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Lancashire comes together to tackle domestic abuse

Events and activities are taking place across Lancashire as part of the White Ribbon Campaign’s 16 Days of Action. Following Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw’s successful bid to make Lancashire a White Ribbon County in October of 2017, Lancashire County Council and all Lancashire district councils and unitary authorities now hold White Ribbon Status which marks their commitment […]

3 December, 2018

Call for Health Secretary to scrap the doctor’s legal aid fee for domestic violence victims

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has joined fellow commissioners across the country calling on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to scrap the fee charged to domestic abuse victims seeking legal aid. Due to recent changes in the law, domestic abuse victims now have to provide specific evidence to be able to apply for legal aid. One of the accepted […]

7 February, 2017

Commissioner welcomes Lancashire-wide stand against domestic abuse

Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw has supported Lancashire’s bid to become the country’s first White Ribbon County, aiming to end violence against women and girls. For the first time, all councils across Lancashire will be accredited alongside the Commissioner’s office, Lancashire police and health bodies. As part of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, councils will […]

24 November, 2016

Commissioner funds Euro 2016 campaign to tackle alcohol-fuelled crime

A new campaign urging football fans to enjoy the Euro 2016 tournament responsibly has been backed by Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw. A series of posters and banners, funded by the Commissioner, target three key areas – domestic abuse, alcohol-related violence and drink or drug driving – that are all problems for police during major tournaments. The message […]

8 June, 2016
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