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Posted in General News on 01/08/2017

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Summer Advice

Posted by: Paul Threlfall in General News on 26/07/2017

As the summer holidays begin, many children and young people will often spend an increased amount of time online whether it is using the latest apps, playing their favourite games, watching their favourite vloggers or simply keeping in touch with friends through social media. For parents and carers, it offers us a good opportunity to have a positive discussion about their favourite sites, apps or …

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Exam stress

Posted in General News on 12/07/2017

Exam stress The NSPCC has released figures which show that Childline delivered 3,135 counselling sessions on exam stress in 2016/17, a rise of 11% over the past two years. Figures also reveal that: 1 in 5 of these sessions took place in May as pupils faced upcoming exams; 12-15 year olds were most likely to be counselled about exam stress; the biggest rise, up 21% on 2015/16 was amongst 16-18 year…

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Lullaby Trust Safer Sleep Week 13th - 17th March

Posted in General News on 15/03/2017

Safer Sleep Week Safer Sleep Week is The Lullaby Trust’s national awareness campaign targeting anyone looking after a young baby. From the 13-19 March 2017 The Lullaby Trust and partners aim to make sure parents in the UK know the importance of safer sleep and are aware of how to reduce the chance of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk/LThome …

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Safeguarding Blackpool Website Launched

Posted in General News on 16/09/2015

‘Blackpool Safeguarding’ will provide information on what to do if you are worried about an adult or a child in Blackpool as well as accessing information on the Safeguarding Boards and their role within the town. Training for Professionals is also featured with guidance on how to access training and a catalogue of training that the Boards provide. David Sanders, Independent Chair for the Bla…

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