covering the organ and other valuable aspects of the church interior. Read the full article in the March edition of the E-Bound Voice.
Managing Director of E-Bound AVX Ltd Angus Brown article on alarms for church roofs Angus Brown, founder and managing director of E-Bound AVX Limited, has held a number of security-related roles since leaving the British Army over 20 years ago. He has brought the disciplines and skills he learned while working for British intelligence to bear in developing modern security products and services. Read the full article Police Issue advice after string of lead thefts on churches in Lincolnshire There have been a number of reported thefts in the village of Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Several churches fell victim to organised lead theft over the course of a few days in September. Police have urged church wardens to frequently check their churches and be aware of any work that may or may not have been booked for the church, as it is believed that thieves will attempt to disguise themselves as building workers for the church. News article Lead theft reaches crisis point “Heart breaking” lead theft from rural churches reaches crisis point There is a new call for vigilance by all rural communities as theft of church roof lead rockets once again. A group of four churches in villages north of Oxford have had their lead roofing stolen, one for the second time in just a few weeks. The thefts cause damage both inside and outside the buildings, create disruption to services including weddings and funerals and are a huge burden for fundraising by small rural communities and congregations. Read the full article Thieves steal 'large amount' of lead from 12th Century Rutland church The lead was taken from the roof of a chapel in the church, parts of which date back to the 12th Century, Leicestershire Police said. The church is the latest victim of lead theft, a crime which has caused misery for dozens of historic buildings across the county in recent years. Full article Villagers rally round to protect historic church after lead thieves strike Villagers rallied round after thieves stripped a large swathe of roofing lead from their local church. Residents of Burrough on the Hill, between Melton and Oakham, acted quickly to cover the gaping hole in the roof of St Mary the Virgin before heavy rainfall. An estimated 50m sq area of the roof was left unprotected following the theft, which is thought to have happened in the early hours of Saturday. The gap exposed the interior of the church, parts of which date back to the 13th Century. Its organ was directly underneath the hole. Read the full story
E-Bound donates "big box" of batteries to local Peterborough primary school Police urge people to stay vigilant following Suffolk church incidents Police are urging people to stay vigilant for unfamiliar persons and or vehicles parked at or nearby, particularly commercial vehicles and to note down any descriptions as well as vehicle descriptions and registration numbers. Sgt Brian Calver, of the rural crime team, said: “If a church doesn’t have a roof alarm system fitted and has a substantial quantity of lead on the roof, it’s advisable to ensure one is fitted". Read the full article Vandals damage 160-year-old stained glass window Church leaders have spoken of the “irony” after mindless vandals damaged a priceless 160-year-old window depicting the “sinful” Mary Magdalene who was loved by Jesus despite her wayward past. Full Article here here here here here here here Latest News
Download our newsletter The E-Bound Voice for the latest news and updates Subscribe to our newsletter here
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E-Bound AVX Ltd are now a member company of Secured by Design with our staple Church Roof Alarm being officially approved Secured by Design is an official Police security initiative who aim to reduce crime through design and other approaches to reduce the demand on Police forces. Since 1989 Secured by Design have had more than one million homes built to SBD standards, reduced overall property crime by 60%, worked with Police forces to reduce the number of false alarm calls to Police from 1,05,538 in 1996 to 124,164 in 2017. This is a proud moment for everyone here at E-Bound as it allows us to work directly with Police. here
4 Arrested in connection to lead theft Three men have been charged with Conspiracy to Steal between August 2018 and March 2020 and offences in relation to the Proceeds of Crime Act, retaining, converting, distributing criminal property. This is connection with a theft of lead from churches across Lincolnshire and beyond. They were arrested on Friday 20th March. Section of Church Roof Destroyed by Storm Ciara St Michael and All Angels in Edmondthorpe had a large section off roof blow off in the wake of Storm Ciara, exposing the organ and other fixtures to the elements. Luckily, the Churches Conservation Trust was quick to act and began repair and maintenance on the destroyed roof, covering the organ and other valuable aspects of the church interior. Read the full article in the March edition of the E-Bound Voice.
