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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

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 urges Government to do more to keep children safe from harm amid rising sex crime figures

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has today written to the new Home Secretary Amber Rudd, urging her to tackle child sex abuse as new figures reveal a huge increase in sex crimes reported across the country. It comes as Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures revealed sex crimes have risen by 21% nationwide and by 33% in Lancashire […]

21 July, 2016

Young people to benefit as Commissioner hands out £7k in grants

Projects getting young people involved in sports and other activities in Lancashire are among the latest to benefit from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Action Fund. Clive Grunshaw has awarded a total of £7,220 to four organisations in Preston, Fleetwood, and Blackburn as part of the scheme, which offers small grants to groups whose work helps achieve the priorities […]

18 March, 2016

Lancashire Commissioner sets up partnership to support young victims of crime

Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, is bringing together organisations from across Lancashire to ensure young people in the county will be able to access specialist support if they have been a victim of crime. Five organisations will form the new Lancashire Victim Services for young people and these are: Groundwork Lancashire MIND Pendle Action for the Community Key Unlocking […]

17 March, 2016
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