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Funding on offer to cut crime in Cumbria

Cumbria's PCC, Richard Rhodes, is inviting communities to bid for money Credit: ITV News Border

Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner has launched a Community Fund, to support projects aimed at reducing crime.

Charities, voluntary and community groups are being invited to apply for up to £10,000.

The Commissioner, Richard Rhodes, said:

" .. I am firmly committed to local communities being the right place to provide solutions to local issues."

Mr Rhodes has set aside £1000,000 a year over the next four years for the Community Fund.