Tag Archives: Abbey Ward

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 [...]

Police Failure to Answer Phone Discussed at Cambridge East Area Committee

One of the key concerns raised during the policing agenda item at Cambridge’s East Area Committee on Thursday the 2nd of August 2012 was the continued long delays being faced by people phoning Cambridgeshire police on their non-emergency 101 number. One member of the public, Joanna Dean of Norfolk street said she had waited on [...]

Cambridge City Councillors Have Liberal Principles in a Twist Over CCTV

At 00:45 on Saturday night / Sunday morning on the 22nd of July 2012 a couple, both aged 23, were attacked by a group on Riverside in Cambridge while walking onto the new footbridge over the river. Riverside Bridge, Cambridge. RCCTV on Lamppost A police press release, issued on the 26th of July 2012, states: [...]