Churches risk being ‘engulfed by a crimewave’, campaigners warn

Churches risk being ‘engulfed by a crimewave’, campaigners warn, after more than 5,000 offences were recorded last year An average of 13 crimes a day were committed between July 2019 and July 2020 This was despite a four month lockdown and offences included arson and rape Items stolen included 300-year-old brass bell from England’s smallest … Read more Churches risk being ‘engulfed by a crimewave’, campaigners warn

Bird of prey persecution crimewave during coronavirus lockdown

Bird of prey persecution crimewave: RSPB is overrun with reports of kites, buzzards and owls being illegally killed during the coronavirus lockdown RSPB has been inundated with reports of unlawful killings of birds of prey   Targeted bird in the last six weeks include buzzards, red kites and goshawks Charity says criminals are using the lockdown to … Read more Bird of prey persecution crimewave during coronavirus lockdown