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MPs call for ‘stronger action’ to tackle domestic abuse (22/10/2018)
Source: Sky
Austerity harms hunt for sexual abuse gangs, says ex-prosecutor (21/10/2018)
Source: Guardian
Two children hospitalised by ecstasy in Devon town (19/10/2018)
Source: Devon Live
Children with problems or problem children? (19/10/2018)
Source: BBC


09/11/2018 : Child Protection Training – Group 3 (Designated Safeguarding Officer)
YFC Centre, Amory Building, Cheriton Bishop, Exeter, EX6 6JH |  From £75 | Details
09/11/2018 : Refugee Awareness training
Harwell Centre, Plymouth |  Free | Details
16/11/2018 : Safer Recruitment Training
The 100 Club, Exeter |  £15 for VOYC Members | Details
21/11/2018 : Safeguarding Training for Charity Trustees & Members of Voluntary & Community Sector Management Committees
Exeter |  From £10.00 | Details


Truth Project Experiences Shared: Victims and Survivors Speak Out
Source: View document (PDF)
Internet and phone bullying (Surrey Police)
Source: View document (PDF)
Staying safe online (National Autistic Society)
Source: View web page
Thinking about Staying Safe on the Internet (Dimensions)
Source: View document (PDF)

Online Safety


Download and read our latest online safety newsletters for professionals and parents. With the latest information and guidance from across the online world, you will find plenty to read. You can also sign up to our regular newsletters here.

Autumn 2018 Newsletters

Professional’s newsletter
Parent’s newsletter


NEWSLETTER: Youth and Online Safety


Unseen launches app to report modern slavery

Know the signs – County Lines (Urban gangs couriering drugs and money into local communities)

Effects of technology on mental health

Think You Understand Me?

Be Internet Legends (Online safety resource – KS2)

Dealing with online bullying incidents in schools

Latest Links

The Truth Project

Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool (ESAT)

NSPCC Learning