Coverage of recent thefts appeared on the front pages of ATG.

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As a direct consequence – I believe – organisers and the trade are on high alert to this huge rise in organised criminal activity.

I have noticed that organisers have recently arranged new security measures.

There is also a general feeling of relief that not only have you listened and taken us seriously but so have organisers.

Unfortunately no such increase in interest or action has been shown by the police.

On alert

However, in the spirit of the current climate the trade themselves are on alert and are working together to protect themselves with back up from good organisers.

So many thanks to the ATG for taking up the fight and giving us the publicity and backing we sorely need.

From a third generation antiques dealer specialising in jewellery