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Month: July 2018

Commissioner meets Home Office Minister to discuss pressures on Lancashire Police

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw today (Tuesday, July 31st) met with Nick Hurd MP, Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service to discuss pressures on the service and to urge him to reconsider special grant funding to cover the costs of policing the ongoing fracking protests. During his visit to Constabulary Headquarters Clive Grunshaw took the […]

31 July, 2018

With less money available for policing Commissioner urges residents to have their say on the service

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is asking residents for their views on policing as pressures on the service grow and resources continue to reduce. The Commissioner has today launched an online survey and announced a series of roadshow events to ask residents’ views on priorities around crime and policing. These will continue to inform his Police and Crime […]

27 July, 2018

More partnership working is needed to tackle rural crime issues

The National Rural Crime Survey released today shows growing demand on police from issues that need responses from across different authorities according to Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner. The highest two reported issues in Lancashire were fly tipping and speeding, raised by 50% and 34% of respondents respectively. These came ahead of criminal damage (10%) and theft (9%). Lancashire Police […]

24 July, 2018

Government priorities questioned as President Trump’s golf trip gets more money than Lancashire Police

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has questioned the Government’s approach after the Treasury announced it will make five million pounds available to Police Scotland to facilitate President Trump’s visit. The Commissioner has written to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury to ask that the same principle be applied to Lancashire Constabulary’s operation to police anti-fracking protests in the county. Despite […]

13 July, 2018

Commissioner joins street pastors keeping county’s streets safe

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw joined a team of street pastors, one of five organisations keeping Lancashire’s streets safe who have received funding to support their work. The Commissioner joined Preston and South Ribble Street Pastors on their evening patrol to support the homeless and other vulnerable people, including offering assistance to night-time revellers and preventing violent incidents […]

6 July, 2018

Commissioner visits project supporting homeless young people after community grant

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner saw first-hand how young homeless or potentially vulnerable people are being engaged in a project which is helping them build their lives, improve their skills and avoid getting involved in anti-social behaviour – all through the power of football. Run by Opportunity Sports Foundation, the 12 month project, which received £2,500 from the Community Action […]

3 July, 2018
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