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Lancashire business event helps tackle ‘hidden’ modern slavery

An event aimed at tackling modern slavery in Lancashire heard how the issue was an often ‘hidden’ but major challenge for police officers, as businesses heard about spotting the signs and what to do if it was discovered in their supply chain. With representatives from businesses across the county, the event brought speakers from a range of backgrounds to explore […]

28 March, 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 Backs Lancashire Police Campaign to Tackle Knife Crime

The county’s Police and Crime Commissioner is backing Lancashire Constabulary’s work to tackle knife crime, at the start of a week of action. Operation Sceptre, running from 12th to 19th February 2018, is a national campaign targeting knife crime and those who carry knives. Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner said: “I fully support Lancashire Constabulary’s involvement in this […]

12 February, 2018

Commissioner leads celebrations as Lancashire becomes first White Ribbon County

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is leading celebrations as his bid to make Lancashire the first White Ribbon County in the UK has resulted in public sector organisations across the county being accredited by the White Ribbon Campaign. The Commissioner was joined by Chief Constable Andy Rhodes in hosting a celebration event at the Harris Museum in Preston […]

3 October, 2017

Commissioner praises rural crime crackdown

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has praised the work of police after stolen property was recovered and one man arrested during an operation to tackle rural crime in the county. More than 100 vehicles were checked over the course of a two-day operation to clamp down on the theft of plant and farm equipment. The Commissioner visited a […]

14 September, 2016

Commissioner invites applications for £75k funding pot

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has relaunched his Community Action Fund (CAF) by making £75,000 available to fund grass roots initiatives that help cut crime, reduce re-offending or support victims. The CAF scheme has grown since it was first launched in 2013 and more than £190,000 has been awarded to 116 organisations to date. Last year, grants worth […]

5 July, 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

Euro 2016 England v Wales: Fans urged to enjoy football responsibly

Football fans are being reminded not to get carried away in the heat of the moment as England prepare for their Euro 2016 match against Wales tomorrow (Thursday). Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire Police and Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion organisation, have teamed up to urge fans to enjoy the game responsibly. Anna Jӧnsson, reporting officer […]

15 June, 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

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
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