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Child Sexual Exploitation - Awareness Day for Parents - Wednesday 13th May, 2015

Child Sexual Exploitation - Awareness Day for Parents - Wednesday 13th May, 2015
Posted: Tuesday, 12th May 2015

Phoenix - The Specialist Team responding to CSE in Tameside and across Greater Manchester - has organised an Awareness Day for all parents.
Appointment of New TSCB Independent Chair

Appointment of New TSCB Independent Chair
Posted: Wednesday , 14th January 2015

DAVID NIVEN, one of the most highly respected figures in British Social Care, has been appointed the new chair of Tameside Safeguarding Children Board.
NSPCC Share Aware

NSPCC Share Aware
Posted: Friday , 9th January 2015

The NSPCC is launching a public education campaign, called Share Aware, to help parents keep their children safe online.
Strategic Priorities 2014/2015

Strategic Priorities 2014/2015
Posted: Monday , 5th January 2015

TSCB Lay Member Position

TSCB Lay Member Position
Posted: Thursday , 30th October 2014

Are you interested in the health, happiness, success and future of our children and young people? Do you think you have the knowledge and skills that could make a contribution to promoting their welfare and protecting them from harm?
HUB Flyer

HUB Flyer
Posted: Tuesday, 23 August 2014

We are excited to be launching our Public Service Hub in Tameside on Wednesday 1 October 2014.
Four New Tools and Resources

Four New Tools and Resources
Posted: Friday, 13th June 2014

Four new documents have been added to the tool and resouces section of professionals.
New statutory guidance for schools and colleges has been published by the Department of Education

New statutory guidance for schools and colleges has been published by the Department of Education
Posted: Friday, 4th April 2014

New statutory guidance for schools and colleges has been published by the Department of Education. “Keeping Children Safe in Education” sets out what schools and colleges must do to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18.
Thresholds Launch and Feedback from Serious Case Reviews

Thresholds Launch and Feedback from Serious Case Reviews
Posted: Thursday, 3rd April 2014

These sessions mark the launch of Tameside’s new Thresholds for Assessment and the Continuum of Need. All agencies working with children, young people and their families should send representatives from their service.
New Website

New Website
Posted: Friday, 28 March 2014

The new look Tameside Safeguarding Children Board website went live today and we would like to thank those professionals, parents and carers and children and young people, who have helped us to develop the site.
New Thresholds Guidance

New Thresholds Guidance
Posted: Friday, 28 February 2014

New Thresholds Guidance. Children and young people in Tameside should be able to grow up in circumstances where their needs are met and they are safe.
Working Together To Safeguard Children 2013

Working Together To Safeguard Children 2013
Posted: Monday, 25 March 2013

The Department for Education has published Working Together to Safeguard Children 2013.
Greater Manchester Safeguarding Procedures Manual

Greater Manchester Safeguarding Procedures Manual
Posted: Friday, 01 March 2013

The Safeguarding Procedures Manual is a new, online, regional resource which establishes a set of common multi agency safeguarding policies for use across Greater Manchester.
Trust Your Instinct

Trust Your Instinct
Posted: Wednesday, 21 November 2012

TRUST your instinct is the main message of the new TSCB campaign aimed at protecting children from abuse. We are appealing for people to trust their gut feeling if they have concerns about a child or young person and to report it.
Independent Safeguarding Authority - Event 17/01/13

Independent Safeguarding Authority - Event 17/01/13
Posted: Wednesday, 14 November 2012

The Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA)'s role is to help prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups including children.
Publication of Child K Serious Case Review

Publication of Child K Serious Case Review
Posted: Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Tameside Safeguarding Children Board today published the Overview Report and Executive Summary from Child K Serious Case Review.
Results of online core group survey

Results of online core group survey
Posted: Monday, 13 February 2012

Thank you to all of you who completed the online survey about core groups in Tameside.
Tameside Safeguarding Children Framework - 2011 Edition

Tameside Safeguarding Children Framework - 2011 Edition
Posted: Tuesday, 25 October 2011

