• CSE Awareness Day

    It’s CSE Awareness Day. Even in the Rochford District we need to make ourselves aware of this important subject.

    Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a form of sexual abuse that involves the manipulation and/or coercion of young people under the age of 18 into sexual activity, sometimes in exchange for things such as money, gifts, accommodation, affection or status.

    For more information on this subject there is a dedicated website www.stop-cse.org which contains lots of useful information and what to do if you suspect someone of CSE.

  • Wickford Crime Spree

    The Echo News reports here, that our neighbouring town, Wickford, has suffered a recent spate of break-ins. With seven houses being broken into in one night. Meanwhile here in Rayleigh, one my fellow Lib Dem Councillor’s, Chris Stanley has been busy setting up a neighbourhood watch scheme in the Downhall & Raweth Ward. If you are interested in joining the NHW scheme, please get in touch with Chris via email theteam@onlinefocus.org

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    For more information on crime prevention here’s some useful links

    Police UK
    Crime Stoppers
    Neighbourhood Watch