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Horsforth woman campaigning to raise awareness of need to prevent abuse of elderly people

Horsforth woman campaigning to raise awareness of need to prevent abuse of elderly people

By Kudzai Chinembiri A Horsforth woman is taking action to try and raise awareness about the need to safeguard vulnerable older people, such as those with dementia. Sally Wolfe, 71, a retired librarian in Horsforth, said: “It’s very interesting because people don’t always think of adults or old people being vulnerable. “They are just as likely to be victims of […]

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Childhood trauma leads to poor health in adulthood – study

Childhood trauma leads to poor health in adulthood – study

By Terrileigh Wilkinson TEACHING CHILDREN to recognise their emotions could be the key to reducing suicide rates, says a behaviour expert. Richard Daniel Curtis, a leading behaviour expert known as The Kid Calmer, believes the hormonal level in the brain can relate to health issues children can suffer when exposed to abuse. Mr Curtis said: “If we were to focus on giving […]

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Abuse campaigner celebrates Leeds graduation

Abuse campaigner celebrates Leeds graduation

A victim who fled honour based abuse is celebrating today as she graduates from Leeds Trinity University with a first in Psychology today. Saliha Rashid, who is 21, now campaigns for victim’s rights and wants to raise awareness about the honour-based abuse that many people around Britain suffer from. Miss Rashid said: “I was told that because I am blind […]

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Children homes and schools in Leeds to be investigated over new Savile claims

Children homes and schools in Leeds to be investigated over new Savile claims

By Russell Truran Three children’s homes and schools in Leeds are to be investigated over claims of abuse by disgraced TV personality Jimmy Savile. Notre Dame Grammar School is one of the schools, in Savile’s birthplace of Leeds, to be investigated over allegations of abuse by the late TV personality. Notre Dame Sixth Form College, St. Mark’s Avenue, Leeds, stands […]

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