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Rachel Mobbs: a day in the life of a Voice Witness Care Team Leader

Before becoming involved in witness care I worked for Bedford Probation as an Employment Advocacy Officer. After three enjoyable years in that position I moved to the Department for Work and Pensions where I worked on their Welfare for Work scheme. Both roles gave me the opportunity to help people,…

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10 common reactions to trauma

The news has unfortunately been dominated recently by harrowing stories of knife attacks, and while they remain a rare occurrence, it’s understandable if you feel unnerved by the broadcasted images and tales from witnesses. You don’t have to be a direct witness of such a crime to experience trauma, therefore…

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Georgina Dixon: a day in the life of a Voice Witness Care Officer

My journey to Voice always felt like a natural career progression. While working as a pharmacy technician at Northampton General Hospital, I realised I wanted to help people more directly, and when I spotted the advert for the Witness Care Office role at Voice it seemed perfect! My dad is…

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How to settle new year anxiety as a victim or witness of crime

It’s the start of a new year, and while many are struggling with the prospect of returning to work after a long festive break, others will be dealing with something much more challenging. If you experienced crime either as a victim or witness during 2018, the signalling of a new…

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5 tips for staying Christmas party safe

We’re right in the midst of work Christmas party season, and with just two weekends remaining before the big day, you might be looking forward to letting your hair down and dancing the night away with colleagues. Every year, millions of people head to festive parties staged by their workplaces.…

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Our top safety tips for avoiding Christmas burglaries

With Christmas but a few weeks away you’ll doubtless be either planning, in the middle of, or, if you’re really organised, basking in the glory of having completed your Christmas shopping. The festive season represents one of the business periods of the year for the high street, and it’s typically…

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£250,000 to be invested to help women break the cycle of crime

Almost £250,000 is to be invested in programmes to help support women offenders and reduce the level of reoffending in Northamptonshire, thanks to new funding from the Ministry of Justice. A group of organisations led by Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold and The Good Loaf successfully submitted a…

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Delia Tekas: a day in the life of the Voice Introductions Team

My career spans about twenty-five years and has been quite varied, but it was mainly spent in Human Resources and staff development. I loved that work, but simply reached a point where I felt like I needed a new challenge, and I’ve always had an interest in psychology. I subsequently…

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