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The Martinsburg Journal
Business briefs for July 31director for Family Investment, was recently recognized for 35 years of service
Business briefs for July 31
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 42 minutes ago
director for Family Investment, was recently recognized for 35 years of service with the Washington County Department of Social Services in Hagerstown, Maryland. During an all staff meeting, agency director, Michael Piercy, offered Martin his... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Homeless in Fulton Countya need, we're going to find them a place to go," said King. Director of Financ
Homeless in Fulton County
The Leader-Herald / Posted 42 minutes ago
a need, we're going to find them a place to go," said King. Director of Financial Services for Fulton County Department of Social Services said the homeless have a couple of options. "If they do not have any friends or family, they can stay with,... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Johns County Commission to consider application for HUD grant; 4 projects identifiedas outlined in the plans. The county currently funds homeless prevention and r
St. Johns County Commission to consider application for HUD grant; 4 projects identified
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 2 hours ago
as outlined in the plans. The county currently funds homeless prevention and rapid re-housing activities through its Social Services Division. The Social Services Division also receives and matches Emergency Solution Grant (ESG), Temporary... Read more
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Daily Star
Eight-old lad quizzed after ISIS t-shirt gaffeAbu Bakr al-Baghdadi. And it is also claimed the lad told his mates his dad ha
Eight-old lad quizzed after ISIS t-shirt gaffe
Daily Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. And it is also claimed the lad told his mates his dad had a “secret job”. The pupil was referred to social services under the Government’s anti-terror Prevent strategy, where teachers report suspicious activity suggesting... Read more
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Herald Sun
'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays offThe Turnbull government's "No Jab, No Pay' policy has helped stamp out diseases
'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays off
Herald Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
The Turnbull government's "No Jab, No Pay' policy has helped stamp out diseases not seen in playgrounds for years, Social Services Minister Christian Porter says. The policy has prompted more than 5700 parents who had previously refused to immunise... Read more
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Adelaide Now
'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays offThe Turnbull government's "No Jab, No Pay' policy has helped stamp out diseases
'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays off
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 hours ago
The Turnbull government's "No Jab, No Pay' policy has helped stamp out diseases not seen in playgrounds for years, Social Services Minister Christian Porter says. The policy has prompted more than 5700 parents who had previously refused to immunise... Read more
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express
Eight-old questioned after teachers mistake his t-shirt for ISIS propagandaslaves GETTYThe boy is now 'traumatised' by the incident and is reluctant to r
Eight-old questioned after teachers mistake his t-shirt for ISIS propaganda
express / Posted 3 hours ago
slaves GETTYThe boy is now 'traumatised' by the incident and is reluctant to return to school The pupil was referred to social services under the Government’s anti-terror Prevent strategy, where teachers report suspicious activity suggesting... Read more
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Daily Herald
Fox Valley group asks Kane County to fund mental health programsof such programs would help break the cycle of "arrest, release and rearrest,"
Fox Valley group asks Kane County to fund mental health programs
Daily Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
of such programs would help break the cycle of "arrest, release and rearrest," said Rick Vander Forest, director of social services and facilities for the Ecker Center for Mental Health in Elgin. In 2014, more than 20 percent of those... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum's kids taken away when boyfriend nearly shook baby to death – and blamed herI went to prison.” For the next ten months, Kirsty was only allowed contact wi
Mum's kids taken away when boyfriend nearly shook baby to death – and blamed her
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 hours ago
I went to prison.” For the next ten months, Kirsty was only allowed contact with her children if another adult approved by social services was present. “I’ll be forever grateful to my dad,” she said. “He gave up everything to care for the... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Attorney general says 2 boards violated open meetings lawsmeetings were filed against the Griggs County Commission regarding a discussion
Attorney general says 2 boards violated open meetings laws
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 5 hours ago
meetings were filed against the Griggs County Commission regarding a discussion with an attorney, and the Sargent County Social Services Board about talks on a child abuse and neglect investigation. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the two... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Coastal Bend homeless services seek alternatives in midst of federal cutsyear that would have otherwise been used for transitional housing for rapid reh
Coastal Bend homeless services seek alternatives in midst of federal cuts
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 5 hours ago
year that would have otherwise been used for transitional housing for rapid rehousing, said Jesse Elizondo, Salvation Army social services director. The difference between the original plans for Center of Hope and now will be the timeline in which... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Emergency shelter funding cuts mean losing 40 bedsprogram and the emergency shelter services will close at the end of September,
Emergency shelter funding cuts mean losing 40 beds
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 5 hours ago
