Issue details

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

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 Bolton Town Centre:

Sexual offences, sexual assaults, improving feelings of safety from VAWG, public order offences, aggressive and abusive behaviour, violent crime, carrying weapons, robbery of personal property and theft.

The proposed interventions are
- Policing Intervention
- Street Based Youth Outreach Team
- Community Engagement and Reassurance
- Travel Ambassadors
- Night Time Welfare
- Training, Marketing and crime prevention strategy
- Enhanced Target hardening

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

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/05/2024

Decision due: 26 Mar 2024 by Director for Police, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire, GM Deputy Mayor, Treasurer GMCA

Contact: Lisa Lees Email:


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