Staying safe

Parents want their children to be safe – but you know that you can’t keep them ‘wrapped up in cotton wool’. Bumps and bruises are all part of growing up – of trying out new skills and of learning to be independent. At the same time none of us want to see children seriously hurt or killed in accidents or as the victims of crime. 

The Staying Safe section of this website provides information, advice and services available in many areas of family life to keep both adults and children safe from harm, including:

Related advice and information

  1. Who to contact if you are worried about a child or young person
  2. Reporting issues to the Council (Report It)
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