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Lancashire snubbed by Government as Commissioner demands ‘Give us our bobbies back’

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is demanding Government give back Lancashire the 750 police officers lost since 2010, as new figures released by the Home Office this morning indicate Lancashire Constabulary will still have almost 250 fewer officers than in 2010 – despite the 20,000 ‘boost’. With the breakdown of funding still not announced, the first 6,000 new officers will […]

9 October, 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

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

Lancashire secures funding to tackle knife crime and serious violence

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has secured almost £3m in Government funding to help tackle and prevent knife crime and serious violence across the county. Lancashire is one of 18 areas across the country to be allocated funding, with £1.82m from the Knife Crime Fund and £1.16m for the setting up and running of a Violence Reduction Unit (VRU). The […]

12 August, 2019

Over £25,000 given to community projects as £150k fund reopens

Over £25,000 of funding, recovered from criminals, has been provided to projects in Lancashire after the relaunch of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Action Fund. Ten schemes will deliver projects with support from the fund, which provides small grants of up to £3,000 to tackle local concerns which meet the Commissioner’s Police and Crime Plan priorities. In 2019/20, £150,000 […]

2 August, 2019

Commissioner calls on new PM to repair damage after decade of police cuts in Lancashire

Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has called on Boris Johnson to address almost 10 years of police cuts after promising 20,000 new police officers across the country during his first address as Prime Minister. After the Prime Minister pledged recruitment for these officers would ‘start forthwith’, the Commissioner is demanding that any additional resource is allocated pro rata, […]

25 July, 2019

£200k towards reducing reoffending announced by Commissioner one year on from fund launch

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has announced a further £200k is set to be given to reduce reoffending across the county, almost one year on from launching his dedicated fund which has seen over £250k provided to 17 projects so far. Charities, organisations and partners will again be able to bid for projects that work with offenders in their areas […]

5 June, 2019

Commissioner calls on Government to address years of budget cuts as Panel backs funding plan

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the Government to address the long term funding of policing and under investment from Westminster, as the Police and Crime Panel approved his 2019/2020 budget plan for Lancashire Police, which will see investment in more than 80 extra police officers. This follows a public consultation where 63% of over 4,600 respondents supported […]

22 January, 2019
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