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Local Press Releases

Here you will find press releases that relate to the Commissioners role specifically in Northumbria. All media enquiries should be made to the OPCC by telephoning 0191 221 9800.

‘Gang crime will keep ruining lives if the Government pulls the plug on Violence Reduction Unit funding’, says PCC Kim McGuinness 21st October 2020

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness has today warned that without funding for interventions to prevent young people getting caught up in gangs in the North East, we will see more lives ruined. In a report presented to...

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Rural communities invited to have their say in PCC’s ‘Fighting Crime, Preventing Crime’ survey 7th October 2020

PEOPLE living in Northumbria’s rural communities are being asked to share their views on how to fight crime and prevent crime as part of a new survey launched online by Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness last week. The...

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Coastal communities invited to have their say in PCC’s ‘Fighting Crime, Preventing Crime’ survey 7th October 2020

People living in Northumbria’s coastal towns are being asked to share their views on how to fight crime and prevent crime as part of a new survey launched online by Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness last week. The...

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‘Fighting Crime, Preventing Crime’ survey launched by PCC Kim McGuinness 1st October 2020

  THE people of Northumbria are being asked to share their views on how to fight crime and prevent crime as part of a new survey launched today (Thursday 1, October) online by Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness....

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Statement from Kim McGuinness on additional restrictions for the North East 17th September 2020

  “Right now, in our region, the pandemic is growing again and it’s only right that we come together to fight the spread of this deadly virus. “We have to take action now to withstand this threatening storm. Nobody...

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