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Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner urges Lancashire residents to stay at home

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is urging people to stay at home as the Easter weekend approaches, the weather warms up and ‘lockdown fatigue’ sets in. With Lancashire’s coastline and countryside, there are concerns these places may become busier, with police needed to fight crime rather than deter day-trippers and local residents from popular beauty spots. Clive Grunshaw […]

9 April, 2020

Bike project helping build West Lancashire community

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has praised a project which is helping local people gain training and experience repairing bikes, with many going on to gain employment in West Lancashire. The Commissioner’s Community Action Fund has supported the vital work being done through the Skelmersdale scheme, helping deliver training which has seen people who may have been vulnerable, with nothing […]

19 February, 2020

Commissioner funding helps East Lancashire project tackle reoffending

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has seen how an East Lancashire project is helping to tackle reoffending and engage with young people, with help from his dedicated fund. Burnley FC in the Community were granted £12,680 to expand their ‘It’s Your Turf’ and ‘Premier League Kicks’ projects. ‘It’s Your Turf’ delivers targeted activities which work with people already in the […]

18 February, 2020

Legal surgeries supporting community after Commissioner grant

An East Lancashire based project is helping provide legal advice and support to those who otherwise would not be able to access it, after a grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Action Fund. Delivered by Lancashire Collaborative Ministry in partnership with Lancaster University and the Open University, the sessions are initially scheduled to run for a three-month trial […]

12 February, 2020

Curry club brings community together as Our Lancashire approaches milestone

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has praised the Our Lancashire team whilst visiting an East Lancashire curry club bringing people from across its community together over a shared love of good food. Little Harwood Curry Club was established in 2005 and aims to integrate people from across the local neighbourhood, meet new people and avoid becoming isolated or vulnerable. People […]

20 January, 2020

Our Lancashire continues to grow as Commissioner visits Chorley Community Hub

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has  praised the important role that community hubs play in bringing neighbourhoods together and helping engage people who may otherwise be lonely or more vulnerable, on a visit to Chorley Amateur Boxing Club. Clive Grunshaw visited the club to see first-hand how they engage with the local community and support those who attend sessions.  This […]

16 January, 2020

Over 2000 young people engaging every week in community sessions after funding

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner saw first-hand how a project is engaging over 2000 young people through weekly football sessions, with help from his Community Action Fund. Taking place in several locations across Fleetwood and the wider Wyre area, the sessions are designed to engage those who may otherwise not be engaged in their community. The sessions, which received £2500 […]

14 February, 2019

Commissioner praises project to reduce reoffending

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner  Clive Grunshaw has praised the work of AFC Fylde Community Foundation to prevent and reduce offending behaviour across the region. The Positive Pathways programme, which was awarded £20,000 by the Commissioner, aims to change the lives of young people and adults who have previously committed offences, and others who are at risk of offending crimes. […]

5 August, 2016

Security boost thanks to money awarded by Commissioner

New security measures to prevent anti-social behaviour at a Preston community centre have been installed using money seized from Lancashire criminals. Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw visited the Intact Centre, on Whitby Avenue, Ingol, to see how £13,853 recovered under the Proceeds of Crime Act is helping to tackle crime in the area. The Ingol and Tanterton Community Trust […]

3 June, 2016
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