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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.

Group on Track to Get to Art of Matter at Metro Station 10th November 2014

THE walls of a South Tyneside Metro station are now looking brighter following the unveiling of a new artwork. Members of the community group Bright Futures have created two feature pieces for Chichester Metro station in South Shields. The...

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Commissioner Welcomes Local Mental Health Pledge 15th October 2014

A locally organised event supporting people experiencing a mental health crisis has been welcomed by Vera Baird. The Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria was speaking about the Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat workshop being held later this month...

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Requirement  to commission a Domestic Abuse Perpetrators Intervention Programme for the City of Sunderland 8th October 2014

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria Police has a requirement  to commission a Domestic Abuse Perpetrators Intervention Programme for the City of Sunderland. Domestic Abuse is a priority within the Commissioner’s Violence against Women and Girls Strategy and...

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Commissioner Baird Joins Campaign to End Sexual Violence in Burma 2nd October 2014

Commissioner Baird Joins Campaign to End Sexual Violence in Burma Article by ITV News Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird has joined forces with famous figures to support a campaign for the end of rape and sexual violence...

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Police Commissioners Seek Inquiry into Judge’s ‘Leniency’ Over Domestic Abuse 29th September 2014

Please note – this is a link to an External News Story:  First Letter from Regional PCCs Regarding Judge George Moorhouse First Response by Judicial Conduct Investigations Office in Relation to Judge George Moorhouse Second Letter from North East...

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