Villager found upon church roof on Christmas Day thanks to E-Bound Roof Alarm System St Breaca, Breage had reported to E-Bound that an intruder had managed to gain access to church roof on Christmas Day. The intruder was intoxicated and not on the roof to steal the lead. The person in question was attempting to get to the top of the tower and managed to scale the first roof and ended up in one of the long valleys where they were no longer visible from ground view. Members of the church contacted emergency services to help apprehend the intruder who had also caused themselves slight injuries. This event triggered the roof alarm system, to which the contact at the church was promptly made aware of the intruder from the alarm receiving centre (ARC). Church Roof gang jailed for a combined total of 22 years Four men have been jailed for the theft of of lead from church roofs across the country. The gang between May 2018 and March 2020 had stripped tonnes of lead from Grade 1 and 2 churches costing 36 of the victim churches a combined £2.1 million. The four men have pleaded guilty to all 36 charges and have been sentenced. Read the full article CCTV captured the moment intruders heard the E-Bound Roof Alarm Once the correct parameters were met for the roof alarm to activate, our CCTV system caught footage of the moment when intruders on a church roof heard the roof alarm and fled, resorting to jumping off the roof. The intruders needed nothing but the grate protecting the windows to get on top of the roof, which is why we believe it is imperative that churches take every measure to protect their roof.
Managing Director of E-Bound AVX Ltd Angus Brown article on alarms for church roofs Angus Brown, founder and managing director of E-Bound AVX Limited, has held a number of security-related roles since leaving the British Army over 20 years ago. He has brought the disciplines and skills he learned while working for British intelligence to bear in developing modern security products and services. Read the full article Police Issue advice after string of lead thefts on churches in Lincolnshire There have been a number of reported thefts in the village of Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Several churches fell victim to organised lead theft over the course of a few days in September. Police have urged church wardens to frequently check their churches and be aware of any work that may or may not have been booked for the church, as it is believed that thieves will attempt to disguise themselves as building workers for the church. News article Devastating metal theft place more churches on at-risk register INCREASINGLY daring metal thefts have caused a sharp jump in the number of churches being placed on the Buildings at Risk register. The latest annual Historic England list, published 16th October 2020, shows that, of the 90 additions, almost half (37) are due to crime, mostly lead-theft. Only 69 places of worship already on the list have been repaired enough to be removed. Source: Church Times, read the full article Lead theft reaches crisis point “Heart breaking” lead theft from rural churches reaches crisis point There is a new call for vigilance by all rural communities as theft of church roof lead rockets once again. A group of four churches in villages north of Oxford have had their lead roofing stolen, one for the second time in just a few weeks. The thefts cause damage both inside and outside the buildings, create disruption to services including weddings and funerals and are a huge burden for fundraising by small rural communities and congregations. Read the full article Thieves steal 'large amount' of lead from 12th Century Rutland church The lead was taken from the roof of a chapel in the church, parts of which date back to the 12th Century, Leicestershire Police said. The church is the latest victim of lead theft, a crime which has caused misery for dozens of historic buildings across the county in recent years. Full article Villagers rally round to protect historic church after lead thieves strike Villagers rallied round after thieves stripped a large swathe of roofing lead from their local church. Residents of Burrough on the Hill, between Melton and Oakham, acted quickly to cover the gaping hole in the roof of St Mary the Virgin before heavy rainfall. An estimated 50m sq area of the roof was left unprotected following the theft, which is thought to have happened in the early hours of Saturday. The gap exposed the interior of the church, parts of which date back to the 13th Century. Its organ was directly underneath the hole. Read the full story Police urge people to stay vigilant following Suffolk church incidents Police are urging people to stay vigilant for unfamiliar persons and or vehicles parked at or nearby, particularly commercial vehicles and to note down any descriptions as well as vehicle descriptions and registration numbers. Sgt Brian Calver, of the rural crime team, said: “If a church doesn’t have a roof alarm system fitted and has a substantial quantity of lead on the roof, it’s advisable to ensure one is fitted". Read the full article Vandals damage 160-year-old stained glass window Church leaders have spoken of the “irony” after mindless vandals damaged a priceless 160-year-old window depicting the “sinful” Mary Magdalene who was loved by Jesus despite her wayward past. Full Article here here here here here here here Latest News
Download our newsletter The E-Bound Voice for the latest news and updates Subscribe to our newsletter here
E-Bound donates "big box" of batteries to local Peterborough primary school