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New Safeguarding Arrangements for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The Safeguarding Partners (Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group) have agreed the new safeguarding arrangements set out in the Children and Social Work Act 2017 and can be found here. The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Safeguarding Children Partnership Board (CPSCPB) will continue the work of the previous Local Safeguarding…
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Safeguarding children and protecting professionals in early years settings: online safety considerations

To support early years settings, the UKCIS Education Working Group has developed two documents to help early years settings managers and staff consider their practice and to take steps to safeguard both children and adults online. Safeguarding Children and Protecting Professionals in Early Years Settings: Online Safety Considerations for Managers – This guide will help managers…
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Today is Safer Internet Day!

5th February 2019 is Safer Internet Day 2019 and will be celebrated globally with the theme: Together for a better internet. This Safer Internet Day is bigger than ever! With more than 2000 organisations and schools across the UK getting involved to help inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.…
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Taking action to keep children and adults at risk safe in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Friday (1 February) sees the launch of the annual local Safeguarding Awareness Month which aims to raise awareness of the importance of keeping people safe by reminding everyone that the safety of individuals is everyone’s business. Safeguarding is about keeping children, young people and adults, who are at risk from abuse and neglect, safe and…
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County lines | huge scale of drug industry revealed

The National Crime Agency has revealed that the scale of the “county lines” trade, in which criminal networks exploit thousands of children and vulnerable adults to funnel drugs from cities to towns and rural areas, could be as much as £500 million. The majority of victims groomed into working for gangs are 15 to 17-year-old boys but children as young…
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Online Safety Live

As part of The UK Safer Internet Centre, the South West Grid for Learning are delivering a number of Online Safety Live sessions across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough between the 15th and 17th May 2019. These sessions are aimed at teachers, police officers, social workers, adoption and foster professionals, youth workers and many more professionals and practitioners working with children.…
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