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CEC welcomes £647k grant to adhere to new Domestic Abuse Act

CEC welcomes £647k grant to adhere to new Domestic Abuse Act

Cheshire East Council and its partners have been awarded a grant of £647,000 to support the new Domestic Abuse Act which was signed into law in April.

The new act means councils must ensure victims and their children can access life-saving support in safe accommodation.

August 16, 2021
Cheshire PCC calls for Government rethink on police pay

Cheshire PCC calls for Government rethink on police pay

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer has called on the Government to rethink a decision to freeze police officers pay.

Last week, the Government made the decision to freeze police officer pay for all of those whose salaries exceed £24,000 in 2021/22.

July 30, 2021
Cheshire victims service commended for work during pandemic

Cheshire victims service commended for work during pandemic

A support service for crime victims during the Coronavirus pandemic has been commended by Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer.

Cheshire CARES (Cope and Recovery Enhanced Service) is the county’s victims support service which offers support to all victims of crime in Cheshire.

June 29, 2021
Nantwich Buddies boost “happiness” in six-week pilot project

Nantwich Buddies boost “happiness” in six-week pilot project

Volunteer group Nantwich Buddies piloted a six-week mental wellness programme part funded by a grant from the Cheshire Crime Commissioner fund.

Happiness Hub Podcast hosts Kedren Elliott, a counsellor, and Liz Parkin, founder of the Nantwich Buddies, teamed up with mindset coach Benjamin Stubbs to launch the free course called “Happy Appy”.

June 26, 2021
Cheshire community groups boosted by £100,000 crime prevention pot

Cheshire community groups boosted by £100,000 crime prevention pot

Community organisations in Cheshire working to prevent crime and anti-social behaviour are being urged to apply for a new fund.

The Community Action Fund, launched by Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer, has more than £100,000 available for projects which make a difference to local communities.

June 14, 2021
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