Please be aware that the Watersports Centre at Strathclyde Park near Glasgow was broken into on Monday 7th March and almost the entire contents of the Scottish Rowing Trophy Cabinet was stolen. Some of these trophies date back to the 1870’s and are irreplaceable.
Here is a document [PDF] containing a list and photos of the items stolen. Anyone with access to a rowing, or other watersports, association website is asked to highlight this theft on their news page and refer any information that may come back to them to their nearest Police Station, Strathclyde Police or the address below:
Jo Ramsay – Administrator
Scottish Rowing Centre
366 Hamilton Road
Motherwell ML1 3ED
Tel: 01698 250206
Anyone out there with trophies on display in their clubhouses should take this as a warning that this type of crime can happen anywhere. The thieves took under a minute to access the locked building and cabinet remove the Silverware and exit the building again.