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News June 2020

PCC announces funding boost for domestic abuse and sexual violence victims across the region 29th June 2020

PRESS RELEASE VICTIMS of domestic abuse and sexual violence will get extra help from a £500,000 fund set to help local voluntary groups. Extra funds secured by Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness will ensure specialist support reaches victims...

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Praise for police response after disorder at North Tyneside beaches leads to eight arrests 26th June 2020

Northumbria Police, alongside Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness and North Tyneside Council, have praised the effort of officers and condemned the actions of a minority, following anti-social behaviour and disorder in the Tynemouth and Cullercoats area. Yesterday (Thursday),...

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KIM MCGUINNESS: AS LOCKDOWN EASES, OUR COMMITMENT TO TACKLING SERIOUS CRIME STRENGTHENS 25th June 2020

KIM MCGUINNESS: AS LOCKDOWN EASES, OUR COMMITMENT TO TACKLING SERIOUS CRIME STRENGTHENS As we move from lockdown to the next form of ‘normal’, Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner outlines how crime reduction will be at the centre of her...

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KIM MCGUINNESS: LOCKDOWN CONTINUES TO SEE CRIME FALL, BUT MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES & FUTURE CONSEQUENCES RISE 25th June 2020

KIM MCGUINNESS: LOCKDOWN CONTINUES TO SEE CRIME FALL, BUT MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES & FUTURE CONSEQUENCES RISE  With lockdown restrictions being eased, Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner outlines the impact it has had on young people over the past 9...

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KIM MCGUINNESS: REOFFENDING RATES ACROSS YOUNG PEOPLE ARE FALLING, SHOWING OUR INDIVIDUAL BASED APPROACH IS WORKING AND IMPROVING LIVES 25th June 2020

KIM MCGUINNESS: REOFFENDING RATES ACROSS YOUNG PEOPLE ARE FALLING, SHOWING OUR INDIVIDUAL BASED APPROACH IS WORKING AND IMPROVING LIVES Reoffending rates amongst vulnerable young people across Northumbria are falling after funding from the PCC launched the Out of Court...

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KIM MCGUINNESS: OUR WORK TO IMPROVE LIVES TO PREVENT CRIME HAS JUST STARTED, BUT THE EARLY SIGNS ARE POSITIVE 25th June 2020

KIM MCGUINNESS: OUR WORK TO IMPROVE LIVES TO PREVENT CRIME HAS JUST STARTED, BUT THE EARLY SIGNS ARE POSITIVE Phase 1 of the Northumbria Police & Crime Commissioners Violence Reduction Unit concludes at this months end, and phase 2...

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KNIFE ANGEL DEPARTS FOLLOWING A MONTH OF AWARENESS RAISING AND INTERVENTION WORK 25th June 2020

KNIFE ANGEL DEPARTS FOLLOWING A MONTH OF AWARENESS RAISING AND INTERVENTION WORK More than 1,000 students have been educated on the chilling impact of knife crime after a phenomenal artwork came to the region. The Knife Angel departs the...

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THE POWER OF SPORT SHINES THROUGH AT THE FOUNDATION OF LIGHT AS NORTHUMBRIA PCC PRAISES ‘FANTASTIC’ INTERVENTION WORK IN SUNDERLAND 25th June 2020

THE POWER OF SPORT SHINES THROUGH AT THE FOUNDATION OF LIGHT AS NORTHUMBRIA PCC PRAISES ‘FANTASTIC’ INTERVENTION WORK IN SUNDERLAND  Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness hails the intervention work being delivered in Sunderland to young people vulnerable...

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KIM MCGUINNESS, NORTHUMBRIA POLICE & CRIME COMMISSIONER, LAUNCHES VIOLENCE REDUCTION UNIT WITH £930,000 FUNDING TO TACKLE VIOLENT CRIME 25th June 2020

KIM MCGUINNESS, NORTHUMBRIA POLICE & CRIME COMMISSIONER, LAUNCHES VIOLENCE REDUCTION UNIT WITH £930,000 FUNDING TO TACKLE VIOLENT CRIME. Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has revealed the life-changing organisations which will benefit from nearly £1m in Violence Reduction Unit...

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RED HOUSE FARM FC x EDGE NORTH EAST – SUPPORTING THE VULNERABLE DURING LOCKDOWN 19th June 2020

 A Newcastle based junior football club has teamed up with a North East charity to provide food and welfare parcels across the city to those in need during lockdown. Red House Farm FC, a leading local football club, has...

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