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09 / 08 / 23
A new youth centre is opening at Merry Hill Shopping Centre in Brierley Hill, offering NHS mental health support, counselling, mentoring and practical support for young people. Launching on 10th August,…
Read article - New youth centre opening at Merry Hill to tackle violence
24 / 05 / 23
A £2 million project that will tackle violent crime in Coventry and Wolverhampton has launched. The new scheme, known as the Community Initiative to Reduce Violence (CIRV), is being overseen…
Read article - £2 million programme launched in Coventry and Wolverhampton to tackle violent crime
09 / 05 / 23
Books containing messages to help educate children about violence against women and girls are being written for nurseries, pre-schools and primary schools in the West Midlands. The Dog, Duck and…
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15 / 10 / 21
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19 / 02 / 20
The West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit has joined with Walsall College to put in place a raft of initiatives designed to keep pupils safe and reduce violence in the area.…
Read article - Walsall College helping to reduce violence
18 / 02 / 20
Boxing, football and fitness activities are being combined with mentoring, volunteering, leadership opportunities and specialist support for young people and rolled out across the West Midlands this week. It’s the…
Read article - Half term activities rolled out by the VRU
29 / 01 / 20
A wide ranging package of support, designed to tackle violence, is being rolled out in the Hillfields area of Coventry. The West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit, which is overseen by the Police and…
Read article - Violence Reduction measures rolled out in Coventry violence hot spot
30 / 12 / 19
The Police and Crime Commissioner and partners have welcomed the news that the West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit is set to receive funding next year. The Home Secretary announced yesterday…
Read article - New Violence Reduction Unit funding announced
22 / 10 / 19
The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson and partners from across the region are launching a new £4 million Violence Reduction Unit. The VRU consists of policing, health,…
Read article - West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit launches
21 / 10 / 19
  Adventure sports are being rolled out across the West Midlands as part of an effort to keep young people out of trouble during half-term. The West Midlands Violence Reduction…
Read article - Adventure sports rolled out to reduce violence
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