domestic violence

UCLan research shows more accessible domestic abuse services needed

A UCLan report on UK domestic abuse services provided under Covid-19 reveals that several groups – including Black and ethnic minority groups and those in rural communities – struggle to […]

5 months ago
Preston City Council supporting campaign to help victims of domestic abuse

Stock photo of woman in domestic abuse situation Preston City Council is supporting a Lancashire-wide campaign aiming to raise awareness of domestic abuse and provide information on how victims can access support. The campaign comes at a time […]

10 months ago
£450k funding to combat domestic abuse in Preston, South Ribble and beyond

Over £250,000 in Home Office funding has been secured by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner to tackle domestic abuse in Preston, South Ribble and the rest of Lancashire. The Commissioner, […]

1 year ago
White Ribbon flag flying in Preston to support end of male violence against women

County Hall Pic: Benjamin Wareing Lancashire County Council is beginning two weeks of action to support White Ribbon Day from today (Wednesday 25 November). The White Ribbon Campaign aims to reduce domestic abuse. Between April 2019 and March 2020, there were 22,009 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Funding boost ensures extra support for Preston victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence

Domestic abuse and sexual violence services in Preston will benefit from a share of a £500,000 funding boost from the Ministry of Justice. Secured by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner […]

2 years ago
‘Children need to be protected from domestic abuse by law’

More than 6,000 children living in Lancashire were affected by domestic abuse last year, according to new figures from the NSPCC. Preston domestic abuse services are backing calls from the […]

3 years ago
Preston urged to join global stand against domestic violence

Two women at last year's One Billion Rising event Two women at last year’s One Billion Rising event Prestonian’s are being urged to stand together in solidarity for an end to violence against women. The University of Central Lancashire […]

5 years ago
International Women’s Day celebrated in Preston

Lesley Pritchard, left, and Valerie Wise open the day with a ceremonial cake International Women’s Day was proudly celebrated in the city. This week women and men gathered to celebrate […]

11 years ago
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