Decision details

PCC DN - VRU Funding for UniteHer Event July 2024

Decision Maker: Director for Police, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


On Saturday 6th July 2024, the Clinical Lead for the GM VRU will host the UniteHER event at Hideout sports hall. UniteHER is a female only social event aimed to bring girls ages 11-16years old with inspirational female role models in professions that they may initially have hesitancy about (i.e. Police, doctors, social workers, emergency responders...). The event aims to improve communication and relationships between them by using sport and learning workshops to unite the groups together. UniteHER will partner with the Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit and England Netball.

The event involves netball skills sessions delivered by England Netball followed by a Q&A with a professional netball player and lunch. The afternoon sessions involved the delivery of 2 workshops; lifesaving skills session delivered by StreetDoctors and a session on understanding healthy relationships, delivered by Tough Cookies, a Trafford Domestic Abuse Service.

The GM VRU has agreed to provide one-off funding for the services provided by the above organisations during the event out of the 2024/25 Serous Violence Fund (Health & Wellbeing Budget Line)


The GM VRU to pay the following organisations for their services during the UniteHER event on Saturday 6th July 2024 at Hideout sports hall:

StreetDoctors: £400 – For the delivery of the lifesaving skills sessions for the attendees of the event

KitLocker: £364.24 - For the provision of UniteHer branded t-shirts for the participants of the event (50 T-Shirts)

ToughCookies: £285 - For the Delivery of Healthy Relationship sessions for the attendees of the event

Hideout: £250- For venue costs

Total amount: £1,299.24

Publication date: 08/07/2024

Date of decision: 06/06/2024