program and the emergency shelter services will close at the end of September, said Jesse Elizondo, The Salvation Army's social services director. The program provided beds for at least 700 men last year, and included 40 beds as well as 60 mats,... Read more
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News.com.au
'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays offpay' policy has prompted thousands of parents who had previously refused to imm
'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays off
News.com.au / Posted 6 hours ago
pay' policy has prompted thousands of parents who had previously refused to immunise their babies to get them vaccinated. Social Services Minister Christian Porter says more than 5700 have secured their child care payments by having their children... Read more
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Perth Now
'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays offpay' policy has prompted thousands of parents who had previously refused to imm
'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays off
Perth Now / Posted 6 hours ago
pay' policy has prompted thousands of parents who had previously refused to immunise their babies to get them vaccinated. Social Services Minister Christian Porter says more than 5700 have secured their child care payments by having their children... Read more
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The Courier Mail
'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays offpay' policy has prompted thousands of parents who had previously refused to imm
'No Jab, No Pay' policy pays off
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
pay' policy has prompted thousands of parents who had previously refused to immunise their babies to get them vaccinated. Social Services Minister Christian Porter says more than 5700 have secured their child care payments by having their children... Read more
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Daily Mirror
NHS chaos means wife, 82, must take 200-mile taxi trip to see hubby in hospitaldementia the prominence that it needs for the future health needs of an ageing
NHS chaos means wife, 82, must take 200-mile taxi trip to see hubby in hospital
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 hours ago
dementia the prominence that it needs for the future health needs of an ageing population. We cannot escape the fact that social services have been skinned to the bone. Services that are vital to keep families together and deliver vital care have... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Guam bill: Child sex abuse victims could sue at any timeserved, albeit years later,” Sablan added. Annabelle Cruz, a social worker and
Guam bill: Child sex abuse victims could sue at any time
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 7 hours ago
served, albeit years later,” Sablan added. Annabelle Cruz, a social worker and former administrator of the Bureau of Social Services Administration, which includes Child Protective Services, said she was compelled to share her thoughts with... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Anderson County’s violent crime rate up by a third in 2016indicating they are an assault, said Jackie Swindler, a former Newberry police
Anderson County’s violent crime rate up by a third in 2016
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
indicating they are an assault, said Jackie Swindler, a former Newberry police chief who works for the state Department Social Services as a liaison between the agency and local law enforcement. But Swindler said those cases should be... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Guam bill: Child sex abuse victims could sue at any timeserved, albeit years later,” Sablan added. Annabelle Cruz, a social worker and
Guam bill: Child sex abuse victims could sue at any time
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 hours ago
served, albeit years later,” Sablan added. Annabelle Cruz, a social worker and former administrator of the Bureau of Social Services Administration, which includes Child Protective Services, said she was compelled to share her thoughts with... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Eight-old schoolboy hauled in for questioning after ISIS T-shirt mixare promoted and go unchallenged.” The mother of the eight-year-old boy told R
Eight-old schoolboy hauled in for questioning after ISIS T-shirt mix
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
are promoted and go unchallenged.” The mother of the eight-year-old boy told Rights Watch UK she was informed by social services that they had recorded a form of caution against her son, despite no evidence he had been radicalised. Ms... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore prosecutor asked police to target area where Freddie Gray was arrestedassault. Under Operation Ceasefire, which tries to break the cycle of recidivi
Baltimore prosecutor asked police to target area where Freddie Gray was arrested
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
assault. Under Operation Ceasefire, which tries to break the cycle of recidivism by offering repeat offenders social services to leave crime behind, police and prosecutors sometimes share ideas and coordinate to keep the worst... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Government labels 'no jab, no pay' policy a successone and five-year-olds has now reached 93 per cent, up from around 90 per cent
Government labels 'no jab, no pay' policy a success
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 hours ago
one and five-year-olds has now reached 93 per cent, up from around 90 per cent when the plan passed Federal Parliament. Social Services Minister Christian Porter said while it was not ideal to threaten to withhold family welfare payments, it was... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
New sensory space in Kendalthem well equipped to run the business. "I have had a care business for 10 yea
New sensory space in Kendal
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
them well equipped to run the business. "I have had a care business for 10 years now and my partner, Lucy, was working for social services," Paul said. "So she has experience working with people with mental health problems." The space is... Read more
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The Border Mail
Increase in children homeless in Victoria harrowing, say welfare agenciesin relation to housing and homelessness. I would like to see them have a plan."
