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    People in Leeds call to tackle domestic violence

    Employers, charities, schools, sports clubs along with council members and police are calling to work together to tackle domestic violence. Leaders from private, public and third sectors gathered for the Voice of Leeds Summit and discussed what >>>

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    Plans to tackle domestic violence in Bury

    Following figures that revealed there were 3,980 incidents reported of domestic abuse in the borough, plans have been drawn up to tackle the issue. Research by Bury Council’s domestic violence and abuse steering group has found that >>>

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    Domestic violence levels in Northern Ireland at highest

    Latest figures have found that there were 27,628 more reported incidents of domestic violence than the highest record in 2004.05. Police have said that the number of reports of domestic violence are continuing to rise, and from >>>

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    Welfare reforms could make it harder for domestic violence victims to leave their homes

    An expert has said that changes to housing and benefits are leaving many advice services for domestic violence victims stretched to their limits. Service director for Newcastle Women’s Aid Elaine Langshawe has said that welfare reforms are >>>

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    Support for domestic violence survivors provided by local charities

    Three local charities in Nottingham have been awarded contracts to provide services for survivors of domestic violence. A contract worth £1.2m a year has been obtained by Women’s Aid Integrated Services, Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid and Equation, reports >>>

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    New fund to support victims of domestic violence

    A £3.2m fund has been pledged to support victims of domestic violence by the government, to boost the provision of services. The fund will be open to proposals from local partnerships that show how the needs of >>>

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    Domestic violence campaign launched in Sandwell

    A campaign has been launched in Sandwell to target people who commit family and domestic violence. Run by charity Fry Housing Trust, Sandwell Council and Sandwell’s Domestic Abuse Strategic Partnership, the ‘Brighter Futures’ scheme will be running >>>

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    Wolverhampton police see thousands of domestic violence reports

    A report has found that almost 6,000 domestic violence incidents were reported to Wolverhampton police in the last year. It has been reported that an average of sixteen incidents of domestic violence were recorded each day in >>>

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    UK’s approach to domestic violence called ‘incoherent’

    The government has been criticised by the UN for lacking “a consistent and coherent” approach to tackling domestic violence against women, with further warning that the austerity agenda will further undermine the safety of individuals. A leaked >>>

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    Domestic violence to be highlighted in new film by students and police in Sunderland

    A group of students from Wearside is teaming up with police in the area to produce a film highlighting domestic violence. The first year media students and third year drama students at the University of Sunderland have >>>

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