Press Room 2012

 

19 December 2012 Tygerburger (Elsiesrivier), Kids a part of home security
ONE OF THE most common ways unwanted visitors gain access to a property is when children are at home alone.  Chubb Fire and Security suggests the following:

14 December 2012 South Coast Herald, Clean up
A RAIN FREE Sunday morning saw more than 100 Umtentweni residents out and about walking the streets

14 December 2012 Suidernuus Supplement, Security Tips for Holiday Makers
THE END OF year holidays are upon us and of course this is always the time that people like to let their hair down and have a good time…

13 December 2012 Kouga Express, Safety tips to prevent crime
CHUBB HAS THE FOLLWOING advice to protect you and your family from crime…

7 December 2012 Highway Mail, EDITOR
TO EVERYONE wo responded so quickly when we had intruders in our home on Sunday 11 November, thank you!

7 December 2012 Highway Mail, Thank you
EDITOR – On Saturday 27 October, my five-year-old son and I arrived home only to be forced to reverse out of our driveway to allow a White C-Class Merceedes to escape from our property…

5 December 2012 Bedfordview & Edenvale News, Be extra vigilant at night
LATE night revellers and those working shifts need to be vigilant when returning home…

5 December 2012 Tygerburger (Goodwood), Children a key part of home security
TWO OF THE most common ways unwanted visitors gain access to a property is when …

30 November 2012 Hilcrest Fever, Grateful for the quick response
DEAR FEVER, To everyone who responded so quickly when we had intruders in our home on Sunday 11 November 2012 – THANK YOU…

28 November 2012 Greytown Gazette, Make sure the kids are security aware
CHILDREN OFTEN spend time alone at home but are often forgotten when home security is discussed and planned…

27 November 2012 Southern Courier, Get your home security in order now before the festive holidays
TWO of the most common ways unwanted visitors gain access to a property is when children…

27 November 2012 Stellenbosch/Franschoek/Pniel/Kylemore Gazette, Protect yourself against crime
THE ECONOMIC downturn has had an advantage effect on crime rates around the country …

26 November 2012 Zululand Observer, Kudos for top businesses
WINNERS of the ZCCI Business Excellence Awards…

23 November 2012 Rekord (west pg 8 & Centurion pg 22)
ONE OF THE most common ways unwanted visitors gain access to a property is when children are at home alone…

23 November 2012 Roodepoort Northsider, Sinister security bill will shake investment
WEST RAND – For most residents security in one form or another is paramount, whether it is top-of-the-range services from security companies…

23 November 2012 Brits Pos, Polisie Dossier/Police file
BRITS – In Brits Pos se Polisiedossier word wenke en ander nuuswaardighede, asook saamgestelde…

23 November 2012 Midrand Reporter, Children must be aware
TWO of the most common ways that unwanted visitors gain access to homes, is when children are at home alone…

23 November 2012 South Coast Herald, Readers Reward
SAFETY FIRST:  George Nagel and Bev Temlett of Chubb walk away with the award for best home security on the South Coast.

23 November 2012 Grocotts Mail, Holiday security tips for parents
TWO OF THE most common ways unwanted visitors gain access to a property is when children are left at home alone…

23 November 2012 Rustenburg Herald, Supplement A, Safety tips to prevent crime during the economic downturn
THE ECONOMIC downturn has had an adverse effect on crime rates around the country.  The South African Police Service and many security organisations have reported…

22 November 2012 Somerset Budg/Fort Beau. ADV/Cradock/Winterberg News, Children an important part of home security, especially over the forthcoming holidays
TWO OF the most common ways unwanted visitors gain access to a property is when children are at home alone – especially over the forthcoming end of year holidays when their parents …

19 November 2012 Witness (Zululand Edition), Zululand awards top businesses
ZULULAND recognised the top businesses operating in the region when the annual…

