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Childs play

Have you ever stopped to think how much your children's toys and equipment are worth? Imagine if your all-singing, all-dancing baby buggy went missing, or your garden swing and slide set vanished – could you afford to replace it?

In the past year £308 million worth of children's toys and gadgets have been stolen from families with young children.

It's hard to believe that thieves would target young families but if you think of the cost of bringing up a baby you can see where they are coming from. In some cases even the cuddly toys have been taken. It is easy for thieves to pinch bigger items from gardens like Wendy Houses and paddling pools as they aren't easy to secure, they are out in the open and to be honest, they are the last thing you expect to be stolen.

As well as securing items in your garden you need to be on your guard if you have to leave your buggy unattended at a restaurant and on public transport. Opportunist thieves will strike when you don't expect it and being stranded on the tube with no buggy and a wriggling toddler isn't fun.

Making sure you have comprehensive home insurance will help if you end up being a victim of a toy thief. Items taken from your garden or from a public place can be covered. One simple phone call to Westhill Insurance with your situation and they can make sure you are adequately covered should you lose a large and expensive item.

Westhill Insurance specialises in home insurance and is the ideal broker to help a young family with its home insurance policy. It is part of a nationwide scheme, which is only open to 130 brokers, and it gives Westhill access to some very low cost deals which its customers will benefit from.

To get in touch simply visit www.westhill-home-insurance.co.uk and click on "we'll call you," to have one of the friendly operators call and talk you through a suitable policy.

As well as great affordable rate, this month Westhill is offering 10 per cent off all household policies taken out with them. On top of that, Westhill is also celebrating its 25th anniversary in insurance, and is offering free insurance to some lucky customers. For every 25 policies placed on cover with us, one will be chosen at random and refunded. Please click here and read more.

Westhill Insurance covers bike insurance, car insurance, van insurance, home insurance, business insurance, let property insurance, commercial insurance or even public liability insurance. It is willing to talk with you and come up with a tailor-made deal to suit. In the current climate of financial and insurance crisis Westhill Insurance understands the fear of dealing with a large impersonal, unaccountable organisation and sets itself apart as the broker you can speak to and trust.

For more information on Westhill Insurance or a quote, visit www.westhill-insurance.co.uk or call on 0844 371 7000 Mon – Fri 0900-1730 and Sat 0900-1300.

Posted on 28th October, 2009