Cheshire Collective aims

  • To stand united against sexual violence.
  • To support survivors across Cheshire so they get the very best help and advice.
  • To expose and challenge myths.
  • Educate society about consent and why it is so important.
  • Empower survivors or rape and sexual violence to speak out.
  • Raise awareness of the pathways of support available to survivors whether or not they decide to report to the police.
  • To promote and educate residents on healthy and equal relationships.
  • To challenge negative and inappropriate behaviour such as Lad Culture

Plan of action

To host a dedicated day on Friday 12 November in Cheshire to raise awareness of the issue of sexual violence and the support available to survivors.

  • 10am – 12pm = A live Q&A hosted on Cheshire Police’s Facebook page with professionals from across the region answering people’s questions anonymously
  • 12pm – 6pm = A stalled event (location to be confirmed)
  • 8pm = Chester City Centre vigil as a moment of reflection and remembrance

Who is involved?


Cheshire West and Chester Council


Cheshire West and Chester Council is the local authority of Cheshire West and Chester. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined.

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Cheshire Constabulary


Cheshire Constabulary is responsible for public protection across Cheshire.

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Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) – Mersey-Cheshire


CPS Mersey-Cheshire covers the counties of Merseyside and Cheshire.

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Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (Cheshire and Merseyside


RASASC (Cheshire and Merseyside) is a registered charity (1049826) committed to supporting people who have been affected by rape or sexual abuse.

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The Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner Cheshire


The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Cheshire is a non-political, impartial organisation which exists to support the work of the elected PCC.

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University of Chester


The University of Chester is a public university located in Chester, England.

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Chester Sexual Abuse Support Service (CSASS)


CSASS is a friendly team of women, working with survivors of sexual abuse to help them feel supported and safe.

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About Us


This website was developed in collaboration with North West Police Crime Commissioners, NHS England, and Sexual Assault & Abuse Services.

The North West SAAS Partner Network (Strategic Direction for Sexual Assault and Abuse Services) is led by NHS England and covers Cheshire, Merseyside, Cumbria, Greater Manchester and Lancashire.