Laurence Grant
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  • United Kingdom
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Manchester, UK
What brings you to NatCAN?
As Director and Co-founder of Grant Moar Communities I am committed and passionate about working with both key agencies and communities in reducing crime and fear of crime and increasing the quality of their lives through empowering and enabling. I don't want to smash the system or Capitalism but rather allow people to change their won lives through knowledge and taking control.

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My local Mary Portas Pilot bid video - Prestwich

There are some great ones on youtube and rather inspiring too.  Of course having been involved heavily  myself in putting the the bid together with the rest of the great local residents and business people of Prestwich - many of whom are essentially activists who wish to effect change on a local level I have to say that ours is a brilliant video (and we managed to get on BBC Breakfast too).…


Posted on April 20, 2012 at 0:40 — 2 Comments

Bobby On The Tweet - Social Media, Community Policing and Engagement in the 21st Century

The recent Liam Stacey case where a member of the public was jailed for 56 days for use of abusive, racist and threatening language has raised many questions about the emergence of Twitter and other forms of social media in a stable and cohesive society.  We clearly live in an information age unlike any previously experienced   with rolling 24/7 news output across several media, the internet in the palm of ones hand and the ability to communicate with millions across any time zone and all…


Posted on April 19, 2012 at 21:35 — 1 Comment

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