15 November 2012 Southern Suburbs Tatler, Woodstock police address spike in crime
WOODSTOCK police, U-Watch and the Community Police forum (CPF) have vowed to address concerns…

4 November 2012 Rapport, Private veiligheidsfirmas baklei terug
BUITELANDSE veiligheidsmaatskapye, waaronder die reuse ADT en Chubb, gaan hulle verset teen beplande…

2 November 2012 Bloemnuus, Briewe
EK WAS om 04:30 by die werk toe die SMS van my vrou kom: “Bel die police. Hier is iemand in die flat”…

1 November 2012 Star, Security firms threaten legal action over limit on foreign ownership
ATTORNEY believes concern is unfounded, calls for evidence…

1 November 2012 Business Day, Foreign-owned private security firms “are not a threat”
CAPE TOWN – A submission to Parliament’s police portfolio committee yesterday demanded proof that foreign ownership in the private security industry constituted a threat to …

26 October 2012 Hillcrest Fever, Community takes alien action
THE FAR-SIGHTED plan to nurture the return of natural vegetation, bird and insect life in Drummond is forging ahead…

25 October 2012 VISTA, Wil almal betrokke kry
DIE stasiebevelvoerder van die Welkom-polisiekantoor, brigadier Mozondi Mojafi, moedig altyd die gemeenskap aan om betrokke te raak in die stryd…

12 October 2012 Mafikeng Mail, Be a responsible citizen and report crime
MAFIKENG – Popular security and fire fighting company, Chubb has joined calls from the local police services in the country urging citizens to play a meaning…

11 October 2012 False Bay Echo, Three arrested after car break-ins at Peer’s Cave
AN UNPLANNED drive along Ou Kaapse Weg by a neighbourhood resulted in the arrest of three men…

10 October 2012 Beeld, Radio-network slegte nuus vir misdaad
BENONI is nie meer ‘n veilige plek vir misdadigers nie…

7 October 2012 Sunday Tirbune (Final), For the record
THE TRIBUNE apologises to Chubb Security media liaison officer Alison Bull …

6 October 2012 Independent on Saturday, “Give me back Jessie” as hijackers speed off with dog
A NEW Germany woman is mourning the loss of a beloved Maltese poodle after robbers held her and a domestic…

5 October 2012 POS/POST Warmbad, Naboomspruit & Nylstroom
JUST AS there are many reasons why people may not call the South African Police Service (SAPS) to report…

4 October 2012 UD News, Beware of unregistered service providers
THE NELSON Mandela Bay Municipality’s Fire Department is aware of unregistered service providers of fire equipment …

28 September 2012 Daily Sun (Port Elizabeth) Sun Shopper, Do not get burned
THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has warned people of unregistered service providers who claim to service fire equipment…

27 September 2012 Talk Of The Town, Treasure Hunt a big success
LYN RIDDIN WRITES”  Port Alfred Pre-Primary would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous support…

26 September 2012 Precinct Community News, The – A touch of Deja vu
HISTORY has made in Benoni when the Crime Air Network (CAN) Project was launched on Monday 9 November 2009 at Ebotse Golf Estate…

7 September 2012 Ballito Fever, Be alert and watch out for gangs!
UNSEFUL TIPS to stay ahead of the five-minute-gang…

6 September 2012 Polokwane Observer, Chubb Fire and Security delivers effective solutions
REPRESENTED GLOBALLY, Chubb Security is one of the most recognised fire and security…

31 August 2012 Bloemnuus, Skool vier 25 jaar
DIE HOERSKOOL Heatherdale en die gemeenskap het vanjaar die voorreg gehad om hul 25…

10 August 2012 Sentinel News, Proud to live here
A LETTER RECEIVED FROM Vanessa and Bruce Davidson of Hout Bay…

7 August 2012 Tame Times (JHB South), Safe in the hands of Chubb
NEVILLE PETERS, a Glenanda reader, writes…

31 July 2012 Rising Sun, Security company thanked
Owner of Beach Breakers Sports Bar Umkumaas, Chantelle Morrison writes:…

