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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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Less jail, more sorry
Cut youth crime: ‘Make them say sorry’

By Emmeline Saunders Anti-social crime committed by young people would be cut if offenders were made to face their victims, a report has suggested. The report, by the Prison Reform Trust (PRT), recommended getting young offenders to take responsibility for their action – known as “restorative justice”. This would cut crime, reduce the number of… Read more »

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Mr Grayling has called for greater police powers to ground young troublemakers
Police should ‘ground’ kids say Tories

By Jonathan Moore Shadow home secretary, Chris Grayling, today called for the police to be given the power to ground young troublemakers in their homes. Speaking to the Local Government Association(LGA) in his first major address as shadow home secretary, Mr Grayling said he would instruct police to collect persistent young troublemakers and bring them… Read more »