Human Trafficking How to Spot The Signs

Spot the Signs of slavery

New Gov stats show 13,000 people are victims of slavery with women forced into prostitution, domestic jobs, workers in fields, factories and fishing boats. Its a sharp increase from 2,744 in 2013. The Croydon Community Trafficking charity helps with Spot The Signs and has volunteers teaching how its done.

Olympic Spectators Buzzing Preps for Games 2014

Olympic spectators talk of opening show

Many scrambling for Commonwealth Games tickets for 2014. In 2012 there was non-stop gossip about Danny Boyle’s opening ceremony. A lot of it from the Olympic Park where people were heading for the first day’s events. Watch the video for their views

Prince Charles Bid to Curb Street Gangs

Prince Charles 50 Step up 2 Serve

The response to the call from Prince Charles to have a nation of volunteers has been outstanding. #iwill pledges to join have been pouring in since Step Up 2 Serve was launched at Buckingham Palace

Paralympics 2012 Opening Ceremony

Paralympics closing ceremony

The Olympic and Paralympic Games have ended. But at the start there was an amazing opening ceremony which stunned and enthralled more than 80,000 people in the Olympic Stadium. Seb Coe told the crowd: prepare to be inspired, prepare to be dazzled, prepare to be moved. The video has the team behind the spectacular show

Dementia Friends A Million Wanted

Dementia Friends

Coaching sessions begin in England to kick-start ‘Dementia Friends’ an initiative launched by Department of Health led by David Cameron who said the scheme is a ‘personal priority’. The aim is to give a million people an improved awareness of the condition by 2015

Glasgow Offers Olympic Games Volunteers

on the start line in Glasgow

Glasgow is latest city in search for Games Makers. Scotland has over two thousand people eager to become volunteers for the London 2012. Some were interviewed at the Glasgow Science Centre in May.

Emperors for Tea Mix Culture and Contemporary

Emperors for Tea - finale

“Emperors” who were at the Savoy January 27 were treated to a spectacular fusion of Culture and Contemporary art created by award winning designer Clare Newton. They sat at tables and were treated to Savoy’s traditional afternoon tea

Crime Award Community Policing

Crime Award Memocam a winner

‘Memocam’ cameras helped a Police Crime Award go to a team of volunteers in Leicestershire. They were used to provide evidence of criminal offences which led to a big drop in crime. Its the third time the team has won the accolade

Young Ambassadors Youth Leaders

Young Ambassadors - Myriam Roberts

Young Ambassadors is a 6 month role, engaging with kids from 14 years upwards. Launched earlier this year the programme is proving to be a huge success!

Danny Boyle and Olympics Here We Come!

Danny Boyle & showing what it takes

Danny Boyle’s Olympics opening show was a massive success. The film director’s vision transformed a British meadow into the different generations of the UK. Here he is talking about wanting to keep his dance spectacular a secret