Julie Musker, of Merseyrail's lost property
office, with some of the items recently handed in Picture: COLIN LANE
South Wales Police say they no longer take reports of lost property
but if an item gets handed into them, they will do their best to reunite it with the owner.
In a statement, Excess Baggage Group Ltd said: "Lost property
charges are approved by Manchester Airport Group and are standard across most major UK airports and rail stations.
In response, David Sidebottom, director at Transport Focus, said: "The current lost property
systems in place are, in many cases, not fit for purpose for reuniting lost property
with rightful owners.
PHOTO | MWANGI NDIRANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP"I have lost property
worth Sh500,000, including certificates, school books and uniforms, clothes and household goods.
"They tried several times to get through to lost property
at Livingston but said nobody answered.
promises to pay its manager by the hour "so you won't get a set weekly wage and then do ridiculous hours!" - and also caps working hours at "50 a week maximum."
Items left unclaimed in left luggage are taken to the lost property
office, filling the storage room with tents, camping chairs, footballs, rugs and picnic coolers.
Officers have conducted a number of enquiries, including contacting lost property
offices, circulating images on local intelligence systems and viewing CCTV footage.
They don't do lost property
. They don't look for stolen cars.
Dubai Police will be responsible for receiving and recording any lost property
. How rewards are handed out is expected to be detailed in the near future.
Article number 2 of the law defines lost property
as monies and property that are acquired by law, has a value, lost by its lawful owner unintentionally and found within the emirate of Dubai.