Organisers of a domestic abuse awareness conference, which is being held today (29th August), has 'doubled in size' because of unexpected public support. What was set to be a small conference has now attracted the interest of 150 delegates.
“I care passionately about tackling domestic abuse and I’m taking an active personal lead in my role as Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria.
“This conference, which brings together partners from agencies across Northumberland, will help us work together to reduce domestic abuse and make people safer.”
The “Enough” conference in Ashington, Northumberland, is being backed by Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner. Vera Baird will give a key speech about the issue. She says it is a priority in her future plan.
The event is been organised by The Safer Northumberland Partnership and Northumberland Safeguarding Children’s Board. (NSCB)
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