This is aimed at all domestic abuse Champions wherever you are.
The last bulletin was sent on 12th November amidst a large number of emails bouncing back to us as undeliverable. This was compounded by a technical glitch which meant that some of you received the bulletin repeatedly. We are very sorry about that.
The spectrum stems from the Stephanou Foundation's programme called For Baby's Sake. This programme was created in response to the evidence about the life-long mental and physical health risks parental relationships cause - and about why babies are especially affected.
Well, as we near the festive season, many of us are gearing up for the Christmas gift shopping.
We are a charity who can go that bit further with private donations and regularly get queries about donating to us, especially at this time of year. So, whether you just want to simply shop online or you want to run up a mountain or just make a donation with or without Gift Aid, read on...
Operation Naseby was the name given by Thames Valley Police to their investigation into the deaths of two elderly residents from the same road in Maids Moreton in Bucks.
This sounds as if it comes out of a Midsomer Murders drama but tragically, this callous perpetrator seduced an elderly gay man whom he poisoned to death.
He then moved on to seduce a nearby elderly spinster whom he defrauded of thousands of pounds. Sadly this case has so much learning - elderly but well educated and professional victims, intimate male and female victims, coercive control, spiritual abuse - and much more.
It is critical that candidates looking for your vote are aiming to deliver DA services for victims, perpetrators and children. Our good friends at SafeLives have created a great campaign aimed to the forthcoming general election. Here is what they say:
The following is a message from Hayley, our current Chief Champ for Bucks. Having attended a recent conference hosted by the Alice Ruggles Trust, we would heartily recommend this to all our Champs in Bucks: