Six Surrey-based projects which help reduce crime or the fear of crime have been given a share of over £20,000 worth of funding under a scheme that sees assets confiscated from criminals and put back in to communities.
Surrey Police received a record number of applications for funding this year in the third round of the ‘Cash for Communities’ project which sees assets seized from criminals under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) and used to support community initiatives that reduce crime, reduce fear of crime, help combat anti-social behaviour or complement local policing priorities.
The six successful applicants who have been awarded funds of between £1,000 and £5,000 are:
Woking Street Angels – awarded £1,000 to put towards the recruitment and training of 10 new volunteers to ensure that Woking Street Angels will be able to continue to provide support in Woking town centre every Friday and Saturday night…
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