30 July 2012 South Coast News, Resident expresses gratitude
I WOULD LIKE TO FORMALLY thank the Chubb team for their prompt response and assistance on Sunday 15 July 2012…

27 July 2012 Randfontein Herald, Prevent fires in the home this winter
WEST RAND – The high cost of electricity caused many South Africans to search for alternative sources of home…

17 July 2012 Kroon Nuus, Home fires a hazard during winter
THE HIGH cost of electricity has caused many South Africans to search for alternate sources of home heating this winter…

13 July 2012 Xpress Times, Dispelling myths about intruder detection systems
AS WITH ANY other consumer electronics product on the market, there are always myths or false claoms that you will encounter…

13 July 2012 The REP, Prevent fire in the home
THE HIGH COST of electricity …

12 July 2012 Tongaat, Verulam & Phoenix Sun, Phoenix Plaza robbers hide-out in Sunford house
THE THREE MEN who were arrested for robbery at The Hub store in the Phoenix Plaza tried to evade…

29 June 2012 South Coast Herald, It pays to be vigilant
DEAR Editor, – Without going into the details of my own personal experience, I simply urge people to be extremely careful and never ever let their guard down…

15 June 2012 Frankfort Herald, Safety guidelines for fire this winter from Chubb Fire
AS THE DAYS become shorter and the nights colder, Chubb Fire, a divison of Chubb Security South Africa, offers some practical…

11 June 2012 Business Day, Security sector fumes over law changes
CAPE TOWN – A major row with serious implications for foreign investment and international relations is breweing between the government and the private security …

4 June 2012 Eastern Watch, Twenty years for Meerensee armed robber
A SENTENCED prisoner with a long criminal record received a further twenty years in jail for an armed robbery in Meerensee…

16 May 2012 Eyethu Bay Watch, Armed robbery in Birdswood
A BIRDSWOOD resident and her two children bore witness to their domestic worker  being held up at gunpoint last week…

15 May 2012 Rising Star (Mid South Coast), Chubb Fire and Security moves Scottburgh offices
CHUBB FIRE and Security South Africa, one of the largest and most successful security organisations in South Africa, has relocated their Scottburgh operation…

4 May 2012 South Coast Sun, Concern raised on increase of daylight robberies
EDITOR – We would like to raise our concern of the increase of day-light robberies.  We had an incident on Tuesday…

3 May 2012 Weekly Gazette, Hospital hostage drama: suspect killed
WESTVILLE HOSPITAL staff who were caught up in last Friday’s hostage situation have been severely traumatised as a result of a four hour hostage ordeal …

2 May 2012 Chatsworth Tabloid, Westville Hospital hostage taker killed
THE WESTVILLE Hospital staff who were caught up in last Friday’s hostage situation have been severly traumatised as a result…

28 April 2012 Independent on Saturday, Hospital shootout
POLICE SHARPSHOOTERS yesterday shot dead a man who had terrorised Westville Hospital for four hours to save the life of a wounded woman…

28 April 2012 Saturday Weekend Argus, Snipers kill man holding hostage
BIPOLAR teacher terrorises hospital staff and patients for hours..

20 April 2012 North Coast Courier, officers go the extra mile
ON SATURDAY APRIL 7 at about 6am I heard my car alarm going off.  On closer inspection I saw a black male sitting in the driver’s seat of my car.  I panicked and immediately phoned the SAPS and my own security company…

20 April 2012 Stanger Weekly, Thank you very much, Chubb Alarms
MRS M GOVENDER writes:  I would appreciate you featuring my letter commending two Chubb Fire and Security response officers who came to my rescue…

20 April 2012 Upper Coast Fever, SPCA Spreads its wings
TOTI SPCA is thrilled with the extra shop space it received when Mprojects donated this spacious unit to them…

