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August 2016 Brooknight Newsletter - Frontline

Posted on: 16/09/2016

August 2016 Brooknight Newsletter - Frontline

Brooknight is gearing up to get involved in Great Britain’s Health & Wellbeing weekwhich this year takes place between the 15th and 22nd October. September and October’s issue of Frontline will be jam packed with great information including healthy eating and stress busting tips and will be encouraging everyone to get involved.

If you have any health and wellbeing initiatives that you’d like to see introduced in...

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Primark Relaunch in Maidstone

Posted on: 16/09/2016

Primark Relaunch in Maidstone...

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Brooknight Security Team at 32nd International West Kent Run

Posted on: 16/09/2016

Brooknight Security Team at 32nd International West Kent Run

Praise for Brooknight Security Team at 32nd International West Kent Run

Brooknight proudly provided security for the 32nd International West Kent Run, which took place from the 4th to 8th August.


The International West Kent Run Weekend is one of the largest events in Vintage Motorcycle Club’s calendar and is organised by the West Kent Section. The proceeds of the event this year was donated to the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance.

361 riders...

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Brooknight Welcomes New Starters

Posted on: 16/09/2016

Brooknight Welcomes New Starters

Brooknight Welcomes New Starters Kris Evans and David Southern

We are excited to announce we have two fabulous new starters who have recently joined the Brooknight team as CCTV and control room operators.

Kris Evans joined us on 1st August and, within just three weeks, has already shown that he is very capable and professional - his background of surveillance in casinos has certainly enhanced his ability to multi task!

David Southern joined us on Monday 22nd August after...

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Mothercare opens a brand new store in Havant

Posted on: 02/08/2016

Mothercare opens a brand new store in Havant

Brand new Mothercare opens in Havant.

On the 14th July, Mothercare opened a brand new store in Havant within the Solent Retail Park.

Security officer Nicole Hadley was on site, together with Regional Supervisor Sonny Vallipuram, to manage the security requirements on the day.

Peppa Pig was seen in the area, together with some other well know faces, and the opening was deemed a huge success.

 

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Security Excellence Awards

Posted on: 31/05/2016

Security Excellence Awards

Congratulations to Security Officer Simone Bushell who was nominated for a Security Excellence Award by Regional Supervisor, Sonny Vallipuram. Sonny has put in a request for a company Lear jet to assist Simone, as she does a huge amount of travelling, helping to cover shifts at short notice (a recent shift cover request had Simone travelling from Folkestone...

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Protecting your business: What the Government says

Posted on: 21/03/2015

Making sure that your security set-up complies with law is essential for any business.

In the UK, you can use CCTV to protect your property but you must follow the Data Protection Act.

You must:

  • put up a sign to let people know CCTV is being used and why.
  • be able to provide images within 40 days to anyone you’ve recorded (you can charge up to £10 for this).
  • share images with the authorities, eg...

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Body worn CCTV introduced at Welsh hospital

Posted on: 09/03/2015

A health board has become the first in Wales to issue body-worn cameras in a bid to cut down on violent attacks and abuse of staff.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board reports between 2,500 to 3,000 assaults on its staff each year, with nearly half considered intentional.

25% of incidents against NHS staff across Wales happen at Cardiff and Vale UHB.

The...

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CCTV innovations: Fujitsu and plenoptic cameras

Posted on: 07/03/2015

Techworld has revealed that Fujitsu has developed image-processing technology that can be used to track people in security camera footage, even when the images are heavily blurred to protect their privacy.

 

In the Techworld article, Fujitsu Laboratories said its technology is the first of its kind that can detect people from low-resolution imagery in which faces are indistinguishable.

Detecting the movements of people could be useful for retail design,...

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Smart CCTV in fight against crime

Posted on: 03/03/2015

Smart CCTV in fight against crime

A million-pound project to develop ‘smart’ cameras that sense violence on the streets is being developed by Cardiff University researchers.

Computer science and violence experts are teaming up with technology specialists from Airbus Group to develop a system that will spot trouble brewing and guide police before anyone gets hurt.

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Access for employees: Is the future under your skin?

Posted on: 22/02/2015

A new office block in Sweden is offering workers the chance to have a microchip implanted under their skin to allow them to access to various services within the building.

A tiny gadget the size of a grain of rice is implanted in employees hands. It then allows them to open doors, or use the photocopier, even buy food from the cafe, all with a...

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Thanet's CCTV scheme results in 400 arrests in 2013

Posted on: 17/02/2015

Thanet council's CCTV team contributed to more than 400 arrests in 2013.

 

The council employs six operators who work in shifts to ensure the control room is covered 24/7, 365 days a year.

Their system links up to local police and they pick up on approximately 11 incidents a day.

Making sure justice is served

There are 95 cameras across Thanet...

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Updates To CCTV Systems Around The Country

Posted on: 28/05/2014

Updates To CCTV Systems Around The Country

These days, it seems that CCTV cameras are everywhere, seemingly watching our every move and making us feel like contestants on Big Brother. But what are the realities of CCTV systems? How are they used for good in our local area? And what are the latest developments concerning the cameras in our towns and cities? Here's a brief look at the latest CCTV updates in England.

What Are The Updates?
Recently, local councils have been finding ways to increase the effectiveness...

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