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Monday, February 20, 2012

Building Safe, Active Communities report supported by £1m local councils fund

A fund to support local action against alcohol harms has been announced by Baroness Newlove, the government's Champion for Active, Safer Communities. A report which captures progress on innovative projects to make communities safer was also released.

The £1m Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) fund will be available to Local Authorities to spend over a 2 year period. It will be spread between 10 communities, each receiving £50K. Commitment to collaborative working by local agencies and residents will be integral to receiving the funding. The DCLG report, Building Safe, Active Communities: strong foundations by local people sets out tackling alcohol harms as one of Baroness Newlove's key priorities. > > > > Read More