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Crawley bike thefts – discover which areas of the town have the highest and lowest reported thefts of bicycles



It seems a day doesn’t go by when a bicycle isn’t reported as stolen, either from someones garden or from a park.

Now the true statistics of the problem are revealed in the latest report from

It shows that the area of Crawley with the most amount of thefts, in both the last year and in the last three years is Three Bridges.

Three Bridges accounted for 17.18% of all the reported bike thefts in the town for the past three years.

The area with the least reported bike thefts was Bewbush with only 3.07% of all bike thefts in the past three years.

To see how well or bad your area is for bicycle crime take a look at the report below.

AreaLast 12 monthsLast 3 years%
Forge Wood9295.52
Langley Green8234.91
Manor Royal12347.36
Pound Hill9295.52
Pound Hill9295.52
Three Bridges286417.18
West Green14578.59

Sussex Police have been approached for comment.


How more than 600 runners have helped a Crawley school raise almost £7k for NHS



They have come together as a community to support the NHS but in a very unique way.

Starting out as a Sussex football community initiative it was picked up by Head of PE from Oriel High School, Ryan Ashley putting forward the challenge after himself running the 5K and donating some money.

Since then another 619 runners have taken part who are a mix of teachers, students, parents, carers and even friends of the school with some running from as far afield as New Zealand, Abu Dhabi and South Africa.

So far they have raised an amazing £6744.

Ryan Ashley said:

“We’re so proud of the support that all sections of the Oriel community have given towards such a great cause and initiative.

The school’s fundraising efforts have gained recognition from sports stars Dina Asher-Smith, Jofra Archer, Delray Rawlins and Karen Pickering MBE, as well as from Kevin Keehan & Scott Kirkwood who set up the Run5k4NHS initiative and the BSUH charity themselves.”

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