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Lancashire Police scoop prestigious diversity award

John Freeman

Lancashire Police has scooped a prestigious award which celebrates diversity in the workplace and the community.

The Constabulary was presented with first prize in the Lesbian and Gay Foundation (LGF) ‘Public Sector Partner of the Year’ award during a special ceremony on Thursday 20 September. The LGF Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and organisations working towards equality for lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

Chief Superintendent Bob Eastwood, Strategic Lead for Equality and Diversity, said: “I am delighted the Constabulary has been recognised by this prestigious award which is a clear reflection of our commitment to diversity and the communities we serve.

“We recognise both as an employer and a service that Lancashire is made up of many diverse communities and we will continue to make equality and diversity a key part of the way we work.”

• More information on the LGF awards can be found at