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Tag: Victim Services

Commissioner leads training of White Ribbon Ambassadors

On Tuesday 28 November, Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw brought together over 40 White Ribbon Ambassadors to learn the latest ways to combat male violence against women and girls. As part of 16 days of action against domestic abuse and Lancashire’s commitment as the first White Ribbon County, the Commissioner’s office arranged dedicated training for the Ambassadors to […]

4 December, 2017

Lancashire Victim Services offers ongoing support to Manchester Terror Victims

As funerals for the Lancashire victims of the terrible attack on Manchester’s MEN arena begin to take place, ongoing specialist support from Lancashire Victim Services (LVS) is available to anyone affected. The service offers emotional support and counselling to help victims recover and come to terms with what has happened. Support is not just available to those directly affected but […]

14 June, 2017

Lancashire Commissioner sets up partnership to support young victims of crime

Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, is bringing together organisations from across Lancashire to ensure young people in the county will be able to access specialist support if they have been a victim of crime. Five organisations will form the new Lancashire Victim Services for young people and these are: Groundwork Lancashire MIND Pendle Action for the Community Key Unlocking […]

17 March, 2016

Mum who met son’s killer says restorative justice gave her answers she needed

A mother who came face to face with her son’s killer in prison has spoken about how restorative justice helped her move on with her life. Sandra Poole, whose son Tom died as the result of a single punch at a house party in Blackpool, told of her quest for answers at a packed conference organised by Lancashire Police and […]

2 March, 2016

Crime victims urged to seek help – even if they haven’t told police

A new campaign to encourage victims of crime to seek help and support – even if they haven’t reported the incident to police – has been launched by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw. The ‘here…’ campaign highlights the support offered by Lancashire Victim Services to people who have suffered from a wide range of crimes. Clive Grunshaw explained: […]

23 February, 2016
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