Children's mental services attacked

Barry And District News: A new new task force will aim to make improvements to mental health services for children

6:03am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Mental health services for children have been criticised as "stuck in the dark ages", by the care and support minister.

Focus on trafficking amid probes

Barry And District News: Police officers stand by the main entrance to Tilbury Docks in Essex, where a group of immigrants was found in a shipping container

7:37am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Almost 50 victims of human trafficking are discovered in the UK each week, Government figures have shown as police continue to investigate two separate cases of people smuggling.

Cliff pulls out of charity event

Barry And District News: Sir Cliff Richard's apartment was searched by police last week

4:34pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Sir Cliff Richard has pulled out of a charity event after finding himself at the centre of a police sex abuse investigation.

Jails 'face pressures, not crisis'

Barry And District News: Justice Secretary Chris Grayling, who has denied the prison system is in crisis despite concerns about violence and the suicide rate behind bars.

6:24am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has denied the prison system is in crisis despite concerns about violence and the suicide rate behind bars.

Coach overturns on seaside day trip

Barry And District News: Emergency services at the scene of a bus crash on the southbound carriageway of the M5 in Gloucestershire

10:55am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A trip to the seaside for a group of children could have turned into a tragedy when a coach crashed and overturned on a motorway.

Man dies in Eastbourne pier fall

Barry And District News: The man who died had been working on Eastbourne Pier, which was damaged by fire last month

11:21pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A man fell while working on the fire-damaged Eastbourne Pier today, and died from his injuries.

Man arrested over container death

Barry And District News: A man was found dead in a shipping container at Tilbury Docks in Essex

2:58pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Two men are being held in police custody over separate allegations of people trafficking.

Lib Dems criticised over Rennard

Barry And District News: Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard faced allegations of pestering women

10:07pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

The Liberal Democrats have been accused of failing to stick up for women after Lord Rennard had his suspension from the party lifted.

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