Tag Archives : Children and Young People


Parents across Devon and Cornwall asked to join the fight against Child Sexual Exploitation

Plymouth, Torbay, Cornwall and Devon Safeguarding Children Boards and Devon and Cornwall Police have teamed up to promote awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) to parents. To coincide with Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day on 18 March led by national charity National Working Group (NWG) all the Boards, working with Devon and Cornwall Police, local […]


Celebrations for children and young people in care in Plymouth

For the past four years, Plymouth City Council and charity Young Devon have hosted the ‘You Can Do It Too’ awards for children and young people in care across the city. The awards are a special event celebrating all the hard work and achievements of children and young people in care over the last 12 […]


If you go down to the woods today – take an explorer’s pack

Families will be able to download fabulous facts for foraging and exploring woodlands where they live as part of a fantastic initiative. The ‘Woodland explorer’ pack has just been launched and features facts on how to explore woodlands using fun wildlife investigations and craft activities. It includes guides to identifying flora and fauna in our woods as […]


Two Plymouth council workers to get MBEs

Two Plymouth City Council workers have been recognised for their work with children and young people in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Heather Ogburn who is a senior education advisor and Michelle Newman who is a team manager in children’s social care will both be honoured with an MBE. Plymouth City Councillor’s portfolio holder for […]