Hanely’s Town Hall was illuminated green on Wednesday 21 November to mark the launch of the NSPCC’s ‘Light for Every Children’ Christmas appe
According to the NSPCC there are 127 sexual complaints made by teenagers in the West Midlands which the police cannot act on.
The NSPCC have relaunched a campaign to get parents and children talking about how to stay safe from sexual abuse.
Children as young as five are being groomed in Staffordshire according to leading children’s charity NSPCC.
Since the new ‘sexual communication with a child’ law came into force in April 2017, Staffordshire Police have recorded 28 offences.
Children’s charities have recently revealed that there has been an increase in the number of hate crimes against children in Staffordshire.
The figures obtained by the NSPCC under a Freedom of Information request, show that the number of children subjected to racial, religious and faith-based abuse has increased in the West Midlands.
Last year, Childline counselled more children about cyber-bullying than ever before.