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Month: June 2018

Commissioner hears how scheme funded by proceeds of crime supporting young people in Blackpool

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has heard how a project which received £100,000 that was seized from criminals is working to support young people who may be showing signs of sexually harmful behaviour before they offend, and prevent from becoming victims of Child Sexual Exploitation. The ‘Enlighten’ project, run through Blackpool Council, received the funding as part of money allocated […]

26 June, 2018

Commissioner’s Action Fund sees community groups awarded almost £70k to cut crime

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded almost £70,000 to local groups and organisations through his Community Action Fund (CAF). CAF funding has been distributed to projects across Lancashire, helping groups tackle local concerns and deliver the Commissioner’s key priorities. In total, £69,225 was allocated within the last financial year, with 30 successful applications awarded grants of up to £2,500 […]

21 June, 2018

Still time to apply for Commissioner’s reducing reoffending funding

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is encouraging organisations to bid for his reducing reoffending funding, to deliver projects to work with offenders and help integrate them back into the community, as an application deadline approaches. The £200k fund is part of his key priority to tackle crime and reoffending in the county and support those who have offended to not […]

20 June, 2018

Football fans warned ‘don’t get carried away’ during the World Cup

Football fans are being reminded not to get carried away in the heat of the moment as England prepare for their World Cup campaign. Lancashire Constabulary and Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw have teamed up to urge fans to enjoy the games responsibly. Supt Julian Platt, of Lancashire Constabulary, said: “We want people to enjoy the World Cup responsibly […]

13 June, 2018

Commissioner disappointed as Lancashire police face biggest shortfall in Home Office funding decision

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw has called again for the Government to review its decision making as new figures show that Lancashire police are the biggest losers in a Home Office funding process. The Home Office reserves a pot from the national policing budget to meet unexpected policing costs. Data published this week showed that Lancashire’s bid to […]

7 June, 2018

Commissioner thanks volunteers at event to mark National Volunteers Week

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner thanked volunteers for all the work they do across the county, during an event celebrating National Volunteers Week today. Held by Lancashire Volunteer Partnership at Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters, the ‘afternoon tea’ saw over 70 volunteers receive certificates of thanks for the work they do to support public services in Lancashire. Commissioner Clive Grunshaw was one […]

6 June, 2018

Last chance for Lancashire’s rural communities to have their say in national crime survey

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, is urging rural communities across the county to have their say before the National Rural Crime Survey closes next week. The survey will help shape national policy on rural crime as well as providing local police forces with the public’s view of crime and anti-social behaviour in local areas. With a closing date […]

1 June, 2018

Lancashire Constabulary accredited as Living Wage employer

All staff working across Lancashire Constabulary will now be paid the real Living Wage, thanks to Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioners commitment to recognise the key role that everyone across plays in keeping Lancashire safe. Lancashire Constabulary has been accredited as a real Living Wage Employer and 119 members of staff have now received a pay rise, with the lowest […]

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