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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

Commissioner urges partners to get involved in developing new police and crime plan

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is urging MPs, council leaders, public sector partners and those working to reduce offending to get involved in helping to shape the next police and crime plan. The new plan – which will shape policing and community safety activity over the next four years – is currently being developed and stakeholders are being invited to […]

29 June, 2016

Commissioner makes fresh appeal after arrests

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of historic sex offences after detectives investigating the murder of Blackpool schoolgirl Charlene Downes uncovered evidence identifying other potential victims of abuse. Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw made a fresh appeal for information following the arrests, which are not directly connected to the death of Charlene, who was 14 when she […]

27 June, 2016

Commissioner awards £124k cash boost to help transform lives in Lancashire

A life-changing project aimed at transforming lives and tackling crime in Lancashire has been awarded almost £125,000 by Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw. The money has been given to Accrington-based Community Solutions North West (CSNW) to expand its InterConnect programme, which currently operates in Burnley and Hyndburn, into Pendle and Preston. Mr Grunshaw visited the social enterprise to hear […]

22 June, 2016

Euro 2016 England v Wales: Fans urged to enjoy football responsibly

Football fans are being reminded not to get carried away in the heat of the moment as England prepare for their Euro 2016 match against Wales tomorrow (Thursday). Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire Police and Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion organisation, have teamed up to urge fans to enjoy the game responsibly. Anna Jӧnsson, reporting officer […]

15 June, 2016

Security boost thanks to money awarded by Commissioner

New security measures to prevent anti-social behaviour at a Preston community centre have been installed using money seized from Lancashire criminals. Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw visited the Intact Centre, on Whitby Avenue, Ingol, to see how £13,853 recovered under the Proceeds of Crime Act is helping to tackle crime in the area. The Ingol and Tanterton Community Trust […]

3 June, 2016

Commissioner praises police after drugs gang jailed for almost 90 years

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has hailed the efforts of officers after a gang of drug dealers were jailed for a total of almost 90 years. Fifteen members of two organised crime groups – 12 from Preston and three from Liverpool – have been sentenced for their roles in a plot to supply heroin and cocaine with a street […]

2 June, 2016

Clive Grunshaw re-elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire

Clive Grunshaw will serve a second term as Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire after winning the election with an increased majority. Turnout was significantly higher this time around, at 29 per cent, as residents went to the polls across the county on Thursday May 5. No candidate secured more than 50 per cent of the first choice votes under […]

9 May, 2016
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