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Month: May 2019

Commissioner relaunches Community Fund utilising money recovered from criminals

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw has relaunched his Community Action Fund, with £150k of funding recovered from criminals set to be invested back into communities across the county. Small grants of up to £3,000 will be provided to help groups tackle local concerns and deliver the Commissioner’s key priorities in his Police and Crime Plan. This builds on […]

30 May, 2019

Victims’ charity helps organisations in Lancashire to better support victims of crime

Lancashire Victim Services has launched a new programme to accredit business in Lancashire as Victim Friendly Organisations. It offers local organisations the opportunity to train staff on the impact of crime, the support available and how to best communicate with someone who has fallen victim. Organisations will also learn more about the offering of Lancashire Victim Services and how to […]

24 May, 2019

Lancashire Constabulary significantly improves crime recording

LANCASHIRE Constabulary has welcomed the significant improvements identified in the way it records crimes after being graded ‘Good’ after a recent HMICFRS inspection. In 2017 the Constabulary was inspected by the HMICFRS who found that the way we recorded crime was inadequate and had left over 20,000 victims of crime without the appropriate access to support. In a re-inspection report […]

16 May, 2019

Commissioner visits sexual violence project in Blackpool

Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has visited Blackpool Hospital to meet with staff providing support to victims of sexual violence as part of a Lancashire based project. The project places specialist support workers in health settings to provide immediate support to anyone who discloses recent or historic experiences of sexual violence and to provide access to further support through […]

10 May, 2019
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