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A Cranstoun Manifesto for the UK General Election 2024: Social Justice Policy Recommendations for the Next Government

Cranstoun is today launching our policy recommendations for the next government, ahead of polling day on July 4th.  We...

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Children & Young People: Solutions to Problems Facing the Next Generation

Since the significant cuts to crucial Children and Young People services in 2010, we have seen the development of...

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Criminal Justice – Addressing the Root Cause of Offending

The criminal justice system is at breaking point. From overcrowded prisons being described by the Inspectorate as ‘inhumane’ to...

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Housing & Homelessness: Everyone Deserves a Home

For too long both national and local governments have been too hesitant in building enough homes. We must address...

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Domestic Abuse – A Unified Approach

In the past year, 2.1 million people aged 16+ experienced domestic abuse, highlighting a staggering scale of harm. Despite...

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Substance Use – A Whole System Approach to Managing Substance Use

Our substance use recommendations aim to support people who use drugs, irrespective of their current circumstance. We aim to...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

Cranstoun’s Response to Domestic Abuse Commissioner Report on Domestic Abuse Data Recording

The Domestic Abuse Commissioner has warned in a damning report that 17,600 domestic abuse crimes are missing from national...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun’s Response to “Alcohol-specific deaths in the UK: registered in 2022” ONS Release

This week the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released the data for alcohol specific deaths for the year 2022....

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

The Drive Project officially launches across the Thames Valley

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner has secured funding for the implementation of the Drive Project –...

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Brave supporters encouraged to take on Cranstoun’s first ever charity abseil

Daring fundraisers are gearing up to abseil down Millennium Point in Birmingham, on a mission to raise £10,000 for...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media, Young People

Drug Alert – Contaminated Vapes

We are aware of vape liquids & pens containing very strong synthetic cannabinoids ‘spice’ which are likely being sold...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs

Drug Alert – Crack Cocaine

We have been made aware of a suspected contaminated batch of crack cocaine in the Midlands. People have reported...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to England & Wales Drug Deaths in 2022

Today the Office for National Statistics have released the drug related death statistics for England and Wales for the...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to Latest Drug Death Figures in Scotland

This week data released by the Scottish Government revealed that drug deaths have risen for the first nine months...

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Housing, News & Media

The Cranstoun Response to the “Turning the Tide on Rising Homelessness and Rough Sleeping” Report by the Kerslake Commission

On 25th September, the Kerslake Commission on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping published their 2023 report “Turning the tide on...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

The Cranstoun Response to the United Kingdom’s First Sanctioned OPC Pilot

Today, a proposed overdose prevention centre pilot in Glasgow received final sign-off from Glasgow’s Integration Joint Board, comprised of...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

The Cranstoun Response to the Home Affairs Select Committee Report on Drugs

A fortnight ago the Home Affairs Select Committee (HSAC) launched their long awaited report into drugs, recommending several evidence-led...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to the Lord Advocate Statement on OPC Pilot

Cranstoun welcomes the statement from the Lord Advocate of Scotland following a request related to prosecution policy in relation...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Drugs contaminated with synthetic opioids: an updated collective message

To anyone that uses drugs or cares for someone who does: The drugs available in the UK seem to...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Launches Report in Response to Escalating Opioid Crisis, Backed by Cross-Party Parliamentarians and Leading Academics

One of the UK’s leading providers for drug and alcohol support, Cranstoun, has today launched a report containing 8...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to Scottish Drug Death Figures Release

Today the National Records for Scotland released figures revealing a minor decrease in the number of people dying from...

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Domestic Abuse

Sikh Women’s Memorial, Birmingham

Cranstoun Birmingham Domestic Abuse team were invited to attend a Sikh women’s memorial on Monday 17th July at Centenary...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Drugs contaminated with synthetic opioids: a collective message

To anyone that uses drugs The drugs available in the UK seem to be changing lately. As people services,...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to the Scottish Government’s A Caring, Compassionate, and Human Rights Informed Policy for Scotland Report

Cranstoun support the Scottish Government’s call for a shift towards a health-based approach to drug policy with harm reduction...

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