Changes to the LSCB

The Board are publishing the proposals for the new Multi Agency Safeguarding Arrangements ( MASA) that they are required to publish by government. Use the link to our new page on the MASA.

Neglect Campaign 2018

NSPCC/LSCB launches Neglect Matters campaign to raise awareness of child neglect in Bedfordshire The NSPCC and Bedfordshire safeguarding boards are launching a Neglect Matters campaign to combat child and adolescent neglect across the county. The children’s charity has teamed up with local authorities and health organisations to push the issue of neglect into the public….

“Deets and Squares”

Bedfordshire Police have informed us of a scam involving children and young people referred to as “Deets and Squares”. “Deets” is slang for bank details and a “Square” is a credit or debit card. Young people are becoming ‘money mules’ by handing over their bank details to fraudsters in exchange for money, making them accessories….

Pan Bedfordshire Spotlight on Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment

For more information, see attached flyer…..   Pan Bedfordshire Spotlight on CSE    

Raising awareness of adolescent neglect

A new report by The Children’s Society includes recommendations on tackling adolescent neglect for professionals who work with families – raising awareness about an issue where there remains a lack of research and guidance. Luton Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) commissioned The Children’s Society to carry out a review of the research about adolescent neglect.  The….

County Lines

There is clear evidence that County Lines are an emerging issue across the UK. Alter Ego have agreed to perform evening performances across the Luton, Bedford and Central Bedfordshire. To find out more about what is County Lines and how it affects families and young people, please click on the link below. What is County….