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Community groups receive £50,000 funding to tackle youth violence

Community groups receive £50,000 funding to tackle youth violence

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Funding worth more than £50,000 is being invested into community groups across Leicestershire to help prevent young people falling into violence and knife crime.
Date:
Wednesday 29th January 2020
Hospital A&E project helps young victims escape life of violence

Hospital A&E project helps young victims escape life of violence

Description
A pioneering new service supporting young people who are treated for stab wounds or assault injuries in hospital has been launched to tackle escalating youth violence.
Date:
Friday 24th January 2020
Responding to the Government's announcement on police funding for 2020-21

Responding to the Government's announcement on police funding for 2020-21

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"Today's announcement will be welcomed by those calling for more officers in on the streets and in our communities. I echo those sentiments. This is why I invested much of the increase in funding derived from the rise in the police portion of the council tax in 2019-20 in 107 additional officers".
Date:
Wednesday 22nd January 2020
Will you help fund policing to keep Leicestershire safe?

Will you help fund policing to keep Leicestershire safe?

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Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach is asking people if they are prepared to pay more council tax to support their local police force. Please complete the survey!
Date:
Tuesday 14th January 2020
PCC raises concerns over Government's recruitment pledge

PCC raises concerns over Government's recruitment pledge

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Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach has called for clarity on the Government's pledge to boost police officer numbers across the UK – questioning whether enough funding is in place to pay for the uplift.
Date:
Thursday 9th January 2020
Leicestershire's Violence Reduction Network secured until 2021

Leicestershire's Violence Reduction Network secured until 2021

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Leicestershire's Violence Reduction Network (VRN) has been awarded a further £880,000, securing its work until March 2021.
Date:
Monday 30th December 2019
What Matters to You goes to St Matthews

What Matters to You goes to St Matthews

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Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach and Chief Constable Simon Cole will join safety partners in St Matthews this week to update people on efforts to improve safety.
Date:
Wednesday 18th December 2019
Prisoners give 'thumbs up' in support of anti-violence campaign

Prisoners give 'thumbs up' in support of anti-violence campaign

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Male inmates from a Leicestershire prison have given their full support to a global campaign to eradicate violence against women.
Date:
Wednesday 11th December 2019
Police watchdogs to examine 'People Zone' progress

Police watchdogs to examine 'People Zone' progress

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An independent panel set up to monitor police standards will consider the impact of 'People Zones' to community safety at its next meeting.
Date:
Wednesday 11th December 2019
Community-based projects set to share £50,000 to mentor young people at risk of violence.

Community-based projects set to share £50,000 to mentor young people at risk of violence.

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A new funding stream worth £50,000 has been unveiled by Leicestershire's new dedicated Violence Reduction Network (VRN) to expand the community work taking place to tackle violence and knife crime.
Date:
Wednesday 20th November 2019
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