Over eight out of ten adults in region back social network regulation, say NSPCC

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The NSPCC say that following a recent survey, more than eight out of ten adults in the south east back social network regulation, as they launch their plan to tame #WildWestWeb.

Tuesday, 12th February, 2019 12:25pm

By Kelly Evans with one comment

Tradesmen encouraged to report child neglect

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New NSPCC training has been launched to help tradesmen on the Isle of Wight keep children safe from abuse and neglect.

Monday, 12th March, 2018 6:13pm

By Kelly Evans with 2 readers' comments

NSPCC launch new tools to help parents ensure children are ‘share aware’

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NSPCC and O2 survey finds less than a fifth of parents are having frequent chats with their children about staying safe online. NSPCC is urging parents on the Isle of Wight to have regular conversations with their children about staying safe online

Tuesday, 16th May, 2017 10:01am

By Kelly Evans

How to handle exam stress: Tips from Childline for Isle of Wight young people

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If you know someone dealing with exam stress, this helpful advice from the NSPCC for young people, their parents and teachers should be welcome.

Monday, 15th May, 2017 3:01pm

By Kelly Evans with one comment

NSPCC call for more specialist police training as reports of child sex offences rise


Last year, the NSPCC spoke to more than 170 children on the Isle of Wight about how to keep themselves safe from abuse. The NSPCC is now calling for more specialist police training.

Thursday, 23rd March, 2017 9:08am

By Kelly Evans

New App provides counselling for young people in need


Funded by Barclays, the ‘For Me’ was invented by four teenagers who wanted to make technology benefit the community.

Thursday, 16th March, 2017 9:35am

By Kelly Evans

Online sexual abuse against children rises: How to spot the signs

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Last year in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, the Internet was used as a gateway by offenders to commit 151 sex crimes against children. Make sure you talk to your children about being safe online, spotting the signs of inappropriate behaviour, and how to report it.

Tuesday, 27th December, 2016 6:00am

By Kelly Evans with one comment

New service to help children on the Isle of Wight who are being bullied


Childline launches new video so children on the Isle of Wight can help a friend who’s being bullied. News comes as the UK marks Anti-Bullying Week (14-18 November)

Monday, 14th November, 2016 7:52am

By Kelly Evans