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Childline Launches New Smartphone Counselling App

Childline has launched an app that is the first to provide counselling to young people in need of help directly through their mobile devices.

The app has been named ‘For Me’ to ensure that it can be discreetly installed. 263 more words

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Another award for Challenge Wales | Wales' Tall Ship

It was the end to a busy week in Challenge Wales Towers. But what a week it became!

Our first residential of the season was about to start, a 9 day voyage from Cardiff to Lymington on the South Coast. 517 more words

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Identity Fraud Reaches Record Levels

Identity theft cases reached record levels in 2016 with young people a growing target, the fraud prevention organisation Cifas says.

Almost 25,000 victims of fraud were aged under 30, with the number of under-21’s defrauded rising by a third. 571 more words

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Still room at the IDYW conference plus can we measure and treasure character?

On Thursday I’m contributing to a Centre for Youth Impact event, ‘The Measure and the Treasure: Evaluation in personal and social development’ in London. It’s sold out. 310 more words

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Facebook Policy Chief: Social Media Must Step Up Fight Against Extremism

Social networks such as Facebook need a more proactive approach to countering extremism and hate speech than simply deleting extremist posts, the tech giant’s head of policy said at the South By South West (SXSW) Festival on Saturday night. 492 more words

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Worrying Letter 'X' Snap Chat Craze Sweeps UK

Parents are being urged to learn more about the ‘Letter X’ Snapchat phenomenon sweeping the UK. The craze encourages children to post “the most vile abuse imaginable”. 387 more words

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