Government published new Beating Crime Plan

The new Beating Crime Plan has been devised by Boris Johnson to ensure that everyone feels safe in their homes and safe on the streets. The plan involves reducing crime and violence, preventing incidents, ensuring the most dangerous criminals stay off the streets, help to successfully rehabilitate some offenders, and improve confidence in the justice […]

Are you prepared for post-lockdown security?

The Fitzrovia Partnership is proud to support Counter Terrorism Policing’s vigilance campaign and encourage our partnership member businesses and the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity. Communities defeat terrorism. Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Matt Twist, Senior National Coordinator Protect & Prepare has said, “Whilst terrorist attacks […]

Guidance for door supervisors

The SIA has published guidance to support security professionals working on doors in various industries, such as retail, on how to protect themselves and others. As lockdown restrictions are eased, door supervisors will be returning to work at licensed and nighttime entertainment premises and having not worked in that environment for a while, some training […]

Incident management for businesses and premises

What to do when faced with an incident in your premises or nearby Effective incident management that is well planned and rehearsed, is critical to managing a situation and reducing risk to everyone involved and around. Read the useful guidance and steps from The Centre for the Protection of the National Infrastructure [CPNI] that organisations […]

£6million investment pledged to green spaces in London

The Grow Back Greener Fund of £1.2 million, and Green Resilience Fund Space Fund of £4 million, will create and improve green spaces in the London areas that need them the most. Grants will be offered to community group, schools and local authority projects like pocket parks, and neighbourhoods through the Grow Back Greener Fund, […]

Alert: Potential office scam in central London

An incident has been reported of unlawful access to an office building. At 21:30 on 26/06/2021, two males wearing hi-vis jackets entered a building in Soho stating that they were COVID inspectors and were there to do an inspection. No face masks were worn by the two males.The males were recording inside the site and […]

The new £50 note

A new £50 note featuring scientist Alan Turing has gone into circulation in the UK, available in bank branches and ATMs. The new polymer notes will have the most up to date security features making it very difficult to counterfeit and marks the Bank of England’s final move away from paper money to polymer. Paper […]

Clean Streets app now Love Clean Streets app

Our Environmental Officer, Mo, is constantly reporting waste issues in the area, but every little help is needed in providing reports. The new Love Clean Streets app, replacing the former Clean Streets app, is now available to the public to report any waste and environmental issues and to reinforce evidence of the hot spot areas. […]