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Board announced for new UK Council for Internet Safety

Published: Friday, 2 August 2019

The Government has announced the organisations that will sit on the Executive Board of a new national body to tackle online harms in the UK.

Breast-ironing recognised as child cruelty and assault by Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)

Published: Thursday, 1 August 2019

The harmful procedure - which involves flattening a girl's chest with a hot stone or other objects to delay breast growth - is often performed by family members to prevent unwanted sexual attention.

Baby summer safety tips from The Lullaby Trust

Published: Thursday, 1 August 2019

The sun is shining and many families are taking their summer holidays. The Lullaby Trust want families to enjoy the summer and keep their babies safe, so have released some tips to support parents.

Telford and Wrekin Safeguarding Partnership - new Multi Agency Safeguarding Arrangements published

Published: Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Telford and Wrekin Safeguarding Partnership is responsible for making sure that children, young people and adults are kept safe in Telford and Wrekin.

'Young People, Internet Use and Wellbeing Technology in the Home' report released by South West Grid for Learning

Published: Thursday, 13 June 2019

Co-produced by South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL), UK Safer Internet Centre and Prof. Andy Phippen, the report looks at the relationship between digital technology and young people's wellbeing.

Child Protection - Information Sharing (CP-IS) newsletter now available

Published: Tuesday, 28 May 2019

The CP-IS project has exceeded its implementation targets, with 93% of LA Children's Services and in-scope unscheduled health care settings now live.

Keeping Children Safe in Sport - posters published by National Working Group (NWG)

Published: Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Four posters have been created by the NWG, designed to raise awareness of keeping children safe in sport.

NWG training: Combatting Exploitation in Sport

Published: Thursday, 18 April 2019

Scheduled for 2 May 2019, non-members can attend the full day training for £129.00

Government publishes Online Harms White Paper

Published: Monday, 15 April 2019

The White Paper outlines plans to tackle content that harms individuals, particularly children.

National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day 2019 - join the fight against CSE!

Published: Monday, 18 March 2019

Sexual Exploitation can happen to any child, anywhere. Tell Someone!

Safeguarding Boards working together to protect children and vulnerable adults

Published: Friday, 21 December 2018

Telford and Wrekin is undertaking a broad range of work to protect local children and vulnerable adults, and this was showcased at the December meeting.

New name for Telford & Wrekin Council Early Help & Support Children and Family teams

Published: Friday, 21 December 2018

From 1 January 2019, the Children and Family Early Help teams will be known as Strengthening Families

Sexual Exploitation can happen to any child, anywhere. Tell Someone!

Published: Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Tell Someone is a campaign to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation within Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Worcestershire.

Let's protect our girls!

Published: Wednesday, 10 October 2018

The Home Office has launched a campaign to raise awareness of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Honour Based Violence Day of Remembrance 14 July 2018

Published: Friday, 13 July 2018

14 July is the National Day of Remembrance of all those lost in honour killings.

Keeping survivors at the heart of the inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation

Published: Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Telford & Wrekin Council is holding informal ‘drop in’ sessions at which any survivors of child sexual exploitation are welcome and can meet those tasked with delivering the Inquiry..

Let's show domestic abuse the red card!

Published: Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Win or lose there is no excuse! Don't stand on the side lines - SAY NO TO ABUSE!

Support for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Exploitation

Published: Friday, 25 May 2018

Telford & Wrekin Council would welcome your support in answering some questions.

Warning issued about Musical.ly app

Published: Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Musical.ly, a social network designed to share user generated music and videos contains adult material and can be used to groom children. Please ensure your child is safe when using it.

BBC documentary on Wednesday 21 February - Murdered for Love?

Published: Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Murdered for Love? follows the life of Samia Shahid who was found dead after an honour based killing, and her father and first husband were arrested. This broadcasts on BBC 2 at 9pm.

Developing Practice Briefing 1: Core Groups

Published: Friday, 26 January 2018

The first of the Developing Practice briefing notes on Core Groups is now live!

TWSCB launch second online safety briefing for parents and carers

TWSCB launch second online safety briefing for parents and carers

Published: Wednesday, 20 April 2016

The TWSCB's second online safety briefing note has arrived. This one looks at Kik Messenger, WhatsApp and Tumblr.

NSPCC Whistleblowing Helpline

Published: Monday, 15 February 2016

The NSPCC's new Whistleblowing Advice Line has been launched.

TWSCB Briefing on Online Apps - OoVoo

Published: Friday, 12 February 2016

OoVoo is an online App that children seem to love. If used properly it is a fun App but children need to be aware that they need to keep themselves safe.

NSPCC 'It's Time' Campaign

Published: Wednesday, 27 January 2016

NSPCC Campaign for improved access to therapeutic services for abused children and young people

New Practical Child Online Safety Guidance

Published: Tuesday, 5 January 2016

With all the tech children may have received over Christmas please keep your children safe online with this guidance

White Ribbon Day Event- 25.11.2015

Published: Monday, 9 November 2015

Invitation to celebrate all the pledges against Domestic Abuse that have been made locally.

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