15 April 2012 Sunday Tribune, Chubb chips in for Childline KZN
FED UP with their new building in Percy Osborne road being vandalised, and items stolen from the building on a regular basis …

9 April 2012 South Coast News, Hospice receives security equipment
A FIRE AND SECURITY company has once again come to the rescue of Khanya Hospice by supplying a range of security equipment for their Toti Hospice Shop…

31 March 2012 Independent on Saturday, Wetsuited woman arouses suspicion
A WOMAN sitting on the grass verge wearing a wetsuit covered by a large orange blanket…

30 March 2012 Eastern Express, Childline “secures” safety
CHILDLINE  KwaZulu-Natal was pleasantly surprised last week when Chubb Security sponsored and installed a brand new security system …

27 March 2012 Star Edition, Chubb Secures Childline KZN’s new therapeutic centre
CHILDLINE KZN after doing a plea to companies through a news story with regards to their new building being constantly vandalised as well as criminals…

23 March 2012 North Courier, Weekly crime roundup
THE UMHLALI SAPS had the following crimes reported to the charge office during the past week…

23 March 2012 North Coast Courier, Spirit of Ubuntu is alive and well
MY SINCERE gratitude to Chubb Security for coming to my aid when my mom took seriously ill on Wednesday, March 7…

23 March 2012 Newcastle Sun, Up in smoke
A THICK BLACK CLOUD of smoke filled the sky on Friday morning, after Value City caught alight…

23 March 2012 Newcastle Advertiser, Family wholesalers in flames
THE DEVASTATION of Value City last Friday has brought to light the sordid state of the fire department…

9 March 2012 Volksblad (Noord Kaap), Gas dalk uitweg vir voos motoriste
PRETORIA.  – Voertuie, spesifiek minibusse, wat saamgeperste natuurlike gas (SNG) pleks van petrol gebruik, kan vir elke 100 000km tussen R40 000 en R50  000 bespaar…

9 March 2012 Ladysmith Gazette, Receptionist held at gunpoint
A RECEPTIONIST at a doctor’s surgery in the CBD is shaken up after the offices were robbed on Tuesday morning.  The day started like any other …

1 March 2012 Sedibeng Ster, Liquor store robbed
BARRAGE. – Police say they will leave no stone unturned to nab the ATM bombing suspects who escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash at a liquor store recently…

1 March 2012 False Bay Echo, Violent weekend claims two lives
AT LEAST two people died violently in weekend that also saw an armed robbery at a service station.  On Friday February 24, a man known as “Charlie”…

21 February 2012 Limpopo Informant, Verseker brandblussers word wetting getoets
POLOKWANE – Om brandtoerusting te toets is deesdae ‘n gewilde wyse waarop swendelmaatskappye geld maak.  Volgens wet moet persone …

16 February 2012 Northern Review, Brandblussers moet wettig getoets word
POLOKWANE – Om brandtoerusting te toets is deesdae ‘n gewilde wyse waarop swendelmaatskappye geld maak.  Volgens wet moet persone of besighede…

1 February 2012 Security Focus, Dont talk to strangers
A RECURRING theme among many of our industry commentators this month is the importance of educating consumers about …

27 January 2012 Pos/Post Warmbad Naboomspruit & Nylstroom, Security tips for women whilst exercising
CHUBB SECURITY, one of South Africa’s leading security companies has compiled a list of handy tips to promote safety for women when exercising…

12 January 2012 George Herald,  Youngsters’ activities on social media put home security at risk
CHILDREN AND teenagers may inadvertently be putting themselves and their home security at risk by advertising on social media networks when they are going away on holiday or when their parents are away from the home, according to Chubb Fire and Security…

12 January 2012 Knysna Plett Herald, Dad’s brave fight against club-wielding assailants
A SEVERLY traumatised family is trying to come to grips with events on Monday, January 9 when four unidentified assailants gained access to their Piesang Valley home…