Press Releases

  • There’s a whiff of summer in the air – get your car rain-ready

    There’s been a definite change in temperature over the last few days and with a promise that summer is just around the corner. “Many of us are looking forward to the first rains but remember that with the first rains comes slippery roads, and the need for wipers. Now is the perfect time to get your car summer-ready,” says Dewald

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  • Driver behaviour – have you looked in the mirror lately?

    The funny thing about driver behaviour is that we all think we are excellent drivers and everyone else isn’t. There’s also a strange way of thinking that because other drivers are breaking the road rules, we can to. “It’s time we brought order back to our roads and this needs to start with each one of us looking into how

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  • Come and support your CPF Safety Campaign

    The Community Police Forum (CPF) is hosting a Safety Campaign on 28 July at the DP De Villiers Stadium form 10:00 to 17:00. The idea of the campaign is to share information around personal safety, home safety, vehicle safety and more. Fidelity ADT along with other security providers and emergency services providers will be there on the day to connect

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  • “Communities that stand and work together, will be safer”

    Communities across South Africa should support their local law enforcement and other security role players. This partnership approach to crime fighting, says Fidelity ADT, has shown huge successes in the fight against crime. “We work closely with several neighbourhood watches and community organisations across the country. When the public works hand-in-hand with their local security companies and the police, there

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  • Threat of home fires as Pretoria East residents get left in the dark

    With predictions of another cold front hitting Gauteng tomorrow and many Pretoria East residents still stuck in the dark after the Wapadrand substation burnt down this week, residents are cautioned to not only watch their security, but also to be vigilant about the threat of residential fires. Leon Muller, District Manager for Fidelity ADT says if residents do have an

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  • Are your pets safe in the event of a fire or indeed the cause?

    While most people are fire savvy in the event of either preventing or managing an unintentional fire that breaks out in their home, the fact is few people actually think about the potential hazards their beloved cat, dog or other animals could pose in the home with regard to fire. With the 15th July being Pet Fire safety day, Fidelity

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  • Adding 67 minutes of heart in Polokwane

    “It is in our hands to create a better world for all who live in it” – Nelson Mandela The Polokwane Fidelity ADT team and their dealer partner in the region, Secure You, reached out this week to give their 67 minutes for Mandela day to the Polokwane Welfare Complex. “We decided to assist the Temporary Care Centre looking after

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  • Dedicated security vehicle for Elma Par community

    Engaged communities are successful communities. This was very evident on Saturday 21 July when members of the Elma Park Access Control Association Committee (EPACA) came out in force to support a community braai hosted by Fidelity-ADT. The Committee has just appointed Fidelity ADT as the preferred service provider to provide a dedicated vehicle for the Elma Park enclosure. To celebrate

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  • Fidelity ADT support Lion Stars Youth Development for Mandela Day

    On 21 July Fidelity ADT supported a soccer match for Lion Stars Youth Development to celebrate Mandela day. The two teams, Lion Stars from Kempton Park, and Nkuwsa Football Academy from Midrand, both played at the Soccer grounds in Maxwell Street, Kempton Park. Fidelity ADT Community Development Manager, Renee Basson says, “We were so proud to be able to support

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  • Dealing with trauma after a crime-related incident

    Most South Africans have been affected by crime whether through a direct incident, as a bystander or through a loved one. The emotional toll from a traumatic event can cause intense, confusing, and frightening symptoms. Agnieszka Gryn, Fidelity ADT’s Regional Executive, says, following an incident, it is critical that not only the victims of an incident get help through counselling,

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  • Women’s Month – An Opportune Time to Focus on Safety and Security

    South Africa will this month commemorate the important part that women played in the history of our nation. A local private security company believes Women’s Month in August is also the perfect opportunity to look at basic safety habits, to protect them from crime. “Being distracted makes you a soft target. Criminals are always on the lookout for soft or

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  • Are all security ‘must-haves’ really must-haves?

    Burglar bars, alarms, gates, beams – there are many security options on the market all being sold as security ‘must-haves’ but how essential are they really? Agnieszka Gryn, Regional Executive at Fidelity ADT, says it’s important to do your homework and speak to the right people before investing in security. “There are definitely superior products out there so don’t be

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