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The Neighbourhood and Homewatch Network are working closely with Get Safe Online to promote online safety, most recently regarding children's use of the internet. You'll find some excellent new advice pages for parents by visiting their website here and selecting 'Safeguarding Children'.

Get Safe Online has also enlisted the help of independent experts to provide free, practical advice on topical child internet safety issues, and is inviting parents to sign up to receive regular email updates.

To sign up, please click here

Ed "This is becoming a very important issue and we would recommend parents to sign-up for the updates"

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