Two Cambridgeshire police officers who tackled a man armed with a hammer and what appeared to be a gun have had their courage recognised at the Police Federation’s annual national Police Bravery Awards.

Two sergeants risked their own safety to tackle a man armed with a hammer and a firearm who was smashing up vehicles parked at Cambridge police station.

Cambridgeshire Police Federation chair Liz Groom says new research that reveals a lack of support and training for tutor and student constables was “concerning”.

Cambridgeshire Police Federation is encouraging members to “do one thing” to look after their mental wellbeing and mark World Mental Health Day on Sunday (10 October).

Cambridgeshire Police Federation is urging members of all genders to make time to check their bodies for symptoms this Breast Cancer Awareness Month.