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Month: July 2020

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner secures over £700k of vital funding to combat theft and burglary.

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has secured over £700,000 of extra funding to tackle thefts and burglary in problem hotspots in the county. The announcement from the Home Office comes after two successful bids were submitted by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s office. Police and Crime Commissioners were invited to bid for a share of the Safer Streets […]

30 July, 2020

Protecting children and young people is everyone’s business

We all have a part to play in keeping our children and young people safe from harm. That’s the message from Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw. As the pandemic goes on and the summer holidays are about to begin, young people will continue to spend more time online and within their family homes. Whilst technology offers fantastic opportunities […]

14 July, 2020

Lancashire Victim Services expands support for victims of sexual violence

This week sees three new case workers joining the Lancashire Victim Services team to expand specialist support for children and young people affected by sexual violence or abuse. Thanks to funding secured by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, three Children and Young People Independent Sexual Violence Advisers (CYP ISVAs) will be on hand to offer expert support to anyone affected, […]

8 July, 2020

‘Call to action’ as Commissioner’s Fund relaunches to support communities across Lancashire

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has relaunched his Community Action Fund and called on organisations to apply, recognising that projects may need to be delivered differently during the COVID 19 pandemic. This comes as 26 projects have been successful in gaining grants, with over £60,000 going towards community organisations who are helping make Lancashire a safer and better […]

7 July, 2020

Commissioner praises Chief Constable as head of force announces retirement

Lancashire Constabulary Chief Constable Andy Rhodes has announced his intention to retire next year, with Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw praising his dedication to policing in Lancashire across three decades of service. Mr Rhodes, who has spent his entire policing career with Lancashire Constabulary and has been in his current post since June 2017, will step down from the […]

6 July, 2020

Commissioner urges caution as lockdown restrictions ease further

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has urged the public to remain cautious when lockdown restrictions are eased further this weekend, with everyone still having an important role to play in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic and suppressing its spread. Saturday 4th July sees bars and restaurants able to open, as long as they ensure their venues follow the Government’s […]

2 July, 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner tackles reoffending with more funding available

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has committed another £100k to projects which tackle reoffending across Lancashire, through his dedicated fund which supports organisations who are making Lancashire a safer place. Charities, organisations and partners will again be able to bid for projects that work with offenders in their areas and help integrate them back into the community. Applications will be […]

1 July, 2020
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