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How to stay taxi safe in Northampton

Travelling by taxi is one of the easiest ways to get about if you’re planning to have a drink while you’re out, or simply don’t want the hassle of having to find parking. Providing you stick to licensed cabs, they’re largely a safe way to travel. Despite this, you may…

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Inspiration FM talks to Voice Chief Executive, Fiona Campbell

Northampton-based radio station, Inspiration FM, recently spoke to Voice Chief Executive, Fiona Campbell, to find out about the work her team performs to help victims of trauma. Click below to listen to the interview in full: Transcript In England and Wales, an estimated 1.9 million adults aged between 16 and…

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A new home, amazing team and brilliant partners: why I love my role at Voice

By Fiona Campbell A little background… I worked for the Crown Prosecution Service for twenty-nine years, and during that time I was always very interested in the journeys taken through the criminal justice system by victims and witnesses. I was also on the commissioning board for SARC in Northamptonshire (which…

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Voice Northants and EMAS offer new referral process for domestic abuse victims

At Voice, it’s vital that victims and witnesses of crime are able to access our support services quickly and conveniently, whenever they’re required. It’s for this reason that we’ve worked hard to build a number of relationships with key partners and organisations throughout the county to ensure the Voice service…

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May 2018 at Voice Northants: over 800 support referrals received

At Voice, we’re dedicated to helping victims and witnesses of crime cope, recover and thrive, and our fantastic team of specialist support workers and volunteers works tirelessly to support those most in need. We think it’s important to keep a keen eye on statistics, and we’d like to share a…

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How to continue living your life under the threat of knife crime

The latest police figures have revealed there was a 22% increase in the number of knife crime incidents last year. This only factors in the cases that were reported to the authorities, which means the true extent of the problem may be even greater. The same study shows that 33%…

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Bereaved Parents Raise Money for Voice for Road Harm

Andrew Savage was just 24-years-old when he died. “He asked if we could buy him a motorbike to commute to work on,” explains Andrew’s father, Steve. “Being an ex-biker myself, I said ‘yes – as long as you’re careful’. And he was; he did his CBT and took his safety…

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How to come to terms with losing items of sentimental value

  We all own items which are valuable to us not because of what they’re worth, but because of what they represent. And, when taken from us, the feeling of loss can be overwhelming. If you have lost something of sentimental value (perhaps after a burglary, house fire or mugging)…

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