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#BeBurnsAware

Hair Straighteners 1 in 10 parents of under-fives admit their child has suffered a serious burn from hair straighteners or tongs. Suddenly I heard a really horrible cry. Jack was on the floor scr...

1000 Children in Care. Be a Foster Carer

This campaign is being delivered in conjunction with the Northamptonshire Foster Carers’ Association and with September being a key time for enquiries about becoming a foster carer, there wil...

2015 News Archive

Looking for an old news item? This is where to find it. The list down the right hand side of the page has all of the news articles we published during 2015. Why not scroll down and have a look.

2016 News Archive

Looking for an old news item? This is where to find it. The list down the right hand side of the page has all of the news articles we published during 2016. Why not scroll down and have a look.

Be Water Aware

On average, more than 400 people drown in the UK each year and nearly 60% of these are children and young people. Most drownings are preventable, water may look safe, but it can be very dangerous. ...

Cabinet Approve Additional Support For Northamptonshire Care Leavers

New measures to help care leavers in Northamptonshire make the transition to living independently have been agreed by Northamptonshire County Council’s Cabinet. Training flats will be crea...

Child N - Serious Case Review

Download the Overview Report Child N Serious Case Review - Overview Report (PDF 692KB) Child N Serious Case Review - 6 Step Briefing (PDF 268KB)

Drive to Raise Awareness of CSE Continues

A two-year communications strategy for CSE has been agreed by all the relevant partners and can be viewed here. This follows the appointment of a communications officer dedicated to raising awaren...

Female Genital Mutilation Awareness Campaign

The general awareness raising campaign is currently underway with the strapline 'FGM is child abuse'. Campaign Poster            &nbsp...

Forced marriage

Forced Marriage is when pressure or abuse is used to make someone marry against their will.

Inspectors Praise Support For Northamptonshire Children With Special Educational Needs

A review of services for children in Northamptonshire with special educational needs has praised the effectiveness of the support on offer. Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission inspected how h...

Inspiring Young People Honoured In The 2017 Northamptonshire Youth Ambition Awards

Young unsung heroes have been honoured at a special ceremony in the Northamptonshire Youth Ambition Awards 2017. The awards, organised by Northamptonshire County Council, were presented at a speci...

Kayleigh’s Love Story

You may have seen national media publicity about the case of a 15-year-old schoolgirl from Leicestershire who was groomed online last November and subsequently raped and murdered by her groomer&rsq...

Launch Of New Corporate Parenting Strategy

A new Corporate Parenting Strategy has been launched in Northamptonshire which sets out the county’s commitment to support children in care and care leavers. The new Corporate Parenting Stra...

Mayday Trust Launches Innovative Three Year Homelessness Project in Northamptonshire

Mayday Trust will deliver a new three-year programme designed to combat homelessness in Northamptonshire and help people in times of need. ‘Be the Change’ is a new intervention designe...

More Respite Carers Sought For Disabled Children As Family Link Service Celebrates 30 Years

Northamptonshire County Council is looking to recruit new Family Link carers to provide short respite breaks for disabled children. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Family Link service,...

New Children’s Services Organisation Awarded Government Funding

Northamptonshire County Council has been awarded almost £4million from the Department for Education towards the creation of its new children’s services organisation. The new organisati...

New Counter Terrorism Campaign Launched Aimed at Young People

The national counter-terrorism police has launched a new campaign aimed at bringing the ‘action counters terrorism’ messages to young people. In a campaign aimed at 11-16 year olds,&nbs...

New Resources to Teach Children and Young People about the threat of CSE via Online 'Live Streaming' Platforms

To raise awareness of the emerging threat to children and young people of CSE and CSA via online ‘Live Streaming’ platforms, on 6th November, the CEOP Education team released a number o...

Night Time Economy - CSE Resources

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Northamptonshire County Council Receives Almost £1m To Create New Childcare Places

New childcare places for working parents will be created in Northamptonshire from September thanks to a Government grant of almost £1 million. The new places will be created for three and fo...

Northamptonshire Youth Ambition Awards Are Back!

The search is underway for young unsung heroes in Northamptonshire with the launch of the 2017 Youth Ambition Awards. The awards are organised by Northamptonshire County Council to showcase some...

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Safe sleeping for your baby - Share a room, not a bed

Northamptonshire SCB has re-launched its Safe Sleep campaign to ensure all new parents are aware of how to ensure your baby sleeps safely at all times. Click on the images below to download the lea...

Signs of Safety is coming to Northamptonshire

Signs of Safety is an internationally successful model which will transform the way we work with children and families across the county. The Signs of Safety model is intended to help practitioner...

Thresholds and Pathways

A new version of 'Northamptonshire Thresholds and Pathways' is now available, replacing the earlier version published in May 2014.

Violent Extremism and Radicalisation

The NSCB has produced information on the procedures for identifying and dealing with the growing threat to children and young people vulnerable to violent extremism and radicalisation.

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