Last week at Conservative Party Conference, the Home Secretary the Rt. Hon. Priti Patel MP announced £550k for Worksop Town Centre, This money was awarded following a successful bid by the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire.
Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire, Caroline Henry said "I am determined that women and girls can walk without fear in our public spaces - this is a key priority of mine as your Police and Crime Commissioner. I promised to speak up for Nottinghamshire - at the highest possible level - and secure every penny I can to improve the safety of our county."
"This funding is proof that the Government is taking note and really values the way we solve problems here."
"Working with partners, I will ensure that women feel safe on the streets of Worksop by making sure they are well-lit and patrolled frequently."
Speaking after the announcement, Fraser McFarland, Bassetlaw Conservative Chairman said "I would like to thank Caroline for her hard work and determination to deliver the funding needed for Worksop."