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COMMUNITY SAFETY PARTNERSHIP FUNDING 2014/15

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COMMUNITY SAFETY PARTNERSHIP FUNDING 2014/15

The Police and Crime Commissioner approved the allocation of funding from the Community Safety Fund 2014-2015 on Wednesday 5th March 2014 – Decision ref 2013/45, Appendix A.

Here are the details of how some of that funding has supported the district level delivery of community safety programmes in Lancashire.

Partnership Spending

Burnley Community Safety Partnership Fund

Amount:
£4,000.00

Who received the funding:
Community Alcohol Network and CANSafe Operations

Purpose:
The Community Alcohol Network (CAN) is a team that runs several projects that aim to reduce young people’s access to alcohol, binge and risky drinking and alcohol-related anti-social behaviour.

Priorities Supported:

Tackle crime &  re-offending

Hyndburn Community Safety Partnership Fund

Amount:
£1,000.00

Who received the funding:
Nightsafe Haven Project

Purpose:
The Nightsafe Haven will provide a ‘one stop shop’ for those experiencing difficulties on a night out, providing safeguarding to reduce vulnerability and the introduction of early intervention to reduce incidents of alcohol related violent crime.

Priorities Supported:

Tackle crime & re-offending

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
 £2,500.00

Who received the funding:
Dragon’s Den Projec

Purpose:
Children and Young People to take part in a Dragon’s Den event where they will be asked to develop and submit ideas for an alcohol awareness campaign.

Priorities Supported:

Tackle crime & re-offending

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
 £1,500.00

Who received the funding:
Aawaz Be Safe Project

Purpose:

Aawaz, the registered charity, to offer very practical and hands-on support to those South Asian women who experience domestic violence.

Priorities Supported:

Champion the rights of victims

Tackle crime & re-offending


Amount:
 £5,000.00

Who received the funding:
Clare’s Law Pilot  Project

Purpose:

This will allow HARV Domestic Violence Team to fully participate in the new Clare’s Law Development within the Domestic Violence Sector.

Priorities Supported:

Champion the rights of victims

Tackle crime & re-offending


West Lancashire Community Safety Partnership Fund

Amount:
£8,000.00

Who received the funding:
Mischief Night Project 

Purpose:
3 Community Centre’s to deliver activities in West Lancashire on Mischief Night.

Priorities Supported:

Tackle crime & re-offending.

Amount:
£1,157.00

Who received the funding:
Octoberscream

Purpose:
Diversionary activities for Young People (aged 12-19yrs) during the Autumn 2014 half term holiday.

Priorities Supported:

Tackle crime & re-offending.

Amount:
£20,000.00

Who received the funding:
The Other Side of the Fence

Purpose:
A Film about the risk of organised crime to young people. This project has two key stages. Firstly, meeting with Young People
from the community who will work alongside the film makers, make-up artists and script writers. Secondly, the film will be
shown to pupils at schools, published on websites and social media.

Priorities Supported:

Tackle crime & re-offending.

Amount:
£4,019.78

Who received the funding:
Community Action and Engagement Events

Purpose:
This funding will support the delivery of 5 x 2 day Community
Action and Engagement Events around the wards of Skelmersdale.

Priorities Supported:

Tackle crime & re-offending.

Ribble Valley Community Safety Partnership Fund

Amount:
 £6,500.00

Who received the funding:
CAN/CANSAFE

Purpose:
The Community Alcohol Network (CAN) is a dedicated team that operates at weekends to help reduce young people’s access to alcohol, binge and risky drinking and alcohol-related anti-social behaviour.

