Homepage
Documents
Events
Good practice
Links
News
Organisations
Places
Free Weekly eNews
About us
Contact
Our correspondents






Search CRP News by keyword or phrase:
If you have any news, opinions or suggestions which you would like to offer to the publishers of CRP News, please click here to email the Editor. We value your contribution.
All editorial content © CRP News, published by CRP Publications Ltd, Suite 210 91 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2LB

News - 30 December 2012

Government earmarks another £0.5m to fund anti-gang initiatives

The Home Office is to provide up to £10,000 to each of 50 community organisations dedicated to tackling youth violence. The cash is aimed at encouraging young people who are at risk of becoming offenders, and existing gang members, on to a different path. Much of the money will go to London.

The cash follows £18m already spent on working with police and others to tackle gang violence.

The Home Office also confirmed that it would expand its Ending Gang and Youth Violence team to cover three more priority areas including Merton and Hammersmith and Fulham in London, and Leeds. It previously covered 29 priority areas.

Home Office minister Jeremy Browne said "a disproportionate amount" of the money and expertise would be earmarked for London, "because sadly but frankly London has a greater problem with gangs than many other parts of the country,"

Read the rest of this item from the BBC here


Read related items on:
Firearms and knives
Government initiatives

   

Events
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
21 October 2014
Association of Convenience Stores Heart of the Community conference
The seventh annual ACS Heart of the Community conference will be taking place on Tuesday 21st October from 12.00pm - 3.30pm. The conference, held in Westminster, brings retailers from across the country together with MPs and Ministers to discuss important issues facing local shops.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10-11 November 2014

Global MSC Security Conference
Global MSC Security is holding its latest Security Industry Conference & Exhibition; Shaping the Future of CCTV: Technology, Operations & Revenue. The event is held at The Bristol Hotel, a 4 star venue located in the centre of Bristol.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
20 November 2014
YHFF 9th Annual Fraud Conference
The aim of the Yorkshire & Humber Fraud Forum is to bring together the public and private sectors to reduce fraud by:... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
16th-17th March 2015
Total Security Summit
The Total Security Summit brings together security professionals and key industry solution providers to discuss the latest technologies and innovations in focused face to face meetings and networking opportunities over the course of two days.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .