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PLEASE FIND BELOW SOME PRESS ARTICLES RELATING TO OUR WORK WITH CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AT RISK OF AND AFFECTED BY EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE ACROSS DERBYSHIRE.

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Charity’s Plans For New City Centre Safe Space

Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, is forging ahead with plans to create a safe place in Derby city centre for young people and families where they can engage with an expanded range of support services and activities to help them...

Game On For Derby Business Community

Local companies and organisations are being invited to recapture their childhoods and compete in a series of fun sporting challenges based on the traditional school sports day. The Derby Business Games return this summer after a six year gap and will be held at...

Workshop Programme Empowers Pupils To Have A Voice

Derbyshire’s leading child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, has been appointed to work with more than 10,000 school pupils across the city and county to empower and give them confidence to stand up for their friends and intervene safely. Safe and Sound has...

Charity Run for Safe & Sound

Congratulations and thank you to Emma Healy at Kedleston Park Golf Club who has raised £1,000 for Safe and Sound after completing the Derby 10k. Safe and Sound is the golf club captain Brian Spence’s chosen charity this year – inspiring Emma to enter the event for...

Meet Karen – A Change in Career Led to Safe & Sound

Karen Ritchie is a Family Support Worker at Safe and Sound and talks here about how returning to education has enabled her to change her career path and find the job that she loves. My change of career path began eight years ago at the age of 47. Before I had my...

Tracey Harrison, Safe and Sound Charity, Derby

Safe and Sound Supports Safer Internet Awareness

Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound has joined thousands of organisations across Europe to highlight the potential dangers of the internet – particularly for children and young people. Safer Internet Day (Tuesday 6 February 2024) aims...

Festive Bikers Join Toy Run Convoy

More than 180 bikers joined a festive convoy to deliver Christmas joy to vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people across the county. The riders, dressed in festive costumes, were led by Derbyshire police’s Upright Derbyshire team and the support team...

Charity Fundraiser Limbers Up For Knock Out Challenge

A former soldier is returning to the boxing ring to raise money for Safe and Sound, Derbyshire’s specialist charity that supports young people and their families whose lives are affected by child exploitation. Harry Sloman (22) from Melbourne now works in...

Parry Creative Develops Charity’s Brand Identity

Derby-based Parry Creative has completed the first stages of a brand development project for specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, which is designed to better reflect the expanded range of services it provides to local communities. The team has...

Charity Fundraiser Limbers Up For Knock Out Challenge

A former soldier is returning to the boxing ring to raise money for Safe and Sound, Derbyshire’s specialist charity that supports young people and their families whose lives are affected by child exploitation. Harry Sloman (22) from Melbourne now works in...

Music Night Showcases Local Talent

Some of Derby’s most successful and up and coming music and dance performers will come together for a special event in the city next month to raise money for specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound. The event has been organised by Sharon Jackson, a...

Volunteering Team Lead Joins Safe and Sound

Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, has appointed a new team lead to support and grow the organisation’s growing group of volunteers. Rach Bricknell joins Safe and Sound from a children’s charity where she both volunteered her time...

Rise In Online Grooming Is a Concern For Us All

By Tracy Harrison, CEO of Safe and Sound – Derbyshire’s leading charity that supports and protects children, young people and families whose lives have been affected by child exploitation. Latest research reveals that more than 2,600 online grooming crimes have...

Charities Join Forces To Bring Colour Run To Derby

One of Derby's most popular charity events is returning to Markeaton Park after an extended break. The Derby & Burton Hospitals Charity Colour Run is set to return to the park after three years with the local charities and businesses getting on board to support...

Safe and Sound Steps Up Outreach Work in South Derbyshire

Derbyshire specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, has been appointed to extend outreach work in parts of South Derbyshire following a successful pilot programme. The pilot outreach programme originally started in Swadlincote and was stepped up...

Tracy Harrison Honorary Degree

Head of Safe and Sound Receives Honorary Degree

The CEO of Derbyshire charity Safe and Sound, which supports children, young people and families affected by child exploitation, has received an honorary degree from the University of Derby. Tracy Harrison spent 32 years in the police force, rising through the...

Celebrated Actor Joins Charity’s Fire Walk Challenge

Media opportunity: Darley Abbey Mills, Derby; Thursday June 22 starting at 5pm Derbyshire-born actor Molly Windsor will be among more than 20 people who will tackle an evening fire walk tomorrow (Thursday June 22) to raise money for the county’s specialist child...

Tracey Harrison, Safe and Sound Charity, Derby

The Value of Volunteering

By Tracy Harrison, CEO of Safe and Sound The voluntary, or third sector as it is also known, is crucial to the health, wellbeing and safety of our local communities and, as the name suggests, volunteers are the backbone of such organisations. As the head of...

New Ambassadors Fly The Flag For Safe and Sound

Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, has recruited more local people to help raise awareness of the dangers facing vulnerable children and young people. Entrepreneurs Persha Ward and Nadia Jane Asamoah as well as University of Derby...

Adventure Challenge Lined Up For Coronation Bank Holiday

Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, is inviting people to spend the King’s Coronation bank holiday tackling an action-packed fundraising challenge. Monday May 8 has been declared a Bank Holiday following the Coronation of His Majesty...

Race Night Fun For Charity Fundraisers

A Race Night, organised by local charity Safe and Sound, romped home above target – raising more than £4,000 to enable the charity to support more children and young people across Derbyshire who are victims of or at risk of child exploitation. More than 130 people...

Safe and Sound CEO Wins Regional Leadership Award

The CEO of Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound, has been recognised in the East Midlands Leadership Awards – which celebrate the people that are role models within their organisations and raise the bar for their competitors. Tracy...

Local Charity Committed to Transforming Young Lives

Local Charity Committed to Transforming Young Lives Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, is expanding its programme of inclusive youth activities and therapies as part of its commitment to supporting children and young people to move...

NK Motors – 20th Anniversary Supporters for February

NK Motors Derby, Kia Business - one of UK’s limited Kia Business Specialist Dealers is our 20th Anniversary supporter for February. Who are NK Motors NK Motors, a trusted and long-established family business is the approved Business Specialist Dealer for the Derby...