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Commissioner visits Lancaster youth sessions funded through community grant

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has visited a Lancaster community group to hear how young people have benefitted from a community project, which received a grant from his Community Action Fund. The weekly self-defence sessions form a key part of the work being done by the Ridge Community Centre around the local estate with young people, running diversionary activities that […]

12 September, 2017

Commissioner sees new East Lancashire CCTV hub in action

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner visited a new centralised CCTV hub, to see in action the state-of-the-art facility after funding ¬£100,000 towards its launch earlier this year. Based in King Georges Hall, Blackburn, the hub covers nearly 250 cameras across East Lancashire in Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Burnley, Pendle and Preston. The Commissioner visited the hub to look at how […]

8 September, 2017

Police Station Front Counters to Close Following Public Consultation

Ten of Lancashire Constabulary‚Äôs most underused police station front counters are set to close next year as the police service continues to find ways to improve delivery on reducing budgets. The move follows a review carried out by the Constabulary and Police & Crime Commissioner which showed that as few as three people a day were visiting some of the […]

24 August, 2017

Young people across Lancashire warned on dangers of grooming and exploitation

Dozens of young people in Lancashire took part in an event aimed at raising awareness of child sexual exploitation. The story of a young girl raped and killed by a man 13 days after he first contacted her online was used to highlight the dangers of grooming at the conference in Blackpool on Tuesday (November 8). Seventy Lancashire school pupils […]

7 November, 2016

Commissioner welcomes report into efficiency of police

Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has welcomed a report from independent inspectors that rated Lancashire Constabulary as one of the most efficient forces in the country. The report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) into the efficiency of police forces found Lancashire to be ‘good’ overall at efficiently keeping people safe and reducing crime. Furthermore, inspectors could […]

3 November, 2016

Commissioner calls for Lancashire-wide pledge against hate crime

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has called on residents, councils and organisations to sign up to an anti-hate crime pledge and ‘Say No To Hate’ in the county. Ahead of a series of events across the county during Hate Crime Awareness Week (08-15 October) the Commissioner launched a pledge which aims to raise awareness of hate crimes and […]

10 October, 2016

Deal completed over site of new police station

The vision for a new police station in Blackpool is a step closer to reality after the deal to purchase the site was completed. Contracts have been exchanged over the land at the former Progress House site, on Clifton Road, where the new West division headquarters will be built. The investment, by Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, is […]

6 October, 2016

First look at new police station in Accrington

Accrington’s new police station opens in the town centre today (September 26) after being unveiled by Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw. The new station, on Broadway, will provide a front counter for the public as well as a modern base for local officers, while saving money on annual running costs. The move is part of the Commissioner’s commitment […]

26 September, 2016

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

More support for victims of crime in Lancashire

More victims of crime will be able to access support as Lancashire Victim Services looks to expand to help more people. The service, set up by Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw in April 2015, expects to grow to receive more than 60,000 referrals in future years and is set to extend the support it offers to include domestic […]

13 September, 2016
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