Please see below a link to the Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen eNewsletter from August 2017: Healthwatch_BwD_Newsletter_Aug_2017 read more →

19 Jul 2017
July 19, 2017

7 Minute Briefing: Sexting

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Lancashire LSCB have developed a 7 minute briefing on the topic of ‘Sexting’. This covers information such as ‘why it matters’ and ‘what to do’. To download the 7 minute briefing, please click on the link below: Sexting June 2017 read more →

The Pan-Lancashire LSCB Online Safeguarding Group have developed a Sexting in Schools and Colleges: Flowchart for responding to incidents. To download the flowchart, please click on the link below: LSCB Sexting Flowchart read more →

18 Jul 2017
July 18, 2017

Information Update: July 2017

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from July 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 18.07.17 read more →

Please find below a short animation, produced by Blackburn with Darwen Council in partnership with Public Health Wales, tells the story of a young boy growing up, and how his experience with ACEs have affected his life. It also explains the roles that different agencies can play in preventing them and supporting those impacted.  .. read more →

21 Jun 2017
June 21, 2017

Peace Charter

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Please find below a link to the Peace Charter, developed by young people from schools across Blackburn with Darwen. This is a set of principles, developed and agreed by the pupils themselves, focusing on mutual respect and promoting community cohesion. To view the charter, please click on the link below: Peace Charter read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update, From 16th June 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 16.06.17 read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update, please click on the link below: Information Updated 03rd May 2017 read more →

02 May 2017
May 2, 2017

CSE Social Media Library

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Please find below a link to the CSE Social Media Library, which contains details on 133 different social media apps that can be used by young people. CSE Social Media Library read more →

The Home Office has produced some useful guidance for young people to ensure they know the law and understand the risks. Information can be accessed via the link below: Indecent Images of Children Guidance for Young People read more →

21 Mar 2017
March 21, 2017

Healthwatch BwD March Newsletter

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Please see below a link to the Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen eNewsletter from March 2017: HWBWD Enews March read more →

13 Mar 2017
March 13, 2017

Information Update – March 2017

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from March 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 13th March 2017 read more →

The South West Grid for Learning (who are a lead partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre) have produced a short article for parents on managing their children’s screen time – technology rather than TV. It is written from both a parent and professional perspective. Click on the link below to access the article: Parenting.. read more →

06 Mar 2017
March 6, 2017

Free Safeguarding Resource

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Please find below a link for H2B Safer for Professionals. This service provides regular updates, guides and video that you can use to increase and add to your knowledge to safeguard children in the digital age. You can also sign yourself for free updates. H2B Safer for Professionals   read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

Online Safeguarding Website

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Please find below a link to the Lancashire Online Safeguarding Website. This has been developed by Local Safeguarding Children Boards in Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen. This includes information for parents and carers, teachers and professionals, as well as news and events. Lancashire Online Safeguarding Website read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

CSE Guidance February 2017

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Please find below a link to the new Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Guidance from February 2017. This includes definition and a guide for practitioners, local leaders and decision makers working to protect children from child sexual exploitation. CSE Guidance 2017 read more →

06 Feb 2017
February 6, 2017

Disrespect Nobody Campaign

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The Home Office launched its ‘Disrespect NoBody’ Campaign last week (this runs until the end of March) aimed at preventing young people, both boys and girls aged 12 to 18 years old from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships. The advertising will be seen during Hollyoakes, the Brit Awards, Big Bang Theory, Spotify, and.. read more →

06 Feb 2017
February 6, 2017

E-Safety FAQs

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Please find below a link to an E-safety document which features frequently asked questions, including ‘what does e-safety training look like?’ and ‘what should be included in our e-safety policy?’. To view the document, please click on the link below: E-Safety FAQ read more →

02 Feb 2017
February 2, 2017

Information Update – February 2017

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from February 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 2nd February 2017 read more →

The LSAB have recently produced a new Safeguarding Snapshot focussing on the new Adult Safeguarding Continuum. This explains the background, why it matters, information and what to do. To view the snapshot, please click on the link below: snapshot-adult-safeguarding-continuum read more →

05 Jan 2017
January 5, 2017

Safeguarding Snapshot: Online Safety

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Online safety is fundamentally safeguarding where technology is involved. Children and young people spend a lot of time online – it can be a great way to explore, socialise and have fun. However, the online risks facing our children and young people do not conform to geographical boundaries and requires a collective approach across all.. read more →

21 Dec 2016
December 21, 2016

Information Update – December 2016

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from 20th December 2016, please click on the link below: information-update-20th-december-2016 read more →

01 Dec 2016
December 1, 2016

LSAB Annual Report and Business Plan

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To view the Local Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report for 2015-16 and Business Plan for 2016-17, please click on the link below: lsab-annual-report-2015-16-and-business-plan-2016-17 read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update, please click on the below link: information-update-23rd-november-2016 read more →

07 Nov 2016
November 7, 2016

Safeguarding Snapshot: CSE

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Please see below the latest Safeguarding Snapshot, which focuses on Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). This covers why it matters to be aware of the signs of CSE, information on grooming, and what to do if you identify a child or young person may be a victim of CSE. to view the snapshot, please click on.. read more →