Ashley Carter was bullied throughout his school years, but now he is fighting back against the bullies.Read the full story ›
A 12 year-old boy who shared a video of himself being beaten up to help fight bullying, has been given an award for his bravery.Read the full story ›
He was filmed being beaten up and then decided to share the video to highlight the issue of bullying - now life has changed for the better.Read the full story ›
Pupils at St Mark's Primary School in Worle have turned to song to get their voices heard, as part of anti-bullying week.Read the full story ›
The parents of a teenager who took his own life after years of bullying are warning parents to watch for the warning signs their child is being pushed too far.
Matthew Jones was just 17 when he died, bullied for years by a gang despite moving schools several times.
His parents believe society does not take bullying seriously enough. They have spoken to our reporter Rob Smith, in an attempt to prevent another child from becoming a victim.
Resources for anyone who is being bullied, or is concerned about their child:
Bullying UK Information on all types of bullying including school, workplace and via text messages. Parent Helpline: 0808 800 222 (Lines open 7am – Midnight)
ChildLine Support and counselling for anyone up to the age of 18 on any issue. Helpline: 0800 11 11 (lines open 24 hours)
Kidscape Resources and advice for parents and young people about bullying.
They're known as trolls, but this is no fairy tale. A new breed of bully has taken to the internet, and stays hidden from their victims - not under bridges, but in anonymous social media.
Up to seventy percent of young people* say they've been the victim of internet bullies.
In our latest update from Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - a Gloucestershire student, himself a victim, is asking schools to devote a week each year to stamping it out.
A coroner has recorded a suicide verdict on a hanged schoolgirl whose family blame cyber-bullying for her deathRead the full story ›
An inquest begins in Torquay later today into the death of a school girl from Brixham.
14 year old Izzy Dix was found hanged at her home in September. It's thought she took her own life after being bullied at school and online.
Her death led to calls for the Ask.fm website she used to be shut down.
Devon and Cornwall Police have launched a new initiative to help schools with diversity and bullying. The scheme, Local Heroes, involves videos made by young victims of hate crime and discrimination. The films will be available online as part of the education package
Students from across the South West will work with Local Heroes at roadshows to talk about issues of race, gender, sexuality, and disability. Among those giving support to the scheme are Jon and Mat Price - victims of bullying and founders of the Totnes-based Proud2Be.