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Wonderful husband, father and police officer remembered

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular police officer who has died after becoming unwell on duty. PC Kevin Stoodley, 41, who was married with children, was on his normal beat in Frome, Somerset when he was suddenly taken ill on 11 March. The Avon and Somerset Police Constabulary officer was rushed to hospital but […]

Police widows pension changes – but only from 1 April

THE “historic injustice” of widows and widowers of police officers who die on duty losing their pensions should they remarry or cohabit is to be rectified. Chancellor George Osborne used his final budget of this Parliament to announce the changes to those who lay down their lives to keep people safe. But the Treasury has confirmed […]