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Cost Of Rural Crime Up By 20%

3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 11 August 2014

The cost of crime to the rural economy in Northamptonshire has increased by 20% in the past year. The rural insurer NFU Mutual has compiled figures which reveal that crimes such as thefts of farm vehicles, livestock, machinery and fuel totalled £840,000 in Northamptonshire in 2013, compared to £700,000 in 2012.


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