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Blog archives: November 2016

October 2016 Brooknight Newsletter - Frontline

Posted on: 10/11/2016

October 2016 Brooknight Newsletter - Frontline

The last couple of months have been incredibly busy at Brooknight Security. We have enjoyed some great new business wins and attended the opening of quite a few new stores too (all of which feature in this edition of the magazine). Two of our officers have received a Chief Constable’s Commendation for their bravery and professionalism and, as always, we have some Security Excellence Awards to give out too.

As we mentioned...

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Get Moving – Exercises you can do at Work

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Get Moving – Exercises you can do at Work

Get Moving – Some Quick, Simple Exercises you can do at Work.

We’ve put together 10 fun, quick and simple exercises that you can do just about anywhere (but can all be done at work throughout the day)

Stand - Sitting down for long periods of time has been linked to an increase in cardiovascular disease...so get up and stand whenever you can. Why...

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Health Alert - Drink More Water!

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Health Alert - Drink More Water!

I know what you’re thinking, yes, yes, we know 

...but, few of us actually do drink the recommended amount of water per day.

So what is the recommended amount? Well, the NHS website states the following: -

‘The European Food Safety Authority recommends that women should drink about 1.6 litres of fluid and men should drink...

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Engagement News

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Engagement News...

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Brooknight Belles Cancer Research 5k Pretty Mud Run

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Brooknight Belles Cancer Research 5k Pretty Mud Run

The Brooknight Bells unfortunately ended up as the Brooknight Belle as, due to injury, illness or holidays, the last one standing wasTheresa Woods! 

Despite multiple obstacles such as the wonderful rainy weather, balance beams, A-Frame net climb and decent, muddy tunnels, crawling under nets, space hoppers, inflatable hurdles, mud pools, giant muddy slides and being showered with mud and...

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Security Excellence Awards

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Security Excellence Awards

This month Security Excellence Awards go to Security Officers Ash Ali, Ashfaq Lyquat, Bernard Osei Ntansah and Sative Kaur following the successful retrieval of £298.30 worth of stolen goods from Primark in East Ham. 

Having spotted three females concealing items of clothing in Primark shoulder bags, the officers monitored them until they left the store without...

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Fosse Park Primark Opening

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Fosse Park Primark Opening

Primark’s 314th store was opened in Fosse Park by Clive Armitage, Regional Controller, supported by Paul Marchant CEO.

The brand new store, which covers 61,900 sq ft of retail space, created a huge buzz in the area with over 500 people queuing outside, waiting for the store to open.

Brooknight successfully managed the security for the event and...

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Primark Store Opening in Carlisle

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Primark Store Opening in Carlisle

On 10th October, Simon Gibbs, Director of Sales, opened a new Primark store in the Lanes Shopping Centre, Carlisle.

Located on the former BHS site, the new store has created 150 jobs and, with shoppers queuing for over an hour to get inside, it is obviously going to be a great attraction to the area.

The Brooknight security team...

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Mothercare store relaunches in Edmonton

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Mothercare store relaunches in Edmonton

On 1st September, Mothercare relaunched their Edmonton store and Brooknight was there to provide security for the opening.

The newly refurbished store, which looks fantastic, attracted a large crowd of customers and the day was made even more special with appearances by Peppa Pig and George in the store to have photos taken with their excited young fans.

Pictured at the opening was...

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Health Alert..Are you getting enough Magnesium in your diet?

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Health Alert..Are you getting enough Magnesium in your diet?

Do any of the following symptoms sound familiar?

• Unexplained tiredness or weakness

• Muscle cramps

• Eye twitches

• Abnormal heart beat

• Headaches

If so, it could be that you have a magnesium...

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Primark Margetgate Lancaster Store Opening

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Primark Margetgate Lancaster Store Opening

On 24th August 2016, Andy Stewart, Regional Controller opened a brand new, 45,000 sq ft Primark store in Marketgate, making it the largest store in the town and the biggest anchor store in Lancaster. The opening of the store is expected to increase the footfall to Marketgate and enhance the shopping experience in the city. 

Chris Fieldhouse, Managing Director said;“The operations team delivered...

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Mothercare Romford Relaunch

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Mothercare Romford Relaunch

On the 15th September, Mothercare relaunched its Romford store to a waiting crowd. 

The store underwent a major refurbishment and looked brilliant as it re-opened its doors 

for business.

Peppa Pig and George made their appearance and after a long wait due to traffic, a large crowd of children were able to meet the pair and have...

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Report from the Westminster Bubble

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Report from the Westminster Bubble

It is often said that a week is a long time in politics. But, nowadays, it can literally be hours. With events happening in the immediate post EU referendum period, coupled with modern 24-hour instant communications, it is very dangerous to look too far ahead when commenting about current issues.

For instance, in a debate in the House of Lords back in July about measures to end poverty, the Minister in summing...

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Brooknight Security Awarded Contract with Calor Gas Ltd

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Brooknight Security Awarded Contract with Calor Gas Ltd

Brooknight Security is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a contract for the supply of manned guarding services to Calor Gas Ltd.

The contract which will commence on the 30th October 2016 will see Brooknight Security providing manned guarding to a number of Calor plants and their prestigious Head Office in Tachbrook Park, Warwick.

The award was made after a competitive...

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Commendation for Brooknight Security Officers

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Commendation for Brooknight Security Officers

Security Officers Ibrahim Marqeshi and Mariglen Lulo  On 5th October, Chief Constable of Bedfordshire,Jon Boutcher, presented commendations to Security Officers Mariglen Lulo and Ibrahim Marqeshi

The commendations stated:

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Brooknight Security Awarded Homebase National Contract

Posted on: 10/11/2016

Brooknight Security Awarded Homebase National Contract

Brooknight Security is incredibly proud to announce that it has been awarded the national security contract by Homebase. The award will see Brooknight supplying all manned guarding requirements to Homebase stores in the UK and Ireland and its UK Distribution Centres. The contract, which commences in January 2017, will also require national support for adhoc security cover requirements.

David Marchio, National Accounts Director,...

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