Online grooming offences rose during lockdown, police reveal

Online child grooming offences rose during lockdown with more than 13 crimes committed every day, with half involving Facebook apps, according to police figures.  The number of grooming crimes increased by 13 per cent to 1,220 during the three months of lockdown, according to the data obtained by the children’s charity NSPCC, with Facebook-owned Instagram […]

How to re-socialise our children after lockdown

But parenting experts stress two things: that although the report suggests children’s experience of lockdown was determined in large part by how much quality family time they were able to have, parents should not blame themselves for their child regressing; and,...

‘He has done more in his lifetime than most people have in 10’

There is a sign on the window of the house that Jack and Pat Charlton shared which, far away from all the unforgettable images that are conjured by just the name ‘Big Jack’, perhaps best sums up the final years of a remarkable life.  ‘A fisherman lives here with the...