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Florey street library fighting crime, book by book

Ever since a street library was established in Florey, alongside Neighbourhood Watch, crime in the area has dropped significantly. Street librarian Rachael Thorpe believes the new, stronger sense of community has helped to reduce crime.

Despite cancer battle, Rachael champions Florey community

Despite her own ongoing battle with cancer, Rachael Thorpe remains a positive influence in her community and has played a key role in the resurgence of Florey Neighbourhood Watch, among other efforts.