TSCB has published its revised version of Tameside Safeguarding Children Framework which now reflects the requirements in Working Together 2010 and learning from Serious Case Reviews conducted by TSCB in 2009-11.
Relocation of Specialist Services & Safeguarding

Relocation of Specialist Services & Safeguarding
Posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2011

The Children's Social Work Teams that have been based at 56 Warrington Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne are now based at The Denton Centre, Acre Street, Denton, M34 2BW Tel: 0161 342 4477 with immediate effect.
The Voice of the Child: learning from serious case reviews. OFSTED

The Voice of the Child: learning from serious case reviews. OFSTED
Posted: Friday, 16 September 2011

A recurrent theme from serious case reviews is that not importance is given to listening to the voice of the child.
Government Response to Munro Review

Government Response to Munro Review
Posted: Thursday, 25 August 2011

The government response to the Munro Review has been published.
Focus Groups

Focus Groups
Posted: Monday, 01 August 2011

In 2010 TSCB held Focus groups with groups of practitioners and managers from different agencies across Tameside.
Publication of Serious Case Review Executive Summary re Child B

Publication of Serious Case Review Executive Summary re Child B
Posted: Thursday, 27 January 2011

Tameside Safeguarding Children Board today, 27th January 2011, publishes a Serious Case Review Executive summary, relating to Child B.
Protecting Children from second hand smoke

Protecting Children from second hand smoke
Posted: Friday, 11 March 2011

The Tameside Tobacco Alliance is very keen to ask at least 1000 families to sign up and ‘pledge’ that they will provide a smoke free environment and protect children from second hand smoke.
Good Assessment Practice - Training

Good Assessment Practice - Training
Posted: Tuesday, 04 January 2011

New training in Good Assessment Practice is now available from Tameside Children's Trust.
Ten Pitfalls and how to avoid them

Ten Pitfalls and how to avoid them
Posted: Monday, 13 December 2010

This document identifies common practice pitfalls in initial assessments of children living at home. It is published by the NSPCC and based upon research conducted by academics and managers in Children’s Services.
Children Are Unbeatable!

Children Are Unbeatable!
Posted: Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Tameside Safeguarding Children Board has given its support to the aims of Children Are Unbeatable!
Lay Members TSCB Vacancies Announced

Lay Members TSCB Vacancies Announced
Posted: Thursday, 07 October 2010

Tameside Safeguarding Children Board (TSCB) is seeking to appoint two Lay Members who will be volunteer members of the TSCB Strategic Board.
Anti-Bullying Week 15th - 19th November 2010

Anti-Bullying Week 15th - 19th November 2010
Posted: Friday, 24 September 2010

Anti-Bullying Week sends a clear and positive message that bullying is neither acceptable nor inevitable in our schools and communities. Anti-Bullying Week 2010 will take place from 15-19 November.
Publication of Serious Case Review Executive Summaries

Publication of Serious Case Review Executive Summaries
Posted: Tuesday, 24 August 2010

The TSCB today (24th August 2010) publishes two Serious Case Review Executive summaries, re Child C and Child D. These are unrelated cases and neither involves the death of a child.
Road Safety Analysis

Road Safety Analysis
Posted: Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Child Road Safety Risk – report identifies variations by areas
Working Together is published

Working Together is published
Posted: Wednesday, 14 April 2010

The new edition of Working Together to Safeguard Children has been published in March 2010. This is the central government document that provides statutory and non-statutory guidance for practitioners, policy makers and managers. The TSCB Safeguarding Children Framework will be revised to reflect the changes.

What to do if you are worried about a child

If you think a child is being abused or mistreated or you have concerns about a child’s well-being please contact one of the numbers shown on this page.

Your phone call could help to safeguard a child who may be at risk.

If the situation is immediately dangerous for the child then ring 999 and ask for the Police.

If the child is not in immediate danger contact:

Children's Hub

  • Monday to Friday during office hours - 0161 342 4101
  • Monday to Friday outside office hours and weekends and public holidays – 0161 342 2222
  • GM Procedures Manual
  • Safeguarding concerns can be reported to the Children's Hub using the Online Electronic Referral form