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Fight the fraudsters – simple security to stay cyber safe

Unfortunately, online fraud is becoming an increasingly common crime in the UK. Action Fraud, the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime, reported that £36.4million was stolen from people in the UK between April and September last year as a result of fraud, meaning over £190,000 was extracted from…

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5 super simple ways to prevent burglary

Unfortunately, burglary is one of the most common crime types we’re likely to experience at some point in our lives. But luckily, there is plenty you can do to minimise the chances of becoming a victim yourself. It may surprise you to know that over a quarter of burglaries in…

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5 tips for staying summer safe at home

When the hot weather kicks in, we find ourselves outside instead of in, slowing down instead of rushing around and generally just enjoying the sunshine that the glorious summer months bring. However, while most people are simply enjoying the warm summer days, for criminals, the longer hours and relaxed mood…

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Local hospitals sign up to support victims and witnesses of crime (press release)

Northampton General Hospital (NGH) and Kettering General Hospital (KGH) have agreed to join up with Voice, the free, confidential support service for anyone affected by crime in Northamptonshire. The three organisations came together recently to sign an agreement that will see them working together to ensure patients and staff are…

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Spring 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to the Voice newsletter! Voice is a free, confidential support service for anyone affected by crime, life changing fire incidents and serious road traffic collisions in Northamptonshire. Our services are available to anyone resident in Northamptonshire, whether a crime has been reported to police or not and regardless of when…

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How to spot signs of sexual abuse

Leaving Neverland is a documentary featuring two men, James Safechuck and Wade Robson, who claim they were abused by the pop star Michael Jackson when they were children. So shocking are the accounts of the alleged abuse, that the singer’s legacy has been called into question. Indeed, if you’ve seen…

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Meet our new Non-Executive Director, Suzanne Burke

New Non-Executive Director, Suzanne Burke, tells the story of her journey to Voice I joined the Civil Service in the year 2000 as a member of the Child Support Agency. This was quite a new agency at the time, and the work I undertook whilst in that position inspired me to…

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Duncan Ward: a day in the life of a Road Harm Co-ordinator

I joined the police in 1996 having spent a number of years in the army. Later, I became a firearms officer on the Roads Policing Unit. Armed response and traffic officers have always worked closely together, and I spent eighteen years on the armed response team, dealing with a variety…

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