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Hunts Post
NSPCC reports surge in abuse of trust crimes in Cambridgeshire Abuse of position cases have increased in Cambridgeshire. Picture: NSPCC. Se
Hunts Post / Posted 3 hours ago
Abuse of position cases have increased in Cambridgeshire. Picture: NSPCC. Sex crimes committed by adults in positions of trust have risen more than five-fold in Cambridgeshire since... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
How Surrey Police snared paedophile after tracking him to RomaniaMichelle Tyrrell and Vernon Jones were the other members of the team who helped
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 13 hours ago
Michelle Tyrrell and Vernon Jones were the other members of the team who helped to snare Nae. According to research on the NSPCC website, one in five children aged eight to 11 have a social media profile. The charity also lists many of the signs... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Footballers afraid to speak out over sex abuse torment, says victim Paul StewartPaul Gascoigne, contributed to The Evening with Paul Stewart. SAVE, launched w
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 hours ago
Paul Gascoigne, contributed to The Evening with Paul Stewart. SAVE, launched with David White and Ian Ackley (both Man City) and Derek Bell (Newcastle Utd), directs victims to help. Agencies include the NSPCC, the Mirror’s Christmas Appeal cha... Read more
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birminghammail
Is this Birmingham's BIGGEST snowman?more a snow castle but they were really happy with it! Birmingham Mail Light Up
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
more a snow castle but they were really happy with it! Birmingham Mail Light Up Christmas for Children campaign with the NSPCC Spare a thought for kids in need in Birmingham as you enjoy the run up to Christmas. The Birmingham Mail has launched... Read more
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birminghammail
These are YOUR fun-filled snow photosa campaign to try to help Childline be there for every young person who despera
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
a campaign to try to help Childline be there for every young person who desperately needs support. To donate £12, text ‘NSPCC 12’ or to donate £20, text ‘NSPCC 20’ to 70030. Text costs include your donation plus your standard network rate. The... Read more
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metro
Boy, 6, accused of rapedid have the youngest age at eight years old, but last year the Scottish govern
metro / Posted yesterday
did have the youngest age at eight years old, but last year the Scottish government decided to raise it to 12. The NSPCC believes the rest of the UK should follow suit. A spokesman for the children’s charity said: ‘The criminal justice... Read more
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birminghammail
The staggering number of city children at risk in their own homesa social worker, home help or other services such as a place in a nursery. Bir
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
a social worker, home help or other services such as a place in a nursery. Birmingham Mail Christmas campaign with the NSPCC In total, it means there were 56 child protection plans started last year for every 10,000 children in... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Councils have had to intervene 4,000 times when children were at risk of abuse last yearabuse in 2016-17. Of those, 151 cases related to children who were at risk of
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
abuse in 2016-17. Of those, 151 cases related to children who were at risk of potential, or actual, sexual abuse. The NSPCC says the latest figures, which come from the Department for Education, show how important it is for local authorities... Read more
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heraldscotland
'Action needed to protect children from online abuse'up from 38 per cent of “other sexual crimes” in 2013-14 to 51 per cent in 2016-
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
up from 38 per cent of “other sexual crimes” in 2013-14 to 51 per cent in 2016-17. A survey by children’s charity the NSPCC reveals four out of five young people think social media sites need to do more to more to protect them from harmful... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
How many Merseyside children are at risk of sexual abuse?at risk of sexual abuse at home in the last year. The latest figures emphasise
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
at risk of sexual abuse at home in the last year. The latest figures emphasise the need for readers to support the joint NSPCC/Liverpool ECHO festive campaign – Light Up Christmas for Children – which is raising crucial funds for the charity. At... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Campaigners call for video game laws fit for the internet ageWeaver from Suffolk Police warned that teenagers were more prone to violence as
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Weaver from Suffolk Police warned that teenagers were more prone to violence as if “living in a Playstation world”. An NSPCC spokesperson said: “We have long called for sites, apps and games to better protect all children using their platforms.... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Duchess of Cornwall visits Esther Rantzen's charityfree and in confidence, received thousands of calls in its first year and conti
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
free and in confidence, received thousands of calls in its first year and continued to expand until it became part of the NSPCC in 2006. 'I'll f*****g slap you': Moment argument erupts on busy train Man rescues rabbit amidst intensifying flames... Read more
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International Business Times
Video showing teenage girl sexually abusing boy, 6, goes viral in UK school and is looking to establish whether any offences have been committed locally."
