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Time for a radical new approach to drugs in the UK

Time for a radical new approach to drugs in the UK

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A RADICAL call for a safer UK drug policy will be published at an international symposium taking place in Durham today. UK drugs policy has failed and is continuing to fail our communities. It does not reduce the harm caused by drugs. That is the clear conclusion which Durham's Police, Crime and Victims' Commissioner, Ron Hogg, draws in 'Towards a Safer Drug Policy'. Ron said: "I have assessed the impact and...
Date:
Friday 14th July 2017
Time for a radical new approach to drugs in the UK

Time for a radical new approach to drugs in the UK

Description
A RADICAL call for a safer UK drug policy will be published at an international symposium taking place in Durham today. UK drugs policy has failed and is continuing to fail our communities. It does not reduce the harm caused by drugs. That is the clear conclusion which Durham's Police, Crime and Victims' Commissioner, Ron Hogg, draws in 'Towards a Safer Drug Policy'. Ron said: "I have assessed the impact and...
Date:
Friday 14th July 2017
The real price of alcohol - counting the cost in the North East

The real price of alcohol - counting the cost in the North East

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New figures released today by Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, reveal the estimated cost for alcohol harm to the North East, hitting front line public services and employers with a staggering bill of around £1.01bn in 2015/16.High alcohol consumption is taking its toll on taxpayers and businesses every year through hospital admissions, crime and disorder, sickness, absenteeism and...
Date:
Thursday 13th July 2017
Force set to recruit 80 new police constables

Force set to recruit 80 new police constables

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THE country's top performing police force is looking to recruit new officers – do you have what it takes? Durham Police is set to recruit 80 new police constables, with applications opening at 9.30am tomorrow morning [Thursday, July 13].The deadline for applications is Friday, July 28, or when 1,000 applications are received...
Date:
Wednesday 12th July 2017
Local projects benefit from £150,000 funding

Local projects benefit from £150,000 funding

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LOCAL community groups and voluntary organisations are set to benefit from £150,000, of grant funding across the area. Applications, managed by County Durham Community Foundation (CDCF), were submitted before Sunday 29 April this year to Ron Hogg, the Durham Police, Crime and Victims' Commissioner's (PCVC's) Community Safety Fund, for projects aiming to reduce crime and improve community safety...
Date:
Tuesday 11th July 2017
 
 
 
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