The Home Office have confirmed that Folkestone & Hythe Community Safety Partnership have been successful with the Safer Streets Funding Round 5 bid.
The funding application was for Folkestone Central Ward (LSOA Shepway 014C). This area was chosen due to the crime data and statistics which met the funding requirements.
Total funding confirmed £335,546.64
The funding will seek to target and reduce sexual offences / accosting, stalking and harassment, violence against the person, retail theft, ASB, theft from motor vehicle / vehicle interference, burglary (commercial), theft from the person and drug offences, alongside the secondary crime type of criminal damage.
Project delivery will include:
Project partners include Kent Police, Kent County Council, Rising Sun, Home Start, Urban Pastors, FHDC CSU & Licensing, FAPAC & Folkestone Town Council.