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Healthy Relationships Programme

2018-11-29T13:01:36+00:00|6. Children and Young People, 8. News|

The most commonly asked question about the healthy relationships programme, particularly regarding the primary school sessions is, ‘is it necessary’? The answer is yes, but not only is it essential the pupils are loving it! Children and young people are eager to learn about relationships and often surprised and excited to learn about their [...]

First Light delivers new sexual violence services across the South West.

2018-10-02T09:19:52+00:00|8. News|

South West charity First Light today (1 October) delivers new services to support people who have been affected by rape and sexual assault. First Light is now delivering the Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) services across Devon, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly. The Plymouth-based charity has also expanded further into the South West [...]

First Light to lead £7.2 million contract for domestic abuse and sexual violence services in Cornwall

2018-05-21T16:47:04+00:00|8. News|

South West charity First Light together with national children’s charity Barnardo’s have won a £7.2m contract to deliver vital services to support people in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly who have experienced domestic abuse and sexual violence. The seven-year contract is described as “transformational” and has been awarded by Cornwall Council on behalf of [...]

First Light Camel Trail Cycle Challenge

2018-08-13T14:43:11+00:00|8. News, 9. Fundraising|

Staff and supporters at First Light will be raising awareness of their valuable work and kickstarting their Spring fundraising with a cycle challenge from Padstow to Bodmin. The team, including the chief executive, trustees and staff throughout the charity, will be tackling the 22-mile Camel Trail through some of Cornwall’s most beautiful countryside on Saturday [...]

Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) Press Release

2018-01-31T12:37:22+00:00|4. About Sexual Violence, 8. News|

PRESS RELEASE Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) Press Release - action on Disclosure and urgent sexual violence case review On Saturday 27 January, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced a package of measures to improve the criminal justice system. These relate specifically to the Disclosure of evidence to defence lawyers. Alison Saunders, the Director [...]