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Raking it in

In this week’s blog, Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East looks at the diminishing trust the public has towards charities and what we as a sector must do to combat this. 1,112 more words

Youth Focus: North East

Little Mix and the promotion of Bullying

“When we see on Twitter that some of our fans are going through it now we find it so upsetting”, here we see a direct quote from Little Mix band-member Leigh-Anne Pinnock regarding 2014’s anti-bullying campaign set up by BeatBullying known as The Big March, yet having seen the video to their latest ‘hit single’ Black Magic just a handful of times, I find myself both troubled and confused. 450 more words


Get Stuffed

Come on then, God;

Tell me where the F**** you do want me to be.

Come on. I’m waiting.

Because you rejected me again today. And I could formally complain about the unfairness of the interview process – because it was underhand (and everyone thought I was suspicious for thinking this) – and I could sue the church for utter unprofessionalism, resulting directly in loss of earnings, but let’s face it, where would that get me? 112 more words


How effective is your charity?

Following the cautionary tale of BeatBullying the Charity Commission has drawn attention to its 15-question checklist on charity operations in the current economic climate.

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Charity Commission

Cyberbullying: Does it exist?

Whilst bullying has traditionally involved physical, psychological and verbal abuse, an increase in the use of technology and social media has given rise to new form of abuse called cyber bullying. 362 more words


Who cares if you’re hurting?

This week, commencing Monday 17 November, is Anti-bullying week. Almost 45,000 children talked to ChildLine about bullying last year. One parent working with one of our HeadStart projects shares her story. 415 more words

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A few words about BeatBullying

Some of you may have seen the headlines in the past few days about the charities Beatbullying and Mindfulluk going into administration. Some of the the reports that I have read have placed a negative tarnish on the charity. 393 more words

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