On the 15th of September myself and a group of TY students bag packed in Dunnes Stores to raise funds for Barnardos Children Charity. Barnardo’s is a British charity founded by Thomas John Barnardo in 1866, to care for vulnerable children and young people. 154 more words
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Calls for a review of the judicial system and sentencing laws have been heard too often in cases of rape, manslaughter, and sexual abuse. Examples where the level of the sentence does not appear to meet the seriousness of the crime however are still prevalent. 303 more words
London Hughes, the Thornton Heath-based CITV presenter and comedian, has managed to abseil from the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit in London’s Olympic Park, and live to tell the tale. 433 more words
Grant funding of £600,000 has been awarded to four charities to help victims of child sexual abuse.
The funding, awarded to the National Association of People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC), Barnardo’s, Rape Crisis England & Wales, and Safeline Warwick, will help them provide vital services including developing services for boys impacted by child sexual abuse, boosting rape support centres, and expanding an online counselling service for victims of child sexual abuse. 280 more words