Garden items ranging from power tools to turf are stolen in the UK approximately every eight minutes, police figures suggest.

Figures compiled from 38 police forces suggest there were more than 60,000 thefts from gardens last year, the study based on freedom of information requests found.

Reported by the Independent. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.