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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, News & Media

West Mercia PCC support to DIVERT drug users

The West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner has secured additional funding in partnership with the other regional PCCs to...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Response to the release of the Dame Carol Black Review

We welcome the release of the Dame Carol Black Review (Part II) published today, which has examined the harm...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

Wokingham Borough commits to long term support for local domestic abuse support services

Read the Wokingham Borough Council full press release here: Find out more about the service on www.cranstoun.org/dass.    

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News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story

Cranstoun awarded ‘gold’ by Investors in People for the second time running

Investors in People is delighted to award Cranstoun, a charity empowering people to live healthy, safe and happy lives,...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, News & Media

Divert news coverage from BBC Midlands

Watch the BBC Midlands news item (16.06.21) showing how Cranstoun’s DIVERT programme helps to reduce the cost of drug-related...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Collective Voice responds to recent media coverage of treatment and recovery services

Health Services Journal (HSJ), 8.6.21 “Commissioning of addiction services by councils has failed” The Guardian, 10.6.21 “Addiction treatment harder...

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Criminal Justice, News & Media

Innovative Ideas for PCCs

Congratulations to all the newly or re-elected Police & Crime Commissioners and Police, Fire & Crime Commissioners. Here at...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Changing patterns of alcohol and drug consumption over lockdown. How much is now too much?

For over a year, the lives and routines of people across the world changed and with it so did...

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News & Media

Ready for ‘Lockdown Lifting’?

Safe Sex Berkshire Launches Campaign to Encourage Uptake of Preventative Treatments and HIV Testing: Berkshire’s Public Health team is launching...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun to deliver the drug and alcohol service for the borough of Wokingham

Wokingham Borough Council has awarded Cranstoun the contract to deliver its integrated drug and alcohol service for adults, together...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

New high harm domestic abuse perpetrator unit launched in Sussex

A new multi-agency unit, jointly led and monitored by Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne and Sussex Police,...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

Cranstoun announced as new provider to help tackle domestic violence

South Gloucestershire Council News Release South Gloucestershire Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood BS15 9TR We are pleased to...

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News & Media

Give HIV the finger

People in England can get a free HIV postal test and National HIV Testing Week is giving you the...

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News & Media, Young People

Giving Young People a Voice

Luke O’Neil, Development Manager: I regularly come across a received wisdom that achieving involvement, participation or co-production with young...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun welcomes government announcement about further funding for drug treatment

Cranstoun welcomes today’s announcement that the government is to increase investment into the drug and alcohol sector, for the...

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News & Media, Young People

To end gender-based violence: ‘Educate and re-educate young people.’

Written by Clare Maryan, alongside the contribution by Katharine Lawman. All of our team members that we have covered...

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News & Media

To end gender-based violence: ‘It could be happening to a member of your family, a friend, a colleague or neighbour,’

Written by Clare Maryan, alongside the contribution by Lisa Ignoscia. In the third part of our series, which puts...

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News & Media

To end gender-based violence: ‘It’s a political act as well as a therapeutic one.’

Written by Clare Maryan, alongside the contribution by Phillip Price. In the second part of our series we put...

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News & Media

To end gender-based violence: ‘Join me and Cranstoun in our 16 days of activism.’

Written by Clare Maryan, alongside the contribution by Maria Cripps. Maria Cripps, Cranstoun’s Domestic Abuse Development Manager, joined Cranstoun...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

PCC secures half a million funding to prevent domestic abuse

West Mercia’s PCC has secured over £560,000 of funding to support victims and challenge and change the behaviour of...

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News & Media, Our Story

Cranstoun welcomes Charlie Mack as its new Chief Executive

Cranstoun welcomes Charlie Mack as its new Chief Executive, effective 2 November. This appointment completes the senior management team. Cranstoun’s...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Cranstoun launches app to help Worcestershire residents reduce their drinking

Cranstoun, Worcestershire’s substance misuse service has launched the ‘Lower My Drinking’ app to help support residents to understand and...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, News & Media

Divert – breaking the cycle of drug crime

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is backing a new scheme which will see those caught by the...

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Housing, News & Media

Cranstoun to co-deliver Housing First service in Birmingham

Cranstoun has been awarded a contract to co-deliver the Housing First service in Birmingham from June 8th. Cranstoun will...

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