Decision details

PCC DN - Home Office Safer Streets Fund Round 5 – Bury Council

Decision Maker: Director for Police, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire, GM Deputy Mayor, Treasurer GMCA

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Home Office require all Safer Street Fund bids and financials matters to be processed through the Deputy Mayor’s office.

The Bolton programme has seven key interventions that will target the following crimes in Bury:

- ASB: Street drinking and drunkenness, harrassment, aggressive behaviour, rowdiness and verbal abuse specifically around the central retail district.

- VAWG: Harrassment, Sexual Assault, Violence with and without Injury

- Neighbourhood crime: Personal robbery, theft from person

The proposed interventions are
- Safer Streets Ambassadors
- Enhanced CCTV Capacity and Connectivity
- Proactive Outreach
- Environmental Improvements
- VAWG training and behaviour change awareness

Oversight of the programme is managed by an officer within the Community Safety Service at Bury Council and the Police, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire Team at the GMCA.


The Deputy Mayor receives the Home Office Safer Streets Fund for the programme being led and delivered by Bury Council across 2023/24 and 2024/25 financial years.

The total budget for this programme is £368,579
2023/24 = £158,379
2024/25 = £210,200

The three Greater Manchester Home Office Safer Streets Fund Round 5 hve a total combined budget of £847,969

2023/24 = £463,181
2024/25 = £384,788

A grant agreement is in place between the GMCA and the Home Office for the 2023/24 funding and we are awaiting the 2024/25 grant agreement to be provided.

Publication date: 09/05/2024

Date of decision: 26/03/2024