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NCDV Online Magazine
NCDV Online Magazine

Today sees the launch of the online NCDV Magazine. The NCDV magazine is published to bring together a vast array of news that is published on a monthly basis but is scattered around the internet. We focus on domestic abuse and violence stories but occasionally we will bring you personal stories from individual survivors demonstrating…

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David Lidington needs to take a good hard look at what organisations in this sector are doing, how they are being funded and how real people are affected by cuts
David Lidington needs to take a good hard look at what organisations in this sector are doing, how they are being funded and how real people are affected by cuts

“David Lidington needs to take a good hard look at what organisations in this sector are doing, how they are being funded and how real people are affected by cuts” Responding to The Guardian’s article, Mark Groves, CEO said “Year on year we see a rise in the number of victims who cannot obtain Legal…

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#breaktheroutine
#breaktheroutine

Today sees the launch of one of the most thought-provoking videos to tackle the issue of domestic abuse in recent years. On average, high-risk victims live with domestic abuse for over two years before getting specialist help. 1.9 million people experienced domestic abuse last year and almost two people a week were killed by their…

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Modern Law Awards
Modern Law Awards

NCDV have received a commendation from the Modern Law Awards for the Best Use of Technology. Hosted by Jimmy Carr at the prestigious Hurlingham Club in South London the Modern Law Awards were launched to celebrate and identify sparkling talent and success in the modern legal services arena. ​These exclusive awards reflect the ever-increasing reorganisation, new…

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New NCDV posters for the police
New NCDV posters for the police

      New police posters and media campaign.        

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NCDV sit on award panel for London MET DA award
NCDV sit on award panel for London MET DA award

This will be the second year that NCDV has sat on the panel to judge the MPS Domestic Abuse Achievement Awards. Mark Groves, Head of Operations at NCDV said “Although its hard work it is an honor to be asked onto this panel.” Jo Keogh MBE Crisis & Risk Manager TP Capability and Support Service…

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Courts are set to close.
Courts are set to close.

91 courts are set to close if the parliamentary under-secretary of state for courts and legal aid, Shailesh Vara has his way. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33549588 Many closures will directly effect applications for protective injunctions for victims of domestic violence and abuse, previous closures have left victims having to travel for hours to get to their nearest courts and this will…

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NCDV commits to 0800 freephone number
NCDV commits to 0800 freephone number

Changes to Ofcom regulations that recently came into force have  completely confused NCDV’s callers. NCDV’s incoming number is a very memorable 0844 8044999 and the caller was charged 5p, now Ofcom have specified that the callers service provider can charge whatever they like on top the 5p for calls made from mobile handsets and they are. The…

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Media Group to help NCDV
Media Group to help NCDV

The media company BingBong Media Group has agreed to help NCDV spread awareness of Domestic Violence and the work done by the charity. BBMG will be aiding us by handling all media inquiries and creating opportunities for increased publicity in the media. They have agreed to work pro-bono in order to help the charity even further and…

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Assist Website Launched
Assist Website Launched

NCDV launched the Assist website at the House of Commons on the 14th October 2010. The assist website is the newest initiative to support police in the enforcement of Domestic Violence by allowing access to court documents at any time. The launch was a success with guest speakers Baroness Scotland and Minister Jonathan Djanogly. The…

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