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Lancashire Victim Services launch domestic abuse campaign

There is a way out of abusive relationships – that’s the message of a new Lancashire Victim Services campaign encouraging people who may be experiencing domestic abuse to take the step and get help. The campaign, which launched on Monday, 20 November, sees a combination of radio and bus shelter adverts as well as posters to be displayed in public […]

20 November, 2017

New rural crime vehicles rolled out across the county

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the delivery of a powerful fleet of off-road vehicles which are being rolled out across Lancashire to help police tackle rural crime. Three liveried 4×4 pick-up trucks have been delivered to officers serving Lancashire’s rural areas in a bid to crack down on poaching, fuel thefts and organised crime. One vehicle has been […]

15 November, 2017

Commissioner’s Nest Lancashire service launches toolkit to tackle child sexual exploitation

A toolkit to help tackle child sexual exploitation has been unveiled by Nest Lancashire and Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw at a one day conference in Blackburn today, 13 November 2017. Nest Lancashire and the Commissioner’s office have been working with Lancashire Constabulary, teachers and professionals from across the county to develop the toolkit which will provide materials […]

13 November, 2017

Commissioner joins police to urge public to hand in guns during firearms surrender

People in Lancashire are being urged to hand in guns and ammunition as part of a nation-wide firearms surrender starting on 13 November 2017. The surrender will run for two weeks, during which weapons can be surrendered at six Lancashire Police stations – Blackburn, Burnley, Blackpool, Lancaster, Skelmersdale and Preston. During the last gun surrender in April 2016, 139 firearms […]

9 November, 2017

Commissioner welcomes average speed camera enforcement on B6232 Grane Road

Lancashire’s Police & Crime Commissioner has welcomed the installation of average speed cameras on the B6232 Grane Road – which will be enforced from Monday 6th November. Following their installation and a successful period of testing, the cameras will now go live for enforcement between Junction 5 of the M65 near Belthorn through to the A56 at Haslingden – a […]

3 November, 2017

New town centre police operating base opens to the public

A new local police operating base at the heart of Blackburn Town Centre has been officially opened by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw and Chief Constable Andy Rhodes. It replaces the old Railway Station police office which was out dated and no longer fit for modern policing requirements. The operating base will provide more effective services including, a […]

26 October, 2017

Commissioner sees new modern slavery suite as national report says more work to be done

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has visited a new modern slavery victims’ suite to highlight the good work of Lancashire Constabulary as a national report highlights concerns about the way modern slavery cases are dealt with. Based in the east of the county, the two-room suite is designed to make victims of modern slavery feel more at ease during what […]

24 October, 2017

First Hate Crime ‘Support to Report’ services in Lancashire

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner joined representatives from Lancashire Constabulary and partner organisations who have successfully become third party ‘Support to Report’ services for hate crimes and incidents, marking the end of National Hate Crime Awareness Week. Members of the public will be able to report hate crimes through these organisations – Disability Equality North West, Lancashire Council of Mosques, […]

19 October, 2017

National Victims’ Commissioner sees innovative support services hub in action

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales on a visit to one of Lancashire’s innovative hubs in Preston, to see first-hand how the service is helping victims of crime. The new hub-based approach is the first of its kind in the UK and Baroness Newlove, whose role as Victims’ Commissioner is to promote the […]

4 October, 2017

Commissioner leads celebrations as Lancashire becomes first White Ribbon County

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is leading celebrations as his bid to make Lancashire the first White Ribbon County in the UK has resulted in public sector organisations across the county being accredited by the White Ribbon Campaign. The Commissioner was joined by Chief Constable Andy Rhodes in hosting a celebration event at the Harris Museum in Preston […]

3 October, 2017
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