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Month: January 2017

Commissioner backs crackdown on Christmas drink and drug driving campaign

More than 130 people were caught drink driving as part of Lancashire Constabulary’s Christmas drink drive campaign. A total of 3,266 breath tests were administered across the county throughout December 2016, with 133 people failing the test or refusing to provide a specimen – resulting in a failure rate of 4.2% and a slight increase compared to 2015. The December campaign […]

31 January, 2017

Weekly Meetings and Event Bulletin Week Commencing 30 January, 2017

The Commissioner is on annual leave until February 03. The meetings are attended by officers on his behalf. Monday Safer Communities Steering Group, Blackburn (private, attended by an OPCC representative) Police, Special Constabulary & Staff long service awards, HQ (private, attended by an OPCC representative) Tuesday Lancashire Partnership for Road Safety Board Meeting, Preston (private attended by an OPCC representative)  Friday […]

30 January, 2017

Community joined together to help write new police and crime plan

Community members, local councils, voluntary sector organisations, the police, health professionals and partners across the criminal justice sector have all helped to develop the new police and crime plan for Lancashire. The Police and Crime Commissioner’s 2016 – 2021 plan shapes the way policing and justice services are delivered by setting out strategic objectives which the Chief Constable and his […]

25 January, 2017

Call for countywide support against further government cuts

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has urged councillors and MPs to join him in lobbying Government against further reductions to Lancashire police’s funding. The plea comes as the Commissioner outlined his plans to increase the council tax precept by 1.99% (6p per week average) to help safeguard local police jobs across the county. It also coincides with the […]

24 January, 2017

Weekly Meetings and Event Bulletin Week Commencing 23 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. Monday Attending Police and Crime Panel meeting, Preston County Hall, (public, for more information please contact Blackburn with Darwen Council) Wednesday Attending Association of Police and Crime Commissioners meeting, London (private) National Anti-slavery and human […]

20 January, 2017

Commissioner backing safer communities following gang injunction orders

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, stepped out to reassure residents in Preston this morning as six men from the North West region were given banning orders for gang related violence and drug offences. The Commissioner’s aim was to demonstrate firm action has been taken against the gang members who are thought to have been responsible for gang-related activity […]

19 January, 2017

Lancashire Constabulary rise up the ranks

Lancashire Constabulary has gained 135 places after ranking 116, achieving 117 points in this year’s Stonewall World Equality Index (WEI). Stonewall was founded in 1989, and since then has been at the forefront of unprecedented social and legal advancement for lesbian, gay and bisexual people living in Britain. In 2015 it extended its remit to campaign for trans equality. This […]

Police and Crime Commissioner backing campaign to crack down on hare coursing

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is backing the latest campaign launched to tackle hare coursing in the county’s rural areas. Signs have been created across an area spanning nearly 2,000 square miles, warning of the consequences of hare coursing which was originally banned in 2004 under the Hunting Act. Hare coursing has become an issue across Lancashire as […]

18 January, 2017

Weekly Meetings and Event Bulletin Week Commencing 16 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. Tuesday Lancashire Criminal Justice Board meeting, Preston (private) Rural Crime Meeting, HQ (private, attended by OPCC representative) Wednesday Blackpool Health and Wellbeing Board, Blackpool (private, attended by OPCC representative) Thursday Behind Bars public engagement, Preston (TBC) […]

13 January, 2017

Final stage of Council Tax consultation as Commissioner takes to the road seeking residents’ views

As the Government plans to further reduce the grant given to Lancashire Police from national budgets, the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw will take to the road this week, asking yet more people how much they are willing to pay for policing in Lancashire. Following the launch of telephone and online surveys in December, the Commissioner will be […]

11 January, 2017
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