News items around domestic abuse, with a campaign to equip frontline public sector staff to recognise domestic abuse, plus funding increases for rape victims, and a call for case studies.
Miscellaneous useful information: ONS population figures, localism recognition, apprenticeships, how to change your mobile phone provider, and free organisation resources.
Healthwatch Cornwall has been appointed to hear the stories of people in Cornwall who have been at risk of, or have experienced harm or abuse.
Days, weeks and months in November – with various health conditions, Trustees, Anti-bullying, alcohol awareness and road safety in the spotlight,
Funding opportunities for community safety, tackling poverty, healthy ageing, road safety, working with marginalised and excluded groups, and disadvantaged and disabled children.
News around crime – Child criminal exploitation & County Lines, more tasers for police, ex-offenders campaign plus Universal Credit guidance, life in prison blog and sentencing changes.
The ONS’s most recent list of Indices of Multiple Deprivation, used to indicate the most deprived areas in the country, has been published, with 17 areas of Cornwall in the bottom 10%.
News around the Domestic Abuse Bill in parliament, plus abuse victims over 55 sought to help design services for this group, and abuse helplines update.
Update around safeguarding children, including new statutory guidance for schools, around teaching RSE, restraint, and about FGM. Also online safety guide for parents, and a report around children reporting abuse.
Refuge to run National Domestic Violence Helpline from 1 October after winning new contract. Plus details of other abuse-related helplines.
Two consultations, a competition and some updated guidance, around criminal justice and safeguarding.
Tools & info on: suicide, human rights, RSE & drug rehab (for professionals), mental health in young people, anti hate-crime animations, and health costs support.
Funding opportunities for violence against women, disadvantaged young people, social action and ecological science.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have chosen 15 small charities to support during August – raising awareness of lesser-known issues.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (The Truth Project) has partnered with SignHealth to allow Deaf survivors and victims to share their experiences.
Summer holiday safety and activity information – stay safe online, in the sun, and in the sea, and find out where you can have fun. Also, the Max Card, for families with a disabled child.
Tackling scam and fraudulent adverts on Facebook, and bullying on Instagram – new measures on both channels.
Health news: reducing A&E admissions due to alcohol, continuing healthcare funding, GP numbers falling, STIs rising, food allergies, dementia risks, care home dental care, and hygiene.
Crimestoppers has launched a video re-emphasising the anonymity of people making calls to them to report crime, plus the non-emergency police number will be free to call from April.