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Commissioner hears how scheme funded by proceeds of crime supporting young people in Blackpool

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has heard how a project which received £100,000 that was seized from criminals is working to support young people who may be showing signs of sexually harmful behaviour before they offend, and prevent from becoming victims of Child Sexual Exploitation. The ‘Enlighten’ project, run through Blackpool Council, received the funding as part of money allocated […]

26 June, 2018

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

Commissioner visits innovative safeguarding project

Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has been to see for himself a brand new project being set up to help children who have been victims of sexual abuse in Blackpool. He met with the Blackpool Council staff behind the Enlighten project, which has been awarded a £100,000 grant using money seized from criminals, to hear about how it will help some […]

15 March, 2016

Cash seized from criminals awarded to Lancashire projects

Vulnerable people, victims of abuse and children from deprived areas are among those who will benefit from money that has been seized from criminals in Lancashire. Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw today announced the 15 successful applicants to get a share of almost £500,000 that has been recovered under the Proceeds of Crime Act. Individual grants of between £5,000 […]

26 February, 2016

Lancashire Commissioner considers 92 applications for grant funding

A £600k grant pot made available from money seized from criminals has received 92 applications totaling £3.7m. The grants, funded under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA), have been made available by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw. Local organisations were invited to apply for funding of between £5,000 and £100k to help them set up new initiatives that […]

20 January, 2016
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