The Guardian Angels is a non-profit international volunteer organization of unarmed crime-prevention patrollers. The Guardian Angels organization was founded February 13, 1979 in New York City by Curtis Sliwa and has more than 130 chapters around the world. 546 more words
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THEY called themselves “The Government” because they thought they were untouchable.
A notorious drugs gang controlled the supply of potentially hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of Class A drugs around the… 2,736 more words
The father of a baby found dead with a fractured skull had been previously jailed for child cruelty and was a “massive risk”, an inquest has heard. 572 more words
Shame of 500,000 'Neets' who don't even want to work: Alert over the young not in jobs, training or education
Half of young British ‘Neets’ are not even looking for work, a damning international report has revealed.
Around 500,000 youths who are not in education, employment or training – known as Neets – have given up trying to earn a living. 475 more words
Around 100,000 teenagers whose jobs or training should be tracked by Whitehall have disappeared off the radar, parliament’s spending watchdog has said.
Margaret Hodge, the committee’s chair, said 148,000 out of two million 16- to 18-year-olds in England were known not to be in education, employment or training – widely described as Neets – and figures appeared to show that another 100,000 were unaccounted for. 270 more words