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    President Obama highlights the issue of Domestic Violence at the Grammys! Tina Royles

    February 9, 2015

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    Domestic Violence affects so many people in the world today and yet for some it is still extremely difficult to recognise and to discuss. What a great way to get the message across then that domestic violence is an issue that should not be tolerated or accepted in our society – by getting an audience […]

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    Is it a question of one rule for one, and one for another – You Decide? By Tina Royles

    August 11, 2014

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      There is massive amount of media coverage at the moment around American Football (NFL), in fact you cannot miss it – it’s everywhere. Why because they are talking about the issue of domestic violence and abuse, whether it’s rife within the sport, how the League deals with the issue, and how it’s message comes […]

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    UK ‘Needs to get to grips’ with Domestic Violence says David Cameron – Tina Royles Domestic Violence Expert

    July 26, 2014

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    UK ‘Needs to get to grips’ with Domestic Violence says David Cameron Whilst discussing the case of Hollie Gazzard on BBC Gloucestershire, the Prime Minister David Cameron has indicated that he will look into the possibility of making Domestic Violence a ‘specific crime’ (currently in the UK domestic violence is an ‘umbrella’ word for a […]

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    Fantastic Council Initiative Making Domestic Violence Training for Staff Compulsory in Borough of Poole – Tina Royles Domestic Violence Expert

    July 23, 2014

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    What a fantastic initiative by the Borough of Poole who have trained staff ranging from Refuge collection, through to librarians. The training has been developed by officers as part of the Safer Poole Partnership, and costs around £50.00 to train each member of staff – but in essence it is actually a massive cost effective […]

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    ENOUGH IS ENOUGH this constant attack on the police has the potential to put more victims of domestic violence in danger.

    March 5, 2014

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    The police are undoubtedly a leading agency when it comes to dealing with victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Whether this is because the police’s involvement has come from a victim making contact, a neighbour who may have heard an incident going on, or by a family member, friend or colleague expressing concern. Regardless of […]

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    Taxi Boss Attempting to Link Strict Council Rules to Rise in Domestic Violence by drivers on their partners! – By Tina Royles Domestic Violence Expert & Psychotherapist

    November 14, 2013

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    “Seriously! I thought I’d misread the headline of the article in the Manchester Evening News: TAXI BOSS: RISE IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BY CABBIES IS COUNCIL’S FAULT How sad that the boss of this taxi company; Charles Oakes feels the need to link such a serious issue which on a worldwide scale destroys the lives of […]

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    When the Apple of Your Eye is Rotten at the Core. Book by Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 27, 2013

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      My Book “When the Apple of Your Eye is Rotten at the Core” is now available on Amazon in Paperback or Kindle formats. The reason behind me writing this book is to share with you my experiences both professional and personal of what domestic violence is, in its simplest of forms and with all […]

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    World Health Organization issues new guidelines on Intimate-Partner Violence. Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 27, 2013

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      While I welcome the importance of a careful approach on speaking to victims of domestic violence; (this report refers to female victims), an area that actually concerns me is the fact that the guidelines apparently:  ‘discourage[s] universal screening, on the basis that it has not produced better outcomes for women. Instead, they ask doctors […]

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    The Guardian highlights the plight of Male Victims of Domestic Violence. Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 25, 2013

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    Excellent article by Ally Fogg today (25th Sept 2013) Journalist with The Guardian which raises the awareness of domestic violence regardless of gender, and also touches on the links with disability. He is focusing on around the story of Eddie Kidd the former celebrity and world famous stuntman, who was subjected to violence and abuse […]

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    Domestic Violence Agencies Amending Remit! Domestic Violence Expert Tina Royles

    September 25, 2013

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      I think it is an important step for the council to examine this decision in more depth, to ensure that this is the appropriate and safe thing to do. It is also important to ensure that the provision of the refuges core business is not watered down in lieu of amending their remit in […]

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