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Month: September 2019

Funding aimed at reducing reoffending supports Preston charity

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner visited to hear about plans for a dedicated workshop and retail space for those who are homeless, vulnerable or may have offended in the past, run by the Foxton Centre in Preston to offer training opportunities and help people get into work and off the streets. Around £20,000 was provided from the Commissioner’s Reducing Reoffending […]

30 September, 2019

Commissioner sees first-hand how police are benefiting from investment in technology

Police officers across Lancashire are being equipped with new Samsung devices, after investment ensured officers have the latest technology and support the vital work they do and spend more time on the streets of Lancashire. The investment has upgraded the force’s capabilities, following the first mobile technology rollout in 2015 and ensures officers are best equipped to support their roles […]

20 September, 2019

Commissioner visits project helping young people get active through funding removed from criminals.

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has seen first-hand how his Community Action Fund has supported the work of a Blackburn based community project – utilising money seized from criminals. The Billy Project Juniors builds on the work the project has already done across the Blackburn and Darwen area to build community links with individuals who may otherwise be vulnerable or […]

18 September, 2019

Police Task Forces launch across Lancashire

A dedicated task force of police officers is being rolled out across Lancashire this month, tackling issues that matter most to people.  The taskforce is split into proactive teams of four or five officers spread across nine areas in the county, with the responsibility for tackling local priorities including drug dealing, anti-social behaviour and burglary, alongside disrupting organised crime group […]

16 September, 2019

Give us our Bobbies back – Police and Crime Commissioner to deliver message at Westminster

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, is meeting Lancashire MPs in Westminster today, calling on their support for Lancashire to receive its fair share of police funding and to pressure Boris Johnson into giving back the 750 police officers that have been lost from the county since 2010. The briefing will give Lancashire MPs the opportunity to hear from […]

9 September, 2019

Project working with former criminals on probation after grant from Commissioner’s fund

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has heard first-hand how his reducing reoffending fund has supported a project aimed at working with offenders immediately after their release into approved accommodation, helping them move on with their lives and avoid returning to the criminal justice system. A 12 week project delivered by IMO (Inspire Motivate Overcome) delivering in several cycles, the group […]

5 September, 2019

Funding to support Street Angels and Pastors in Lancashire

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has once again made funding available to support the work of Street Pastors, Street Angels and similar organisations who are making Lancashire’s streets safer. £25,000 has been made available for application by the Commissioner to support groups of trained volunteers who usually patrol the streets of their community on a Friday and Saturday […]

3 September, 2019
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