Increase in children homeless in Victoria harrowing, say welfare agencies
The Border Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
in relation to housing and homelessness. I would like to see them have a plan." Fairfax Media asked the office of federal Social Services Minister Christian Porter about its plans and a spokeswoman said that a report on future funding options for... Read more
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The Courier
Increase in children homeless in Victoria harrowing, say welfare agenciesin relation to housing and homelessness. I would like to see them have a plan."
Increase in children homeless in Victoria harrowing, say welfare agencies
The Courier / Posted 13 hours ago
in relation to housing and homelessness. I would like to see them have a plan." Fairfax Media asked the office of federal Social Services Minister Christian Porter about its plans and a spokeswoman said that a report on future funding options for... Read more
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USA Today
Guam bill: Child sex abuse victims could sue at any time, lifting statute of limitationsserved, albeit years later,” Sablan added. Annabelle Cruz, a social worker and
Guam bill: Child sex abuse victims could sue at any time, lifting statute of limitations
USA Today / Posted 13 hours ago
served, albeit years later,” Sablan added. Annabelle Cruz, a social worker and former administrator of the Bureau of Social Services Administration, which includes Child Protective Services, said she was compelled to share her thoughts with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Angola Committed to Conflict Resolution in the Continenthim, the institutions help achieve individual security, reforming the security
Angola Committed to Conflict Resolution in the Continent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
him, the institutions help achieve individual security, reforming the security sector, re-launch their economies, provide social services, support national reconciliation and political cohesion and establish the law-abiding State. The minister... Read more
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The Atlantic
Here's One Way to Help Native Americans: Property Rightsagencies’ various programs—which support education, economic development, triba
Here's One Way to Help Native Americans: Property Rights
The Atlantic / Posted 14 hours ago
agencies’ various programs—which support education, economic development, tribal courts, road maintenance, agriculture, and social services—was almost $3 billion in 2012. About $850 million of this goes to BIE to provide for its 42,000 students,... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Recognize and report signs of human traffickingregional organization dedicated to raising awareness about human trafficking by
Recognize and report signs of human trafficking
The Suburbanite / Posted 15 hours ago
regional organization dedicated to raising awareness about human trafficking by engaging professionals in law enforcement, social services, the medical field, and other community support groups. While the Summit County Court system does not have a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell officials find refugee resettlement complicatedand Immigration Services, part of Homeland Security. IINE helps refugees resett
Lowell officials find refugee resettlement complicated
Lowell Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
and Immigration Services, part of Homeland Security. IINE helps refugees resettle in the area, providing help with various social services for up to 90 days after their arrival. While the agency doesn't have a hand in the background checks,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Shocking suicide rate figures show more must be done to stop people from making such a drastic decisionsuicides on record. That is a statement of fact, rather than a criticism of th
Shocking suicide rate figures show more must be done to stop people from making such a drastic decision
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
suicides on record. That is a statement of fact, rather than a criticism of the magnificent efforts made by hard pressed social services and the many voluntary bodies working in this field. The problem with suicide is that there is no common... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Families pulled apart to locate specialist dementia carewith five families who are going through this in Barrow this year alone because
Families pulled apart to locate specialist dementia care
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
with five families who are going through this in Barrow this year alone because some people go through their GP and others social services. "For family members, who are already coming to terms with a loved one's diagnoses of dementia or... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Plcaes to go and things to do in Northeast Pa.6 p.m. Farmers’ Co-op Market, Scranton. 570-961-8251 or coopfarmersmarket.com.
