There is no special case for policing in rural communities. Not because these communities are valued any less, but because every community should be valued equally in the Thames Valley and should expect and receive the highest standards of policing.
In 2016 I voted to leave the European Union. I am also a father, a husband, a rugby fan, a cricket follower, a dog lover, a Conservative councillor and a loather of “reality television”. For some reason though I am characterised as a “Leaver”.
The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Thames Valley, Anthony Stansfeld, and Chief Constable, John Campbell, have awarded voluntary and community organisations £106,733 from the Police Property Act Fund.