The lockdown has led to a steep rise in calls to domestic abuse helplines in the UK. While they offer vital support, alternative accommodation is essential to enabling people to escape their situation, but Co-APCC Victims lead on domestic abuse Julia Mulligan says refuges are all but full and more accommodation is urgently needed.
Leaders of North Yorkshire’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic will give an update on the work they are doing, and take questions from residents and businesses, in a live broadcast tomorrow (Tuesday 21 April).
The vast majority of people in North Yorkshire are complying with the Coronavirus legislation on restriction of movement.
We are inviting organisations to quote for the evaluation of the Public Safety Service pilot in Craven.
The Yorkshire Coast is closed this Easter weekend with people from across North Yorkshire and around the country being urged to stay away despite the warm weather.
Four of the leaders of North Yorkshire’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic will give an update on the work they are doing, and take questions from residents and businesses, in a live broadcast tomorrow (Tuesday 7 April).
Work will continue to protect the vulnerable, trapped at home with domestic abusers during the coronavirus lockdown.
Lisa Winward, Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police, Andrew Brodie, Chief Fire Officer of North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, and Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner have issued the following statement on new measures to stop spread of Coronavirus
This is a challenging time for us all and we are being guided by advice from the government and Public Health England.