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
and is looking to establish whether any offences have been committed locally." A spokesman for child protection charity, NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children), told KentLive that the availability of such sexual abuse... Read more
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chroniclelive
NSPCC reveals childhood anxiety counselling at a record highbattled anxiety, with some even suffering panic attacks as they struggle to get
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
battled anxiety, with some even suffering panic attacks as they struggle to get help. The latest figures reveal that the NSPCC service delivered 13,746 counselling sessions – the equivalent to 38 a day – to young people who suffered with... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Hotel keeps licence in tense meeting over failing at risk childrenpolite staff on the purpose of their visit as a precaution."Raising awareness i
Reading Evening Post / Posted 4 days ago
polite staff on the purpose of their visit as a precaution."Raising awareness is vital" In a statement to getreading, an NSPCC spokesman said: "Child protection is everybody’s responsibility and it entirely right that police carry out operations... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Generation anxiety as panic attacks in teens rise 59% in two yearsAnxiety in children and teenagers has increased 59% in two years, NSPCC figures
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Anxiety in children and teenagers has increased 59% in two years, NSPCC figures have revealed. The charity delivered 13,746 ­counselling sessions about anxiety last year, the equivalent of 38 a day. In more than 3,000 of the sessions ­children... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Video of six-old boy being abused by teenage girl sent to UK school pupilsand not to forward or share as this may constitute a criminal offence.” A spok
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
and not to forward or share as this may constitute a criminal offence.” A spokesman for the child protection charity the NSPCC said the availability of sexual abuse images on line was a growing child protection issue. "It is extremely concerning... Read more
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birminghammail
This Birmingham fire station is handing out free warm clothesin, we can suggest support, agencies and any help that might be given too.” Bi
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
in, we can suggest support, agencies and any help that might be given too.” Birmingham Mail Christmas campaign with the NSPCC The Coat Event 2017 will take place at Ladywood Fire Station on Icknield Port Road, Ladywood, B16 0RA from 10am to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Inside the team who removed 57,000 web pages with sickening child abuse material400 people a month for sharing indecent images of children online. This is just
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
400 people a month for sharing indecent images of children online. This is just one of the reasons the Daily Mirror’s NSPCC and Childline Christmas appeal is so vital. Every hour, 20 calls and online chat requests to Childline go answered due... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Find out how many kids are at risk of abuse in your local areain YOUR area using the tool at the bottom of this page. Once you have seen the
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
in YOUR area using the tool at the bottom of this page. Once you have seen the numbers, please consider donating to the NSPCC's Christmas campaign: Support our Christmas appeal for the NSPCC and Childline As well as sexual abuse, local... Read more
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birminghammail
Schools warn parents to check children’s phones for ‘disturbing’ videomedia. But the video is understood to have been made by a man from Manchester,
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
media. But the video is understood to have been made by a man from Manchester, so it is not known how far it spreads.NSPCC campaign - picture posed by model (Image: NSPCC / Jon Challicom) Shared from a fake social media account, it contained... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spanking your child can make them violent to their future partnersdiffer widely about what precisely is allowed. Enforcement of the law often de
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
differ widely about what precisely is allowed. Enforcement of the law often depends on the discretion of prosecutors. An NSPCC spokesperson said: 'There is clear evidence that physical punishment damages children's wellbeing and is linked to... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Irish hands that helped make Britain what it is todayno blankets, not even a comb. Neighbours reported neglect and one morning the h
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
no blankets, not even a comb. Neighbours reported neglect and one morning the house was surrounded by police and the NSPCC. My stepmother was jailed and we were taken to the workhouse in Henley. We then went to Shillingford Children’s Home.... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Oxford Mail
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Bury Times
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Gazette
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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guardian-series
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
guardian-series / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Harrow Times
