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Month: July 2015

Commissioner urges government funding review to recognise challenges facing police in Lancashire

Commissioner urges government funding review to recognise challenges facing police in Lancashire Clive Grunshaw, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire has urged the Government to recognise the increasing demand on police forces caused by mental health issues and troubled families as it considers how best to change the way police forces are awarded funding. Mr Grunshaw has welcomed the chance […]

23 July, 2015

Commissioner unveils plans for new regional H.Q. and sale of Blackpools bonny street premises

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has unveiled his proposals to create a new, modern divisional headquarters in Blackpool that will provide a better service to residents across the Fylde Coast and Lancaster. The new West Division HQ will be built at Clifton¬†Road on land previously occupied by Blackpool Council with easy access to the motorway network. The move follows a […]

21 July, 2015

Commissioner cautiously welcomes fall in crime across the country

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw has cautiously welcomed an annual 2.9% reduction in crime across the county.   The reduction for the year 2014/15 related to recordings of all crime and was revealed at the Annual General Meeting of the Police and Crime Panel in Blackpool.   The Commissioner, who outlined the figure as part of his annual […]

18 July, 2015

Lets talk about Policing in Lancashire – Policing is everyones business

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw is encouraging residents to join him to talk about policing issues across the county. He kicks off a series of “let’s talk policing” engagements with a roadshow in Blackpool’s Houndshill Shopping Centre between 11.30am and 2pm this Friday (July 24). The Commissioner is keen to hear from as many people as possible who […]

17 July, 2015

Police and Crime commissioner to open new facility to avert women away from offending

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is set to open a new facility in Preston helping women to break the cycle of offending. The early action Avert project, which was launched by Lancashire Police and Lancashire Women’s Centres, proved to be so successful in the East of the county, where it was piloted, that it is now being rolled out across […]

16 July, 2015

Police and crime commissioner supports another organisation providing services for abuse victims

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded funding to another organisation that supports women affected by domestic abuse as part of his commitment to champion victims’ rights. Clive Grunshaw has given ¬£1,200 to Preston-based group Eagle’s Wings from his Community Action Fund so that the group can run recovery-focussed activities for victims and help women rebuild their lives following abuse. […]

9 July, 2015

East Lancashire men jailed for almost 15 years

SEVEN MEN have today been sentenced to almost 15 years in prison. The men appeared at Preston Crown Court after previously pleading guilty to a number of drugs offences and were given sentences totalling 14 years and nine months. All were arrested and charged as part of Operation Galant, an investigation into drugs supply by members of the Langford family [...]

7 July, 2015
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