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Month: October 2020

Sexual violence service receives prestigious accreditation

Lancashire Victim Services who support victims of rape and sexual abuse across Lancashire have been awarded Lime Culture’s Quality Mark for their Independent Sexual Violence Service. The accreditation follows an independent assessment of the service by Lime Culture, the UK’s leading sexual violence training and consultancy organisation. Claire Powell, Area Manager for Lancashire Victim Services said: “We are really proud […]

21 October, 2020

Blackpool shines a light on domestic abuse support

As part of this year's Illuminations Blackpool Council is highlighting the support available through Fylde Coast Women's Aid (FCWA) who support victims of domestic abuse in the area. FCWA support women, men and children who have or who are suffering domestic abuse. The service is also part of the Lancashire wide #NoExcuseForAbuse campaign which highlights support across the county and [...]

20 October, 2020

Lancashire Victim Services campaign highlights hate crime support

Launching as part of this year’s Hate Crime Awareness Week, the ‘Let’s spell it out – This. Is. Hate’ campaign highlights hate crimes and incidents and raises awareness of how those affected can access help and support from Lancashire Victim Services (LVS). The campaign, funded by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, also highlights hateful behaviour with the aim of encouraging […]

9 October, 2020

Lancashire Youth Commission on Crime Reduction and Prevention Launched

Young people in Lancashire will soon have the chance to influence decisions on Police, Crime, and Violence Reduction.  Recruitment will shortly be launched for a new Youth Commission established by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPPC) and the Violence Reduction Network. Lancashire Youth Commission on Police, Crime Violence Reduction are looking for  up 25 young people aged […]

8 October, 2020

Commissioner visits community garden project growing with support from grant

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, visited a Preston-based community garden to see first-hand the work they’re doing to strengthen the local community and support vulnerable people. It’s run by Menhear, a charity dedicated to supporting men across the county who may have been involved in the criminal justice system, or need support due to anxiety, depression or loneliness. […]

1 October, 2020
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