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The best of partnership working

A conference designed to showcase the best of partnership working in Essex and provide opportunities to share learning amongst practitioners will be held in Colchester on Wednesday January 14, 2015.

Hosted by Nick Alston, Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, in conjunction with Safer Essex, the conference will highlight some of the most successful initiatives in challenging areas such as community safety and mental health, rehabilitation of offenders and reducing reoffending.  There will short films about the Jaywick Project run by Essex Offender Services, with support from the PCC’s New Initiatives Fund, and a case study of Restorative Justice in action.  More than 20 organisations, many of them in the voluntary sector, will be showcasing their work throughout the day.

Dedicated workshops will be run on:

  • Road Safety
  • Victims
  • Voluntary Sector Capacity Building
  • Mental Health
  • Reducing Reoffending
  • Community Resolution and Out of Court Disposals

Lindsay Whitehouse, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, said:

“This is very much a working conference highlighting some of the very best partnership initiatives across our county.  We will be recognising some outstanding work in the first ever PCC awards ceremony, but this is also about inspiring people across the county to consider new ways of keeping our communities safe.”

The day will conclude with a question and answer session with a panel including: Stephen Kavanagh, Chief Constable of Essex Police; Nicola Beach, Chair of Safer Essex; and Nick Alston, Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex.

The “Partnerships Working in Essex – Safer Future Communities” conference will be held on:

Wednesday 14th January 2015, 9.15 am – 3.30 pm

Weston Homes Community Stadium, United Way,

Colchester, CO4 5UP

The working conference schedule can be read at the link below:



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