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One Like too many: how to tell if you’re being Facebook Stalked

In 2011, cyberstalking became more common than face-to-face stalking for the first time, and it remains a significant problem. Facebook is a prime target for stalkers, due to the ease with which personal information can be shared and viewed. It’s also one of the most popular communication channels in the…

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Voice Team Update – September 2017

In July, we nervously nodded to the fact that the Voice team would be taking part in a skydive during August, in a bid too raise money for Willen Hospice. Well, we did it! And here’s the evidence: And don’t worry – we made it to the ground safely! We’re…

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The essential guide to getting back on your feet following a mugging

Mugging is a cruel act that can result in personal injury, damaged pride and loss of material possessions. If you’re ever unfortunate enough to be mugged, there are ten things you should do immediately to ensure a safe, successful route to recovery: 1. Tend to any physical trauma Muggings can…

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How to spot the early warning signs of an abusive relationship

The number of prosecutions relating to domestic violence against women and girls in England and Wales rose by 10% to 117,568 during 2015-16. The figures for domestic violence directed towards men are equally concerning, with the number of reports from male victims having increased by 80% between 2012 and 2016.…

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We’re in this together: tackling anti-social behaviour as a community

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) covers a wide range of unacceptable activity that causes harm to communities, the environment and individuals. Broadly speaking, examples of ASB include: Environmental damage Rowdy or nuisance neighbours Abandonment of cars, littering and dumping of rubbish Street drinking and drug taking Prostitution Misuse of fireworks Inappropriate use…

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Swipe left, swipe right: How to date safe online

The countless swipes; the heart-stopping nerves when meeting face-to-face; the unanswered text messages; the lack of a second date… Online dating is a tough game. Despite this, one in three relationships now start online – a statistic that demonstrates how profoundly society has been impacted by the meteoric rise in…

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Turn the lights on! 5 ways to stop tempting burglars into your home

It’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Returning to your house after a long day at work, you approach the front door and spot that it’s slightly ajar. Common sense does it’s best to provide an explanation, but there’s no escaping the fact you should be the first one home, and your…

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