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Jimmy’s Emergency Accommodation Centre Full and Turning Away Nine People Per Night

Riverside, Cambridge. Cambridge’s homelessness emergency accommodation centre, Jimmy’s, is full tonight and has been turning away an average of nine people a night over the last week. Being approached by people begging for cash is a reasonably common experience for me in Cambridge. Typically the context is someone in one of the city’s shopping streets [...]

Policing East Cambridge – August 2012

During Cambridge’s East Area Committee on Thursday the 2nd of August 2012 councillors held the police to account for their performance over the previous couple of months and set new priorities. I have written about three aspects of the policing section of the meeting separately: Tackling Problems Caused by Street Drinkers in East Cambridge Police [...]