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£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 praises reducing reoffending projects as fund reopens for applications

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has praised a number of projects which have succeeded in tackling reoffending owing to funding last year, as the fund reopens for new applications. With £80k available across four local ‘Reducing Reoffending Boards’ covering the north, south, east and west of the county, charities, organisations and partners will be able to bid for projects that […]

5 February, 2019

Commissioner visits Blackburn based programme receiving funding to reduce reoffending

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has visited a programme to see how funding is working to reduce reoffending in Blackburn, Darwen and the wider Lancashire area. The SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor) programme, delivered by Blackburn with Darwen Council, works with volunteers whose alcohol misuse was a key element in their offending. Alcohol monitoring through an ankle device is combined with […]

19 December, 2018

Project helping prevent reoffending and reduce crime with help from Commissioner

A project that has received funding to help reduce reoffending in the county has been praised by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, as he visited one of their community hubs to see the work they are doing. It is delivered by The Well Communities, a not-for-profit organisation who help people recover from drug and alcohol addiction. The ‘Well Connected’ project addresses […]

12 December, 2018

Over £160k given to new projects tackling reoffending in Lancashire

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded over £160k to projects which will play a vital role across the county in working to reduce reoffending. Charities, organisations and partners had the opportunity to bid for projects that will work with offenders in their areas and help them integrate back into the community, with a total of nine projects receiving funding. […]

25 September, 2018

Commissioner welcomes new Independent Chair as part of reducing reoffending strategy

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the new Independent Chair of local boards which look at ways to reduce reoffending in the county, as part of his continued work to tackle crime and reoffending in Lancashire and support those who have offended in the past to not do so again. Formerly a senior officer at Lancashire Constabulary, Jerry Graham, […]

27 April, 2018

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

Commissioner awards £124k cash boost to help transform lives in Lancashire

A life-changing project aimed at transforming lives and tackling crime in Lancashire has been awarded almost £125,000 by Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw. The money has been given to Accrington-based Community Solutions North West (CSNW) to expand its InterConnect programme, which currently operates in Burnley and Hyndburn, into Pendle and Preston. Mr Grunshaw visited the social enterprise to hear […]

22 June, 2016

Young people to benefit as Commissioner hands out £7k in grants

Projects getting young people involved in sports and other activities in Lancashire are among the latest to benefit from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Action Fund. Clive Grunshaw has awarded a total of £7,220 to four organisations in Preston, Fleetwood, and Blackburn as part of the scheme, which offers small grants to groups whose work helps achieve the priorities […]

18 March, 2016
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