Plcaes to go and things to do in Northeast Pa.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
6 p.m. Farmers’ Co-op Market, Scranton. 570-961-8251 or coopfarmersmarket.com. FIRKIN FRIDAY CHARITY CASK NIGHT — CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES: Nov. 25, 5 p.m. Cooper’s Seafood House, Scranton. $5. 570-346-6883. FIRKIN FRIDAY CHARITY CASK NIGHT —... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas, teen births and cycles bornin costs related to teen births. Children born to teenage mothers are more like
Texas, teen births and cycles born
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 hours ago
in costs related to teen births. Children born to teenage mothers are more likely to drop out of high school, tap into social services, have higher incarceration rates, and become teen parents themselves. Then, along with babies, cycles of... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Brenda Wilmoth retires from Barbour Senior Center after 36 yearslive an independent, happy and healthy lifestyle. This mission would be achieve
Brenda Wilmoth retires from Barbour Senior Center after 36 years
The Inter-Mountain / Posted yesterday
live an independent, happy and healthy lifestyle. This mission would be achieved through the establishment and operation of social services and general public transportation through public and private funding sources." With Wilmoth, all that and... Read more
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Times of Malta
The have and have-notshave also identified the fact that not all those on benefits are employable. U
The have and have-nots
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
have also identified the fact that not all those on benefits are employable. Up to two years ago, the Department of Social Services assisted vulnerable people by offering benefits so they would not fall into absolute poverty. Over the past... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Soberanes Fire Grows to Nearly 33K Acres, 15% ContainedHighway in Salinas, according to the SPCA. People impacted by the fire can rec
Soberanes Fire Grows to Nearly 33K Acres, 15% Contained
NBC Bay Area / Posted yesterday
Highway in Salinas, according to the SPCA. People impacted by the fire can receive assistance by calling the Monterey County Department of Social Services at 800-755-4400 or the American Red Cross of the Central Coa... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Terror attack play scratched after victim families objectValley College. But objections were raised by some relatives of those killed o
Terror attack play scratched after victim families object
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
Valley College. But objections were raised by some relatives of those killed or wounded in the Dec. 2 attack at a local social services building. Mark Sandefur, the father of Daniel Kaufman, wrote to college officials Thursday saying he was... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butlerlegal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but bef
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
legal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but before Butler was convicted of her murder. Social services bosses at the London Borough of Sutton, who had responsibility for Ellie's welfare, had asked the judge to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Vivien L. F. Burnett, social worker, educator, diesbegan her professional life in Washington, working from 1946 to 1947 at the Dis
Vivien L. F. Burnett, social worker, educator, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
began her professional life in Washington, working from 1946 to 1947 at the District of Columbia Department of Social Services while in graduate school. In 1948, she was hired permanently and worked for the department from 1948 to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
U.S. attorney, Lowell High, law enforcers team up to help inmates transition back to societyinitiatives. Through the Lowell High-Risk Re-entry Initiative, federal, state a
U.S. attorney, Lowell High, law enforcers team up to help inmates transition back to society
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
initiatives. Through the Lowell High-Risk Re-entry Initiative, federal, state and local law enforcement join forces with social service agencies, mental-health and substance-abuse providers and faith-based organizations to tackle the problems... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A day with the vet is just what "doctor" ordered for 10-old with cystic fibrosisNortheast Florida, Hope Haven Association, Jacksonville Symphony Association, J
A day with the vet is just what "doctor" ordered for 10-old with cystic fibrosis
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Northeast Florida, Hope Haven Association, Jacksonville Symphony Association, Jewish Family & Community Services, Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida, Museum of Science and History, Operation New Hope, Police Athletic League, R.V. Daniels... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butlerlegal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but bef
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
legal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but before Butler was convicted of her murder. Social services bosses at the London Borough of Sutton, who had responsibility for Ellie's welfare, had asked the judge to... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butlerlegal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but bef
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler
Streatham Guardian / Posted yesterday
legal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but before Butler was convicted of her murder. Social services bosses at the London Borough of Sutton, who had responsibility for Ellie's welfare, had asked the judge to... Read more
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Bury Times
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butlerlegal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but bef
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
legal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but before Butler was convicted of her murder. Social services bosses at the London Borough of Sutton, who had responsibility for Ellie's welfare, had asked the judge to... Read more
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Gazette
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butlerlegal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but bef
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler
Gazette / Posted yesterday
legal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but before Butler was convicted of her murder. Social services bosses at the London Borough of Sutton, who had responsibility for Ellie's welfare, had asked the judge to... Read more
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guardian-series
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butlerlegal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but bef
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
legal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but before Butler was convicted of her murder. Social services bosses at the London Borough of Sutton, who had responsibility for Ellie's welfare, had asked the judge to... Read more
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Harrow Times
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butlerlegal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but bef
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
legal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but before Butler was convicted of her murder. Social services bosses at the London Borough of Sutton, who had responsibility for Ellie's welfare, had asked the judge to... Read more
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Gazette News
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butlerlegal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but bef
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
legal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but before Butler was convicted of her murder. Social services bosses at the London Borough of Sutton, who had responsibility for Ellie's welfare, had asked the judge to... Read more
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This is West Country
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butlerlegal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but bef
'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
legal action Mrs Justice King had analysed issues after Ellie had died but before Butler was convicted of her murder. Social services bosses at the London Borough of Sutton, who had responsibility for Ellie's welfare, had asked the judge to... Read more
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