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Results of APCC Road Safety Survey

Posted on October 4, 2020 in Breaking NewsResearch

Most people want drivers who speed to face higher penalties and more money raised from fines invested in enforcement and road safety, according to the results of a road safety survey from the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners.

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Network urges rethink of Coronavirus policing guidelines

Posted on April 17, 2020 in Breaking News

The National Rural Crime Network are calling for urgent clarification on Coronavirus lockdown conditions after new police guidelines said people were allowed to travel potentially long distances to exercise, something the group’s Police and Crime Commissioner members believe is not fair for rural communities.

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Our View – Fly-Tipping

Posted on February 13, 2020 in Generic

The BBC Shared Data Unit has researched fly-tipping and found large-scale fly-tipping - defined as tipper lorry load or more in size - has more than doubled in six years; last year, councils faced a £12.8m bill to clear more than 36,200 large tips; that accounted for more than a fifth of the overall cost of clearing fly-tips.

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