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2021 Christmas Opening Hours

Posted by Danni on December 20th, 2021 We are working reduced hours over the festive period as per below. You can still contact us using our offline Live Chat service, text message 07984 446858or by emailing us and we will respond to your message at the earliest convenience. If you need to speak to Northumbria Police regarding an incident, report a crime... Read more

Police & Crime Commissioners Victims of Crime Survey

Posted by Danni on October 14th, 2021 PLEASE NOTE**** This consultation is now closed. The principle contact for this survey is Dean Taylor at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria. Should you have any queries or concerns regarding the survey, you can reach Dean on dean.taylor@northumbria-pcc.gov.uk. A message from our Police & Crime Commissioner Victims of Crime Survey... Read more

New updated Victims Code of Practice

Posted by Danni on April 28th, 2021   The Code of Practice for Victims of Crime (Victims’ Code) focuses on victims' rights and sets out the minimum standards that must be provided to victims of crime by organisations (referred to as service providers) in England and Wales Find the link to the updated Victims Code of Practice HERE

Sexual Violence Awareness Week – 1-7th February

Posted by Danni on February 2nd, 2021 What is an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)? How can they help me if I have been a victim of a sexual assault or rape? What will they do / say? Lots of people have questions about just what one of our Independent Sexual Violence advisors does. This  Sexual Violence Awareness Week, we look to... Read more

Christmas Opening Hours

Posted by Danni on December 21st, 2020 This year has been incredibly difficult for many of us. However we wish you all the very best for Christmas and New Year and we hope 2021 brings better things. Best wishes from the VFN team.