Tag Archives : Safeguarding


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 […]


Plymouth launches new safeguarding training for taxi drivers

A new scheme aimed at keeping some of Plymouth’s most vulnerable people safe is being officially launched after a successful pilot. Plymouth City Council’s Taxi Licensing Team joined together with the Local Children and Adult Safeguarding Boards to offer training sessions to 60 of the city’s hackney carriage, private hire drivers and operators. The pilot […]


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 […]