November 2023

Online Safety Bill: divisive internet rules become law

2nd November 2023

After years of debate, the government’s controversial Online Safety Bill, which aims to make the internet safer for children, has become law. It seeks to force tech firms to take…

Thai cave rescue: Duangphet Phromthep killed himself at school in UK

2nd November 2023

The captain of the Thai football team trapped in a cave for several days in 2018, took his own life while at school in the UK, a coroner has ruled. Duangphet…

Safeguarding messages delivered to Telford students in touring theatre show

1st November 2023

The topics of grooming, bullying and mental health were a few of the difficult topics explored with Telford College students with a visit from a touring theatre company. Loudmouth specialises…

Child protection enquiry total hits new annual high but proportion finding abuse continues to shrink

1st November 2023

The number of annual child protection enquiries has hit a new high but the proportion of those finding abuse or neglect has continued to fall, official figures show. Directors warned…