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Month: June 2015

PCC encourages community groups to apply for their share of 75000 of funding

COMMUNITY groups are being encouraged to bid for their share of £75,000 of funding from Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner. Grants of up to £2,500 are available from Clive Grunshaw’s Community Action Fund for grassroots projects that make a real difference. This year, £25,000 more than last year is being made available to support groups that help the Commissioner achieve […]

22 June, 2015

Still time to have your say on policing and crime in rural areas

Countryside residents are being urged to have their say as the largest ever survey into policing, crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB) in rural areas nears its deadline. The survey, run by the National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) and available to complete at, is calling for people who live or run a business in rural areas to have their say […]

18 June, 2015

Commissioner visits social enterprise to see how it is helping ex offenders

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has visited social enterprise Jobs, Friends and Houses (JFH), in Blackpool, to see how it is working to keep ex-offenders from returning to a life of crime. Clive Grunshaw met with the project's CEO Steve Hodgkins and programme manager Matthew Idle who told the Commissioner how former prolific offenders had turned their lives around after [...]

10 June, 2015

Commissioner visits custody suite to see the work of volunteers

Commissioner visits custody suite to see the work of volunteers Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has visited Preston Police Station to see the work of Independent Custody Visitors (ICVs) in action. Clive Grunshaw went to the custody suite with volunteers, who make unannounced visits to the station every week to check on conditions and make sure those who are being […]

8 June, 2015

Commissioner thanks volunteers for making difference in lancashire.

Volunteers, who have racked up more than 14,500 hours of service between them over the last year, have been celebrated at special thank you events hosted by the Police and Crime Commissioner. Clive Grunshaw met with volunteers at three venues across the county as part of a series of thank you events across Lancashire during Volunteers' Week. The Commissioner has [...]

Police and crime commissioner thanks volunteers for making a difference

Volunteers who give up their time to help Lancashire Constabulary are to be celebrated at a series of ‘thank you’ events. Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, will hand each of the county’s volunteers a letter of appreciation at the celebrations, which are being held as part of Volunteers week. Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which takes place […]

1 June, 2015
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