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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.

Women and Girls Football Derby 15th December 2014

Girls from John Spence Community High School in North Shields represented Newcastle United Foundation against Biddick College in Sunderland in a 7v7 football match. The game was organised as part of the FA Women & Girls programme and Building...

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Leading Labour’s commitment to women at the next General Election – Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner 10th December 2014

Vera Baird QC, Police & Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, will today release the findings of a report which will influence the next Labour Government’s agenda on delivering for women across the north east and United Kingdom. In 2011 the...

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PCCs Mark Anniversary of Strategy to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls 10th December 2014

North East Police and Crime Commissioners Ron Hogg, Vera Baird and Barry Coppinger marked the first anniversary of the region’s first ever strategy to tackle Violence Against Women and Girls, by holding an event attended by professionals from across...

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New Kit in City bars to Help Prevent Underage Drinkers 5th December 2014

New kit in city bars to help prevent underage drinkers Police in Newcastle will be trialing a new ID system in some of the city’s most popular night spots as part of a night time safety initiative made possible...

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Counter Terrorism Awareness Week 25th November 2014

Following yesterday’s launch of counter-terrorism awareness week, Northumbria’s Police & Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird is working in partnership with our communities to ensure we keep Tyne & Wear and Northumberland safe. The awareness message from this week’s national campaign...

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