“Some of you will already know that there was an attempted burglary at Saunders Avenue during the weekend of 4/5th December, reported on page 8 of the current issue of the Teesdale Mercury.
I am receiving regular police messages about other areas a bit nearer Darlington that are suffering a spate of thefts, so I would urge you all to be especially vigilant, please.
The Telegraph carried an interesting report on 25th November, in which a convicted thief spelt out the things that most effectively deter burglars from targeting certain homes. You will find the report from this link:
I hope you may find this useful.”