Latest news about Greater Manchester Victims Services
If you witnessed or have been affected by the 31 December incident, you can contact Victim Support on 0808 168 9111. All calls to this number are free.
14/08/2018- Deputy Mayor Bev Hughes has today (Tuesday, August 14) welcomed and accepted the White Ribbon workplace accreditation on behalf of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).
13/08/2018- We need two independent people to join a panel that works to help keep communities across Greater Manchester safe.
08/08/2018- Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime Beverley Hughes has reiterated her commitment to making sure victims of crime get the best support possible in Greater Manchester.
24/07/2018- Greater Manchester communities are being urged to stand together to protect girls and young women from the hidden crime of female genital mutilation (FGM).
9/07/2018- Young people are being encouraged to get comfortable talking about domestic abuse as Greater Manchester’s ground-breaking awareness campaign tours schools and youth centres across the city-region.
Deputy Mayor issues rallying call to accelerate the pace of prison reform, putting children at the heart
We need to up the pace of criminal justice reform if we are truly to turn the tide of intergenerational criminality, the Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester will tell an international conference in Manchester this week.
Super-strength Ecstasy which has caused the deaths of more than 60 people in England and Wales – including people in Greater Manchester – is on sale in the region.
The Home Secretary’s concerns about the pressures of modern policing will be rejected as crocodile tears unless followed by real action, Greater Manchester’s Deputy Mayor Bev Hughes said.
Deputy Mayor helps to raise the rainbow flag at Greater Manchester Police Headquarters in support of IDAHOBIT
The rainbow flag is flying proudly outside Greater Manchester Police’s Headquarters today in support of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT).
12/04/2018- Following publication of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse's Rochdale report, Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said
06/04/2018- Mayor for Policing and Crime, Bev Hughes, is working with Greater Manchester Police and the Travelsafe Partnership to reassure the public on the safety of the city-region’s travel network.
27/03/2018-An independent report into the emergency response to the Manchester Arena attack has been published.
Greater Manchester’s Deputy Mayor has called on Theresa May to finally come clean about cuts to police funding after the Prime Minister was called out by the statistics watchdog earlier this week.
Statement in response to HMICFRS Police Effectiveness report
The new plan to build a safer and stronger Greater Manchester has been published.
08/03/2018- The government has launched a consultation on domestic abuse, seeking new laws and stronger powers to protect and support survivors.
06/02/2018- Greater Manchester’s faith and community leaders have come together to declare zero tolerance of female genital mutilation (FGM).
Feb 2018- Greater Manchester Police have responded to the ongoing investigation into Randox Testing Services Laboratory.