Government aim to tackle the use of legal highs by young people
The Home Office are calling upon youth workers and youth justice professionals to be at the forefront of a scheme tackle the use of legal highs by young...
Charities call on political parties to improve early support for children
Action for Children, NSPCC, Barnardo's, the Children's Society and Save the Children are joining forces to persuade all political parties to commit to shifting the focus of public services for children and families to early...
Safe Network external evaluation
Charities Evaluation Services (CES) would like to talk to...
UK Border Force issues warning about FGM
UK Border Force have warned of an emerging trend of "cutters" flying into Britain to practise female genital mutilation...
Research highlights 1 in 5 child deaths in England are preventable
University of Warwick research has concluded that 1 in 5 child deaths in England is the result of a preventable...
Report shows children are at increased risk in Britain's railway stations
Transport Select Committee calls for more action to safeguard young people at railway...
Keep the date: Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) focus week
Safe Network is joining forces with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to raise awareness of safer recruitment issues and how to prevent unsuitable people from working with children and vulnerable...
NSPCC share learning from the Dad Project
NSPCC has published learning from a project looking at how to better share information and advice with new...
Childcare grants scheme hits £1million
A Department for Education childcare business grant scheme has distributed £1million to new childcare businesses. There is still more money available for...
New Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) launched in the Brighton area
Brighton & Hove City Council Children's Services have launched a new Early Help Hub and Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub...
Identifying and tackling child sexual exploitation
What does your group need to know about child sexual exploitation and what can you...
Conference to kick start a three month programme focussing on FGM
Safe Network is supporting the We Are Nudge FGM conference in Nottingham on 9th October...
New gangs helpline launched
A NEW helpline has been launched by the NSPCC for those concerned about children and young people and...
Online porn too easy to access for teens
Poll finds that most teenagers think internet pornography is too easy to access; is damaging and puts pressure on them to act in a certain...
Autumn Regional network meetings 2014
The Safe Network Regional network meeting dates have now been...