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South Cambs: Third In Peace Index
South Cambridgeshire has been named the third most peaceful place to live in the UK, following a survey of violent crime.
A report, titled The UK Peace Index, ranks areas according to levels of violent crime.
Broadland in Norfolk has been named the most peaceful area, followed by Three Rivers in Hertfordshire and then South Cambridgeshire.
East Cambridgeshire was named the ninth most peaceful place to live in the UK.
According to the index, here is a list of areas in Cambridgeshire ranked by how peaceful they are:
- South Cambridgeshire
- East Cambridgeshire
Councillor Simon Edwards, South Cambridgeshire District Council’s deputy leader, said: "We are very proud that the district is consistently recognised as one of the best places to live and work in national polls as this is a positive indication that the work we are carrying out is continuing to improve life for our residents.
The survey results are no surprise at all as we are very fortunate to have high employment rates and excellent education twinned with very low crime."
Nationally, Inner London boroughs were the least peaceful, headed by Lewisham and followed by Lambeth, Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets.
The report details that, across the UK, there has been a 'substantial and sustained' fall in violent crime during the last ten years.
The report states: "Both crime and homicide have fallen significantly.
The fall over the last decade has resulted in the UK homicide rate now being roughly equivalent to that of the Western European average, and it is now at its lowest level since 1978.
However, the UK violent crime rate is significantly higher than the European Union average."
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