More than 150 potential victims of modern slavery were referred to police in North Somerset last year, according to Home Office figures.
As North Somerset enters another week in lockdown, charities have reiterated their mission to help victims.
The fire service took longer to reach the most serious fires last year, leaving ‘lives and businesses at risk’.
Seven men have been arrested after an immigration raid uncovered they had been working illegally.
Readers have had their say on a pioneering new drug-checking service which is being trialled in Weston.
Another scathing review has seen Avon Fire and Rescue Service labelled ‘inadequate’ by an inspector, who raised ‘serious concerns’ over its ability to keep people safe.