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Hand out will fund domestic violence worker.

THE GOVERNMENT has handed out pounds 60,000 to pay for a someone to work with victims of domestic violence in the Hinckley.

The area's Community Safety Partnership has been given the money by the government office for the East Midlands to fund a domestic violence co-ordinator until March 2006.

The partnership advertised the position last week and already has in place a part-time temporary administrator until the co-ordinator is appointed.

The new worker will be based at an emergency centre currently under construction in the Wykin area of Hinckley.

Community co-ordinator for area Mary Johnson said: "It can only be good news for the victims out there."

The centre is due to accept its first residents from the middle of April.
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Date:Feb 16, 2004
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