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Month: January 2015

New recruits join force

Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw at the attestation ceremony for 19 former UCLan students on 21/1/15. LANCASHIRE Constabulary's newest recruits have officially become part of the force after taking part in the first attestation ceremonies of the year. Warrant cards were handed out to 59 new officers at the ceremonies, which came after Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive [...]

28 January, 2015

Police precept to increase by 1.99%

LANCASHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner is set to raise the precept by 1.99% to help the Constabulary deal with the impact of Government cuts. Clive Grunshaw presented his plans to the county’s Police and Crime Panel on Monday night (January 26th), and members backed his decision to ask for a rise from Lancashire’s residents. The proposal comes on the back […]

27 January, 2015

Commissioner reveals precept increase plans

Clive Grunshaw, the Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner is to propose a 1.99% increase to the police precept to members of the Police and Crime Panel tonight (Monday, 26 January) after overwhelming support for the rise during an extensive consultation. The proposal comes on the back of a six week long exercise which gathered comments from more than 2,400 people […]

26 January, 2015

Home secretary urged to re-think police funding

LANCASHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner has written to the Home Secretary urging her to re-think funding for police forces. Clive Grunshaw wants Theresa May to allow Police and Crime Commissioners to raise council tax above the current 2% referendum limit, giving them more freedom to act on the wishes of local residents. Currently, Lancashire’s residents are indicating through the consultation […]

15 January, 2015

Commissioner helps keep preston’s streets safe

PRESTON’S vital Street Pastors have been handed a boost after the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner agreed £6,000 of funding to support their work. Clive Grunshaw has pledged to continue providing the cash to the volunteer organisation, whose patrols work to support the homeless and street sex workers, care for night-time revellers and prevent violent incidents getting out of hand. […]

9 January, 2015

Commissioner approves community grants

NEW PROJECT TO TACKLE RE-OFFENDING BACKED BY PCC A new youth justice programme is set to educate young offenders on the Fylde about the consequences of their actions. AFC Fylde Community Foundation has been commissioned by the Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner to deliver a flagship youth justice and education programme called Writing Wrongs, which will run for six-months and is aimed at [...]

6 January, 2015
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