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Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner - Volunteer Opportunities

10 Jul 2014 - 15:04 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd is recruiting for volunteer Appropriate Adults and Independent Custody Visitors across Greater Manchester. They are especially interested in hearing from applicants from black and minority ethnic groups.

Appropriate Adults
Appropriate adults provide support and guidance to young and vulnerable people who have been arrested and have no parent or carer to call on.

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Community Safety Consultation

26 Jun 2014 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

Manchester's Community Safety Partnership is in the process of refreshing its strategy to tackle crime and disorder across Manchester. A number of priorities have been identified and the Partnership is keen to consult with voluntary and community sector organisations to ensure that these priorities meet local needs and concerns.

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Funding opportunity for services supporting women offenders

24 Jun 2014 - 10:42 by michelle.foster

Grants from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) are available to VCSE organisations that deliver community-based services to women offenders in Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Wigan (1 grant allocation per district).

GMCVO is working with the PCC to help voluntary organisations access this opportunity for funding, which aims to ensure that there is a minimum standard of provision for all women across Greater Manchester. (The other four authority areas already have VCSE providers that deliver to this standard).

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A Civil Economy for Manchester

6 May 2014 - 10:32 by Mike Wild

Could Manchester be Europe’s answer to America’s hippest city - Portland, Oregon?

Manchester has enjoyed solid economic success, there is now an opportunity for a ‘new wave’ to Manchester’s future. A new report A Civil Economy for Manchester, prepared for Macc by the think-do tank the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) demonstrates how this new wave is about unleashing the power of citizens, social and voluntary group.

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Services for Victims of Rape and Sexual Assault - call for evidence on what works

17 Apr 2014 - 10:12 by michelle.foster

From April 2015, Tony Lloyd the Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester will take on new responsibilities for the commissioning of services for victims of crime and seek to ensure that there is a whole system approach that puts victims squarely at the centre. One vital element of that change relates to the commissioning of services for victims of rape and sexual assault.

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Proposals invited for victims’ services commissioning

14 Apr 2014 - 13:33 by michelle.foster

A fund of up to £12 million for Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) to use towards the commissioning of victims’ service in 2014/15 was announced recently by the Ministry of Justice. In Greater Manchester, there will be potential access to a maximum of £1.1 million.

The PCC for Greater Manchester is considering a number of proposals for commissioning already; however, he would also like to offer an opportunity to partners to put forward further suggestions for consideration and potential prioritisation.

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Applications open for independent Ethics Committee

1 Apr 2014 - 15:48 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester is to be one of the first areas in the country to have an independent committee to scrutinise ethical standards in policing.

The behaviour, actions and decisions of police officers and staff must always be in support of the public interest. Public trust and confidence in policing as an institution is crucial to build safer communities, and to earn this police need to be open to scrutiny and be transparent.

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The Challenge for Manchester

27 Jan 2014 - 15:12 by Mike Wild

Before Christmas, Mike Wild (Chief Executive of Macc) and Nigel Rose (Macc’s Strategic Lead on Commissioning) met with Geoff Little (Deputy Chief Executive of Manchester City Council) and Carol Culley (Assistant Chief Executive, Finance and Performance).  We wanted to discuss the impact not just of the next wave of public sector cuts but the prolonged effects of recession. We also wanted to explore the Council’s views on how the voluntary and community sector can rise to meet the challenges faced by the communities in Manchester.

Greater Manchester Work Programme Leavers Tender

29 Nov 2013 - 12:55 by Nigel Rose

A new 3 year tender has been issued by Salford Local Authority on behalf of all the Greater Manchester Authorities for support into employment for people who have gone through the work programme and have not got a job. Bidders can apply to deliver support just for Manchester or for multiple authorities.  There is a meeting for potential applicants in Manchester on Thursday 5th December from 2-4pm at Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, M2 5NS.

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