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Daily Mail

200 workers from Lithuania, Romania and Bulgaria are rescued from a Cornish flower farm by anti-slavery police
Daily Mail
A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said: 'Police in Cornwall, with support from the Gang Masters Labour Abuse Authority, HMRC, Cornwall Council and The Salvation Army, are currently undertaking a major operation in Cornwall to tackle a case of ...
Why a Cornwall farm was raided amid concerns over modern slavery and what happens next for the 200 migrant workersCornwall Live
Police raid UK flower farm suspected of enslaving 200 migrantsReuters

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Cornwall Live

Cornwall 'modern slavery' farm family hits back over flower pickers' treatment after police raid
Cornwall Live
Devon and Cornwall's Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer, who is also the National Police Chiefs Council's lead for modern slavery, told the BBC modern slavery only affects a tiny proportion of migrant workers, adding: "There is usually a long intelligence ...
We're not slaves, more than 100 migrant workers say as they launch protest at arrest of farm bossesTelegraph.co.uk
Migrant workers in Cornwall protest arrest of bossesBBC News
Three men arrested at Bosahan Farm near Mannacan on suspicion that modern slavery was taking placeFalmouth Packet
The London Economic
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Daily Mail

It is thought they might have gone to the police.
Daily Mail
Workers on the farm are paid 8p per bunch of flowers picked, and the amount each worker earns depends on their physical ability and the weather conditions. The workers all live on site, where there is also a games room, a recreation room, and they have ...



The Cornish Times

Cotehele inspiration for floral designer
The Cornish Times
Two top wedding experts have come home to Cornwall - wedding event florist Simon Nickell and his husband, wedding planner Lester Gethings. Simon has been creating floral displays for weddings, photoshoots and high-profile events for 28 years. Cornish ...



The Sun

Flower-picking 'slaves' who were 'rescued' by cops enjoyed holiday camp lifestyle with discos and table tennis
The Sun
They had been tipped off by a small group of 14 workers who are now being supported by Cornwall Council and the Salvation Army. But a local claimed that the group simply could not "hack the work" and "held a grudge", a local claimed. Many of the flower ...

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The Guardian

Flowers for your loved ones
The Guardian
Homegrown spring flowers are everywhere: scented paperwhites and narcissi from Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly. The first tall French tulips are coming on stream (in red, too, if you must). You might branch out to magnolia, maybe pussy willow or an ...



Cornwall Live

St Piran's Day parades and events in Cornwall
Cornwall Live
This year's St Piran Parade across the dunes to the oratory and old church, will take place on Sunday, March 4. Starting at 1.30pm for 2pm, St Austell Brewery will be handing out samples, which should make the walk a little more energised. Leading the ...

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Huddersfield Examiner

Prince Charles and Camilla visit The Piece Hall, Halifax
Huddersfield Examiner
Roger Marsh, chair of the Piece Hall Trust, invites the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall to unveil the plaque to mark the official opening of the Piece Hall in Halifax.1 of 62. Charles and Camilla pause on the footbridge within the Piece ...

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Police Professional

Migrant flower pickers demand apology over modern slavery arrests
Police Professional
Nearly 200 migrants employed at a flower-picking farm have written to Devon and Cornwall Police demanding an apology for being made to feel like “victims”. Three men– aged 68, 49 and 41 – were arrested on February 8 on suspicion of modern slavery and ...

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