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Homeless people to be given emergency food and shelter in Crewe

Homeless people to be given emergency food and shelter in Crewe

A South Cheshire homeless shelter will be able to support more people giving them somewhere safe and warm to go following funding from police and crime commissioner.

The Lighthouse Centre in Crewe will open its doors on Thursday evenings, inviting those in crisis or at risk of rough sleeping to receive a warm meal, shelter for the evening, access to the washing facilities and breakfast for the following day.

March 13, 2021
Cheshire Police Commissioner vows to tackle rise in domestic abuse

Cheshire Police Commissioner vows to tackle rise in domestic abuse

Cheshire’s Police and crime commissioner has vowed to support victims of domestic abuse in the county after figures show cases have doubled since the start of the pandemic.

Statistics released by charity My CWA (Cheshire Without Abuse) revealed the number of victims it is supporting, including adults and children, has doubled from 200 pre-Covid to 400.

February 23, 2021
Police Crime Commissioner funds lifesaving equipment in Bridgemere

Police Crime Commissioner funds lifesaving equipment in Bridgemere

A new defibrillator for Bridgemere has been hailed as a ‘potential life-saver’ by Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

The new piece of equipment will be placed in a building at Bridgemere Primary School by Doddington and District Parish Council.

February 21, 2021
Cheshire PCC’s funding boost for two victim support schemes in county

Cheshire PCC’s funding boost for two victim support schemes in county

Two support services for crime victims have been boosted by extra funding from Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

Those to benefit include a youth victim support service and the Rape and Sexual Assault Support Centre.

February 6, 2021
Residents urged to use NHS test and trace Covid app

Residents urged to use NHS test and trace Covid app

Cheshire East residents are being urged to download the new NHS test and trace app.

The NHS Covid-19 contact-tracing app was launched yesterday (September 24).

September 25, 2020
Cheshire Police unveils new “community policing” model

Cheshire Police unveils new “community policing” model

Cheshire Police has unveiled its new “community policing” model with “dedicated officers and PCSOs” in 122 community areas.

It will include new police bases in community and village halls in and around Nantwich.

September 25, 2020
Cheshire road safety survey launched by Crime Commissioner

Cheshire road safety survey launched by Crime Commissioner

Nantwich residents can have their say about road safety policing in a new survey launched by Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner David Keane.

He wants local residents to give their views on how safe the county’s roads are.

September 22, 2020
Cheshire Police scheme to cut re-offending by women in Crewe area

Cheshire Police scheme to cut re-offending by women in Crewe area

A new initiative to reduce reoffending by women in Crewe and Nantwich area is being trialed by Cheshire Police and restorative justice provider Remedi.

The scheme, with funding from Police Crime Commissioner, will work with female offenders to address the root causes of their crime.

September 5, 2020
Police Crime Commissioner funds fight against criminals targeting elderly

Police Crime Commissioner funds fight against criminals targeting elderly

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane has awarded funding to a charity in Cheshire East to support it to deliver scam awareness and support to older people.

Age UK in Cheshire East has received a £1,000 grant from PCC David Keane’s Safer Communities express grant fund to support its scams awareness project.

August 27, 2020
Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner appeals for dog-loving volunteers

Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner appeals for dog-loving volunteers

Cheshire Police’s Crime Commissioner is on the lookout for dog-loving volunteers to help ensure police pooches are being treated correctly.

Volunteers will make unannounced visits to kennels to observe, comment and report on conditions Cheshire Constabulary’s dogs are housed.

February 14, 2020
Body cameras for Cheshire Police officers worth £787,000 costs, says councillor

Body cameras for Cheshire Police officers worth £787,000 costs, says councillor

By Stephen Topping
A former police officer who worked in the force’s complaints department believes the roll-out of body-worn cameras for Cheshire’s officers is money well spent.

The office of David Keane, Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner, has revealed that it will cost £787,000 to allow all front-line officers to have access to the equipment.

April 17, 2018
18% rise in violent crime in Cheshire, latest figures show

18% rise in violent crime in Cheshire, latest figures show

Violent crime in Cheshire has risen by 18%, according to latest figures.

The Office of National Statistics says recorded crimes in Cheshire has increased in the past 12 months by 0.1%, the equivalent of 72 crimes.

October 25, 2016
Police Commissioner John Dwyer praises Nantwich Litter Group

Police Commissioner John Dwyer praises Nantwich Litter Group

Nantwich Litter Group had a new volunteer when they were joined by Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire John Dwyer.

Mr Dwyer joined the team of volunteers at Barony Park in Nantwich, following concerns raised by residents about the volume of litter in the town’s parks and surrounding areas.

March 3, 2016