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Month: July 2019

Commissioner calls on new PM to repair damage after decade of police cuts in Lancashire

Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has called on Boris Johnson to address almost 10 years of police cuts after promising 20,000 new police officers across the country during his first address as Prime Minister. After the Prime Minister pledged recruitment for these officers would ‘start forthwith’, the Commissioner is demanding that any additional resource is allocated pro rata, […]

25 July, 2019

Commissioner’s fund supports Lancaster community hub

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has seen first-hand how funds from his Community Action Fund has helped to make a Lancaster community hub safer and tackle crime in the area by installing new state-of-the-art CCTV. After a number of incidents including damage to cars and theft from the building, Skerton Community Centre received almost £2,300 from the fund […]

19 July, 2019

Commissioner funding helps rental deposit scheme reduce reoffending

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has been told how a grant from his Reducing Reoffending Fund has helped offenders reintegrate into society after leaving prison, helping then to secure tenancies by assisting with rental deposits. Led by Blackburn with Darwen Council but operating across East Lancashire, the scheme, which received £20,000 from the Commissioner’s Fund, recognises how important a place […]

18 July, 2019

Live chat launched to support victims of crime

Lancashire Victim Services, the local support service for victims of crime in the county, has launched a live chat which is now available on their website The live chat offers people a new way to find out about the support available and to get the help and advice they may need. Funded by Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, […]

4 July, 2019

Commissioner launches campaign ‘Backing Lancashire’ at event celebrating local investment

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has launched a campaign encouraging organisations to invest in the county and wider north west region, at an event celebrating a state-of-the-art facility which saw millions of pounds put back into the county creating jobs and apprenticeships for local people. m The ‘Backing Lancashire’ campaign builds on the Commissioner’s pledge, alongside Lancashire Constabulary, […]

3 July, 2019

£25,000 funding to tackle young people’s involvement in serious violence

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw welcomed funding granted to his office, to support a project in the county that aims to reduce the involvement of young people in serious violence and criminal exploitation. Almost £25,000, granted from the Home Office through the Early Intervention Youth Fund, will be provided to the Twilight project, developed by Preston Vocational Centre […]

1 July, 2019
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