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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

East Lancashire charity highlights reducing reoffending work as Commissioner gives almost £80k to more groups

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has visited a project which is working to reduce reoffending in East Lancashire with support from his dedicated fund, as almost £80k has been awarded to further projects across the county. Clive Grunshaw visited Maundy Relief in Accrington town centre to see their ‘Support for Offenders’ project and hear about how the funding is helping […]

30 January, 2020

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

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

Over £170,000 invested across Lancashire to tackle reoffending as total approaches half a million

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has provided over £170,000 to help projects dedicated to making the county safer and tackle reoffending. Nine projects based across Lancashire have received grants of up to £25,000 for a variety of different schemes that ultimately engage offenders and their families, work with them in their areas and help integrate them back into the community. […]

16 August, 2019

Commissioner funding helps rental deposit scheme reduce reoffending

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has been told how a grant from his Reducing Reoffending Fund has helped offenders reintegrate into society after leaving prison, helping then to secure tenancies by assisting with rental deposits. Led by Blackburn with Darwen Council but operating across East Lancashire, the scheme, which received £20,000 from the Commissioner’s Fund, recognises how important a place […]

18 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 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
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