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"The event was a roaring success"
10,000 children try taste of venison at educational shows

BASC has introduced venison to more than 10,000 children at food and farming days in Essex, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire over the past month. The BASC Eastern team attended three events where they cooked venison tasters and gave talks about the health benefits of eating this delicious source of protein.

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Police face personnel cuts in spending review
Minister admits police numbers will fall

By politics.co.uk staff Overall policing numbers in England and Wales are set to fall, policing minister Nick Herbert has finally admitted. It came as he pledged to make police forces save money by making them procure equipment like cars and IT systems together. Mr Herbert, writing for the Sunday Telegraph newspaper, said it was inefficient… Read more »

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The Met is considering radical changes to ts recruitment process
Met to cut costs by recruiting from volunteers

By Peter Wozniak Applicants hoping to earn salaries as regular police officers may have to first volunteer as special constables, as a cost-cutting measure. A paper outlining the changes is today being considered by the Metropolitan police authority (MPA). The proposals would mean the Met would recruit primarily from a ready-trained pool of volunteers, the… Read more »