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20 / 12 / 23
Knife and other bladed crimes in Coventry have fallen by almost half compared to the same time last year. It’s after a number of initiatives have been working to reduce…
Read article - Knife crime reduced dramatically in Coventry
01 / 12 / 23
Virtual reality headsets are being used by the West Midlands Violence Reduction Partnership in schools and communities across the region to help reduce violence. The headsets play an eight to…
Read article - Virtual reality deployed in schools and communities to tackle violence
17 / 10 / 23
The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Simon Foster, says the Violence Reduction Partnership is working hard to prevent, tackle and reduce violence – and more importantly, it is having…
Read article - Violence Reduction Partnership helping to tackle crime
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…
Read article - Books written for primary school children aim to reduce violence
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
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