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Parents struggle to handle children’s tech habits (19/11/2018)
Source: BBC
Letting children try alcohol at home won’t deter binge drinking, say UK experts (19/11/2018)
Source: Guardian
Set age ban on sale of energy drinks at 18, government told (19/11/2018)
Source: 512-912-3707
‘A lost generation’: How austerity has created vacuum being filled by drug gangs exploiting children (19/11/2018)
Source: Independent


20/11/2018 : Easy Steps To Safeguarding
Community Room, Sherborne |  Free | Details
21/11/2018 : Safeguarding Training for Charity Trustees & Members of Voluntary & Community Sector Management Committees
Exeter |  From £10.00 | (509) 285-3657
22/11/2018 : Raising Standards of Safeguarding Practice Across the Voluntary Sector
Central London |  £295 | Details
22/11/2018 : CEOP ThinkUKnow Online Safety training
Wimborne |  Free | Details


Child Centred Policing – National Strategy for the Policing of Children & Young People
Source: View document (PDF)
Criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: county lines
Source: 514-276-4968
Care Proceedings in England: The case for clear blue water
Source: View document (PDF)
Prevention Briefing (YJB)
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



NEWSLETTER: Youth and Online Safety


What parents need to know about online grooming and sextortion

Addiction by design

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?

Latest Links


The Truth Project

Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool (ESAT)

(480) 946-8377

NSPCC Learning