News and events
Here you can keep up to date with news and events from the Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board and the Herefordshire Safeguarding Adults Board, as well as from local and national partner agencies.
Click on recently published news items below, or browse older news items by month on the right hand side of the page.
News in February 2017
Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group have produced a useful guide about private fostering, specifically about identifying and notifying private fostering arrangements. Whilst it has been written for GPs, there is a great deal of information in… read more on article: "Private Fostering - information for professionals"
NSPCC have produced a guide to the social networks kids use. Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world. https://www.net-aware.org.uk/
Please see the link below raising concerns about the online game Roblox. ‘There's been a wave of reported cases of adults using Roblox to pose as children and send them lurid messages, with one 8-year old from Sunderland even receiving requests to m… read more on article: "Concerns raised about the online game Roblox"
West Mercia Police has re-launched the successful Stop Rape Now campaign after developing its latest phase, “CNOSENT, don’t mix it up”. This new phase is targeting young adults and focuses on encouraging an open discussion about consent. The aim is … read more on article: "West Mercia Police launch refreshed Stop Rape Now campaign to tackle rape and sexual assault "
School tells parents to delete MyLOL app after concerns raised that it's being used by sexual predators “We strongly advise that you talk to your child about this and our advice would be to delete the app and block the website.” A Greater Mancheste… read more on article: "School tells parents to delete MyLOL app after concerns raised "