Nearly 7,000 child abuse image crimes were recorded by police forces in the South West over the last five years, new NSPCC research reveals.
Results from Freedom of Information requests to UK police forces show the number of offences relating to possessing, taking, making, and distributing child abuse material in the South West peaked at 6,852 last year (2020/21) – up 584% from 2016/...
Devon County Council has invited the Prime Minister to personally see the state of the county’s roads after the recent storms.
Councillor Stuart Hughes, the County Council Cabinet Member for Highway Management and Flood Prevention, has written to David Cameron to ask him to discuss concerns over road maintenance with Ministers and Government officials.
A new draft anti-slavery bill which could see human traffickers receive life sentences has been revealed in parliament yesterday.
Known as the Modern slavery bill it will see the maximum sentence for slavery offences rise from 14 years to life imprisonment, as well as introduce a range of measures to improve the detection of slavery operations.