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by TheProf
9 Dec 2015 11:27
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Burglary in Thorpes
Replies: 6
Views: 1416

Re: Burglary in Thorpes

The police checked for CCTV but the nearest ones are on Sydenham Rd

They kicked in the lower wooden panel on our kitchen door. We spent a fortune on new locks but obviously that was a weak point.

Does anybody have any alarm recommendations?

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by TheProf
9 Dec 2015 01:38
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Burglary in Thorpes
Replies: 6
Views: 1416

Burglary in Thorpes

Unfortunately I'm sure this is fairly common, but we were burgled last night (Tuesday) between 6:30-10:30pm. We recently moved into the Thorpes on the junction of Earlsthorpe and Dukesthorpe. On the very rare off chance that anybody saw anything suspicious around there last night do please let me kn...
by TheProf
8 Sep 2015 10:52
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Need someone to deal with damp problem
Replies: 12
Views: 4731

Re: Need someone to deal with damp problem

It's all basic science. There is no such thing as rising damp. Put some bricks and plaster in water and watch it (not) rise. You will either have a penetrating damp problem caused by water ingress or a condensation problem. The former is unlikely on the party wall. But for example, occurs when you'v...