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£300,000 and counting! PCC’s Coronavirus Fund continues to help organisations supporting vulnerable people

Funds being distributed by Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro to help key services support vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic have topped the £300,000 mark. Grants from the PCC’s Coronavirus Support Fund are now helping 28 organisations in Surrey affected by the impact of the lockdown meet the challenges of increased demand and [...]

By |2020-07-22T10:33:04+01:00July 22nd, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on £300,000 and counting! PCC’s Coronavirus Fund continues to help organisations supporting vulnerable people

Surrey Builds More Refuge Accommodation for Families Escaping Domestic Abuse

Surrey County Council has worked at pace with partners to provide more emergency refuge accommodation for families escaping domestic abuse. National demand for domestic abuse support has increased during the lockdown as people have been more isolated and less able to leave their houses for help. In June, calls to the Your Sanctuary Domestic [...]

By |2020-07-08T10:18:52+01:00July 8th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey Builds More Refuge Accommodation for Families Escaping Domestic Abuse

PCC says HMIC report is ‘wake-up call’ for national policing

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has hailed the latest assessment on the state of policing in England and Wales as a thoughtful, hard-hitting and penetrating analysis of policing in 2019. The annual report by Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC) praised the response of police forces across the UK to the [...]

By |2020-07-06T15:40:48+01:00July 6th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC says HMIC report is ‘wake-up call’ for national policing

“Plan ahead and enjoy yourselves safely” – PCC asks pub-goers to respect safety measures ahead of this weekend’s reopening

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has asked Surrey pub-goers to plan ahead and respect safety measures put in place as the county prepares for the reopening of the hospitality industry this weekend. The PCC says he wants people to enjoy themselves safely as some pubs, bars and restaurants open their doors for [...]

By |2020-07-02T14:53:04+01:00July 2nd, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Plan ahead and enjoy yourselves safely” – PCC asks pub-goers to respect safety measures ahead of this weekend’s reopening

PCC secures extra funding for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Surrey

Organisations supporting survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Surrey will receive a much needed cash boost after the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) secured over £300,000 in additional funding this week. The extra money is part of a national package from the Ministry of Justice to help charities and [...]

By |2020-07-02T10:39:10+01:00July 2nd, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC secures extra funding for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Surrey

Community Trigger being used across Surrey to address anti-social behaviour

The Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has reiterated his commitment to tackling anti-social behavior (ASB) in Surrey, as the Community Trigger framework supported by his office has seen a significant increase in applications across the county. Examples of ASB are varied but they can have a profound impact on the welfare of individuals [...]

By |2020-06-17T14:05:29+01:00June 17th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Community Trigger being used across Surrey to address anti-social behaviour

“Covid-19 is still out there and we must continue to obey social distancing” – PCC reacts to weekend demonstrations

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has urged demonstrators to heed social distancing measures, as protests took place in Surrey following the death of George Floyd. The PCC said he shared the shock and anger at the death of Mr Floyd in Minneapolis but also stressed the need to avoid gatherings that could [...]

By |2020-06-09T11:55:22+01:00June 9th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on “Covid-19 is still out there and we must continue to obey social distancing” – PCC reacts to weekend demonstrations

Two metre rule key as Covid-19 restrictions are eased

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has welcomed the new easing of Covid-19 restrictions, meaning many will be able to meet their loved ones together for the first time since March. From Monday, the rules will allow up to six people from different households to meet outdoors and in gardens, as long as [...]

By |2020-05-29T11:52:59+01:00May 29th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Two metre rule key as Covid-19 restrictions are eased

Surrey Test and Trace welcome step towards new normal

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has welcomed the roll out of The Government’s Test and Trace programme in Surrey from today. The county is the only region in the South East where the contact tracing system will be tested, as part of the launch in 11 local authority areas. The PCC said: [...]

By |2020-05-28T14:12:13+01:00May 28th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on Surrey Test and Trace welcome step towards new normal

PCC asks visitors to stay alert as hundreds flock to beauty spots

Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has urged residents to continue to abide social distancing measures, after Surrey beauty spots were crowded over the weekend. Visiting Greater Frensham Pond and Common by foot, the PCC witnessed examples of social distancing not being followed, risking a rise in new cases of the virus. Surrey [...]

By |2020-05-26T15:54:56+01:00May 26th, 2020|News, News Archive|Comments Off on PCC asks visitors to stay alert as hundreds flock to beauty spots
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