Priorities Supported:

Tackle crime & re-offending

Protect vulnerable people

Preston Community Safety Partnership Fund

Amount:
 £5,000.00

Who received the funding:
Taxi Stewarding Scheme 

Purpose:

Taxi stewards are on duty in Preston City Centre on several weekends and festivals throughout the year. Their role will be to ensure that as people leave the pubs and clubs they are able to get into a licensed taxi safely and in an orderly way. They defuse tensions which arise as people wait for taxis, reducing the number of incidents which escalate to a crime being committed.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Tackle crime & re-offending

Amount:
£5,000.00

Who received the funding:
Peer Mentoring and Voluntary Support Programme

Purpose:

The programme will deliver mentoring as a one-to-one relationship between mentor and service user. This will include providing locally resident youths and young adults, who are vulnerable to gang and youth violence cultures, with additional life skills and address issues leading to their vulnerability to gang influences.

Priorities Supported:

Tackle crime & re-offending

Protect vulnerable people

 Rossendale Community Safety Partnership Fund

Amount:
£2,000.00

Who received the funding:
Burglary Prevention Packs

Purpose:

Reassure and help victims cope and recover by providing them with a specific burglary pack to protect them from becoming a repeat victim. This initiative is a joint collaboration between Lancashire Constabulary and Rossendale Borough Council.

Priorities Supported:

Champion the rights of victims

Reduce crime

Joint Community Safety Partnership Working

Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Joint Community Safety Partnership Working

Amount:
£12,000.00
(Including the PCC’s 20% uplift for collaborative working)

Who received the funding:
Mediation Project 

Purpose:

To fund a service level agreement with Smile mediation that will provide for both intensive mediation services to resolve conflicts and disputes between residents

Priorities Supported:

Champion the rights of victims

Protect vulnerable people

Reduce crime and reoffending

Amount:
£12,000.00

Who received the funding:
Victim Support Package

Purpose:

Reduce the vulnerability of Victims across Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale and help prevent re-victimisation following a house burglary by providing them with a Victim Support Package (e.g. home-link alarms)

Priorities Supported:

Champion the rights of victims

Protect vulnerable people

Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Joint Community Safety Partnership Working

Amount:
 £3,656.00

Who received the funding:
Freedom Project

Purpose:

Chorley Children’s Centres and the Women’s refuge working in partnership to provide support for victims of domestic abuse.

Priorities Supported:

Champion the rights of victims

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
£2,000.00

Who received the funding:
CSE Training and Awareness Programme

Purpose:

The project is to ensure that the Chorley & South Ribble Community Safety Partnership (CSP) are able to respond effectively to the outcomes of the research, Child Sexual Exploitation: An assessment of Risk, Vulnerability, and Offending. Expected to be concluded early 2015.

Priorities Supported:

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
£2,800.00

Who received the funding:
Mobile CCTV Camera

Purpose:

To purchase a high specification CCTV camera to support the investigation of Anti-Social Behaviour within South Ribble.

Priorities Supported:

Reduce crime & re-offending

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
£7,200.00
(Including the
PCC’s 20% uplift for collaborative working)

Who received the funding:
Better Together in the Home

Purpose:

A wide range of organisations and partners working together to identify those most at risk from doorstep crime, burglary and theft.

Priorities Supported:

Reduce Crime

Protect vulnerable people

Amount:
 £6652.80
(Including the
PCC’s 20% uplift for collaborative working)

Who received the funding:
Aspire Project

Purpose:

Aspire was formed to help improve life chances, health and wellbeing, and to create a safer and more sustainable neighbourhood for our young people. They deliver practical projects to increase skills and provide pathways to education, training and employment to help improve life prospects for young people.

Priorities Supported:

Reduce crime & re-offending

Protect vulnerable people

Fylde and Wyre Joint Community Safety Partnership Working

Amount:
£24,000.00
(Including the
PCC’s 20% uplift
for collaborative
working)

Who received the funding:
CTTV Collaboration

Purpose:

Wyre Council and Fylde Borough Council have agreed to work together to develop town centres CCTV which will be monitored within the Wyre CCTV Force Control Room.

Priorities Supported:

Reduce crime & re-offending

Protect vulnerable people

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