Articles by Adrianne.hill@wejumphigher.co.uk

Survey for victims and witnesses of crime (Closing date 31st October 2021)

Crest Advisory, a criminal justice specialist consultancy, have been commissioned by the CPS to better understand the needs of victims and expectations of victims with whom they communicate. This will inform a review of how the CPS engages with victims and witnesses and support the development and testing of new…

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Anti-social behaviour – How Voice can help you

What is anti-social behaviour? When someone’s quality of life is affected by the actions of other people in the community, this is anti-social behaviour (ASB). Anti-social behaviour affects lots of people and often impacts lots of people in one community. If you’re experiencing persistent anti-social behaviour, aren’t sure what to…

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Anti-social Behaviour – assisting a young family

What happened? *Sammy self-referred into Voice for support as her and her young family were experiencing anti-social behaviour from her next door neighbours where they would scream at her, throw things at her house and cause criminal damage to her property. *Sammy was very fearful of going out and was…

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How do I manage my stress after experiencing a crime?

Are you feeling anxious, stressed or worried after experiencing a crime? You’re not alone. Experiencing a crime can disrupt your normal day-to-day life and sometimes it can take a while to feel like you’ve got that normality back again. Not only that, but experiencing a crime means you might experience…

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Switching off the news for better mental health #StressAwarenessMonth

There’s no doubt that lockdown has been difficult for so many. The constant rolling news and daily news stories about the pandemic can cause significant stress and it’s important during these times we take care of ourselves as much as possible. With that in mind, we’re going to look at…

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Our top 10 blogs for crime prevention during #StressAwarenessMonth

They often say prevention is key in many areas of life and it’s certainly true when it comes to crime. From protecting yourself from burglary and anti-social behaviour, to online crime and bullying, we’ve rounded up the most read blogs from our archives: We’re in this together: tackling anti-social behaviour…

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What to do if you’re being harassed or bullied on social media

Before social media, bullying and harassment were something you’d typically only experience in real life; be it in person, over the phone or in written form. Now, with millions of people glued to the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, harassment has taken on a digital form. The difference lies…

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How to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime in 2021

Earlier this week the headlines were filled with the latest scams including covid and government grants. Such scams are crippling for businesses and individuals and can significantly impact day-to-day life. In this post, we’ve picked out five ways to stay safe online in 2021. And, while it’s impossible to remove…

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