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Month: December 2016

Weekly Meetings and Event Bulletin Week Commencing 02 January, 2017

The Police & Crime Commissioner’s office is closed from Thursday, 22nd December and will re-open again on Tuesday, 3rd January 2017 When not attending meetings and events listed below, the Commissioner is working in the office to deliver the priorities in his Police and Crime Plan. Wednesday Valuing Diversity and Inclusion Board HQ (private, attended by OPCC representative) Thursday Strategic Scrutiny Meeting, […]

30 December, 2016

Weekly Meetings and Event Bulletin Week Commencing 26 December, 2016

The Police & Crime Commissioner’s office is closed from 5pm on Thursday, 22nd December and will re-open again on Tuesday, 3rd January 2017

22 December, 2016

Commissioner announces new contract to deliver Lancashire Victim Services

The new contract will provide help and support for around 60,000 people a year from four local bases across Lancashire Contract offered to Victim Support who will work with local providers to help enhance the services they offer Crime victims in Lancashire will benefit from enhanced services designed to help them get back on their feet thanks to a new […]

19 December, 2016

COMMISSIONER: GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO STOP CONNING THE PUBLIC OVER CUTS TO POLICING

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has urged the Government to stop conning the public over claims it has protected police funding at 2015/16 levels. The plea comes after the Government revealed its latest finance settlement for PCCs to fund their police services which shows a grant reduction of £3.5m for the same period. The Policing Minister, Brandon Lewis, today revealed […]

15 December, 2016

Commissioner seeks views on council tax

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has today launched a survey asking the public if they want to freeze or increase the amount they pay towards policing in the county. The Commissioner is responsible for setting the budget for the police and for deciding the amount of council tax (known as the precept) the public in Lancashire pay towards […]

Commissioner welcomes another good report from inspectors

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has welcomed comments from independent inspectors who have reported today that Lancashire Constabulary are good at the way it engages with the public and treats people fairly. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) rated Lancashire Constabulary as ‘good’ in its latest report into police legitimacy as they found that “The constabulary treats those it serves […]

8 December, 2016

Work starts on new West Division Police Headquarters in Blackpool

Construction work has begun on the creation of a new, state-of-the-art police headquarters in Blackpool. Contractors have moved onto the former Progress House site on Clifton Road, which will replace Bonny Street Police Station when it is complete in 2018. The new building will be the headquarters for the county’s West Division, which covers Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre, Lancaster and Morecambe. Close […]

7 December, 2016

Commissioner joins police at launch of Christmas dangerous driving campaign

Lancashire Constabulary and the Police and Crime Commissioner came together with other emergency services to launch this year’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign in Blackburn. The risks of being over the limit while driving the morning after a big night was a key focus alongside new equipment to test for drug driving offences. Speaking at the launch of the campaign, […]

6 December, 2016

Weekly Meetings and Event Bulletin Week Commencing 05 December, 2016

When not attending meetings and events listed below, the Commissioner is working in the office to deliver the priorities in his Police and Crime Plan. Monday Carnforth Rotary Club pre Christmas event, Carnforth (private) CCTV Strategic Group, Blackburn (private, attended by OPCC representative) Wednesday Blackpool West HQ media event, Blackpool (private) Joint management Board, County Hall (private) Pennine Lancashire Community […]

2 December, 2016

Volunteers wanted to visit custody suites

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is looking for volunteers to check on the welfare of people in custody. Residents have the chance to get involved and make a difference to policing in Lancashire by becoming an independent custody visitor (ICV). There are currently more than 40 volunteer ICVs in the county, who make random unannounced visits, in pairs, […]

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