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Conservative John Dwyer elected as Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Conservative John Dwyer elected as Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Conservative John Dwyer has regained the position of Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner after Thursday’s election.

The result was declared at 8.15pm this evening (May 8) with Mr Dwyer collecting 111,962 votes compared to second candidate, incumbent David Keane (Labour), who achieved 99,463 votes after first and second preferences were declared.

May 8, 2021
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Cheshire sexual violence services prepare for BBC series “Football’s Darkest Secret”

Cheshire sexual violence services say they are ready to support victims whose memories are triggered by a BBC three-part series “Football’s Darkest Secret”.

The series is based on abuse suffered by young footballers which came to light when former Crewe Alexandra player Andy Woodward spoke out in 2016 about being abused by Barry Bennell while at the South Cheshire club.

March 17, 2021
New Cheshire Police Chief Constable set to be appointed

New Cheshire Police Chief Constable set to be appointed

Cheshire Police is set to appoint Mark Roberts as its new Chief Constable.

He is currently the Deputy Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police and served with Cheshire Constabulary as Assistant Chief Constable from 2014-2017.

March 8, 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
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
MPs welcome more officers for Cheshire as PCC approves policing budget

MPs welcome more officers for Cheshire as PCC approves policing budget

MPs in Cheshire have welcomed a police recruitment drive which they say has resulted in an “additional” 91 police officers on the streets.

It comes as Cheshire’s PCC David Keane also this week approved a 2021-22 budget to recruit another 88 officers by raising the policing precept of Council Tax by £1.25 per month for Band D property holders.

January 30, 2021
Search launched to find new Cheshire Police Chief Constable

Search launched to find new Cheshire Police Chief Constable

A search has been launched to find the new Chief Constable of Cheshire Police.

The top job will be vacant this year after current post-holder Darren Martland announced his retirement before Christmas.

January 7, 2021
Cheshire Police Chief Constable Darren Martland to retire in 2021

Cheshire Police Chief Constable Darren Martland to retire in 2021

Cheshire Constabulary Chief Constable Darren Martland is to retire in spring 2021, it has been announced.

Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane today praised his dedication to policing in Cheshire and for more than three decades of service as a police officer.

December 3, 2020
Report calls for Cheshire-wide scheme to tackle bullying

Report calls for Cheshire-wide scheme to tackle bullying

Cheshire’s Anti-Bullying Commission has released its first report into bullying among under 25s in Cheshire.

It comes in Anti-Bullying Week and as latest ONS data reveals one in five children experienced some form of online bullying last year.

November 21, 2020
Funding to double for Cheshire Police in-house health services

Funding to double for Cheshire Police in-house health services

The Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner is to double investment in occupational health support for police officers, staff and volunteers in Cheshire.

A new in-house occupational health service will see more money ploughed into psychological services support.

November 14, 2020
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 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