A woman who entered a competition run by Lincolnshire Police, to encourage people to remember to lock their bikes, won £100 worth of Halfords vouchers.
Bike security is a huge problem right now. Between April 2014 and March 2015 there were 381,000 incidents of bike theft in England and Wales alone, and only around 2.5% of bikes are ever recovered. In fact it is estimated that about half of all cyclists will be subject to bike theft.
Police forces are doing everything they can to get this number down. One thing Lincolnshire Police have done is pair with Halfords to promote bike security with a new initiative.
Cyclist, Sue Winters was awarded with £100 of Halfords vouchers to spend after she won the competition. She is a keen cyclist and says she intends to use the money to get herself another lock for her bike - you can never be too careful.
Halfords was founded in 1892, now with over 11,000 employees in about 460 stores across the UK and Ireland.
Halfords click and collect allows items to be availble to pick up from store in as little as an hour. They also offer free Halfords delivery on orders over £30.
Halfords has a few of its own brands, most of which are in the cycle range.
Halfords was established in 1892 by Frederick Rushbrooke.
The company currently run 465 stores across the UK and Ireland.
In 1902, a store was placed on Halfords street, and this is how the company got its name.