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Harrow Times / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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This is West Country
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Gazette News
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Gazette News / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Bolton News
‘National scandal’ of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelesshaving to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas with
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
having to live.” Ms Neate added: “No child should have to spend Christmas without a home, let alone 128,000 children.” An NSPCC spokesman said: “Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. “It’s... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Over 120,000 children will wake up homeless this Christmasshare toilets and bathrooms, often filthy and unlockable, with others. A quarte
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
share toilets and bathrooms, often filthy and unlockable, with others. A quarter had no use of a kitchen.Read More The NSPCC said: “It’s frightening to think of the anxiety children in this plight feel. Our ChildLine is free to worried kids at... Read more
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The News and Star
'National scandal' of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelessto live." Ms Neate added: "No child should have to spend Christmas without a h
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
to live." Ms Neate added: "No child should have to spend Christmas without a home - let alone 128,000 children." An NSPCC spokesman said: "Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. "It's... Read more
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birminghammail
Nearly a THIRD of teen girls sexually harassed online by same age groupsecretly taking sexual images of another person and sharing it online, known as
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
secretly taking sexual images of another person and sharing it online, known as "upskirting", according to the research.NSPCC campaign - picture posed by model (Image: NSPCC / Jon Challicom) The Childnet report examines sexual harassment in... Read more
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Whitehaven News
'National scandal' of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelessto live." Ms Neate added: "No child should have to spend Christmas without a h
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
to live." Ms Neate added: "No child should have to spend Christmas without a home - let alone 128,000 children." An NSPCC spokesman said: "Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. "It's... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
'National scandal' of 128,000 children spending Christmas Day homelessto live." Ms Neate added: "No child should have to spend Christmas without a h
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
to live." Ms Neate added: "No child should have to spend Christmas without a home - let alone 128,000 children." An NSPCC spokesman said: "Shelter has exposed the devastating impact on children of losing a roof over their head. "It's... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Jeremy Hunt tells Facebook to act responsibly over Messenger app for children13 - the minimum age required to have a Facebook account - has been criticised
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
13 - the minimum age required to have a Facebook account - has been criticised in some quarters, but children's charity the NSPCC said it was a "step in the right direction" for providing children with safe places to contact friends and family. Mr... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Jeremy Hunt tells Facebook to act responsibly over Messenger app for children13 - the minimum age required to have a Facebook account - has been criticised
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
13 - the minimum age required to have a Facebook account - has been criticised in some quarters, but children's charity the NSPCC said it was a "step in the right direction" for providing children with safe places to contact friends and family. Mr... Read more
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The News and Star
Jeremy Hunt tells Facebook to act responsibly over Messenger app for children13 - the minimum age required to have a Facebook account - has been criticised
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
13 - the minimum age required to have a Facebook account - has been criticised in some quarters, but children's charity the NSPCC said it was a "step in the right direction" for providing children with safe places to contact friends and family. Mr... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Jeremy Hunt tells Facebook to act responsibly over Messenger app for children13 - the minimum age required to have a Facebook account - has been criticised
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
13 - the minimum age required to have a Facebook account - has been criticised in some quarters, but children's charity the NSPCC said it was a "step in the right direction" for providing children with safe places to contact friends and family. Mr... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Stay away from my kids, angry Jeremy Hunt tells Facebookfriendships, I've never heard parents say that they want their child using soci
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
friendships, I've never heard parents say that they want their child using social media earlier.” However, children's charity the NSPCC said it was a "step in the right direction" for providing children with safe places to contact friends and fam... Read more
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