Farmers are being urged to make sure their equipment is securely locked away.
A new campaign has been launched to try to prevent the theft of tools, machinery and vehicles in rural parts of the region.
A charity clothing recycling bank has been emptied by thieves in west Cumbria.
The clothing is used to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.
It was stolen from the organisation's collection point in Sullart Street, Cockermouth.
Cumbria Police are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.
Thieves have made off with more than £50,000 of equipment following a raid on a Borders bus depot.They struck at Munro's of Jedburgh in the town's Bongate overnight on Sunday when three large mechanic tool boxes and contents were stolen along with a quantity of parts and tyres.
Last month around £3,000 in cash was stolen during another break-in at the firm's Oakvale Garage.
A spokesman for Lothian and Borders Police said the latest raid happened between 10.30p.mhours on Sunday and 4.45a.m. on Monday.He added:
Anyone with any information can contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131 311 3131, or the charity Crimestoppers in confidence and complete anonymity on 0800 555 111
Thieves made off with around £3,000 after a break-in at a bus depot in the Borders.
They stole a safe following the raid at Munro's of Jedburgh between 23.30 p.m. last Wednesday and 4.45a.m. the following day.
Lothian and Borders Police have appealed for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the vicinity of Oakvale Garage in Bongate, Jedburgh, during that period to come forward.
A spokesman added: