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Welcome to the Reading Local Safeguarding Children Board website

Reading Local Safeguarding Children Board ensures that agencies work together to keep local children and young people safe.  Our job is to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, and ensure the effectiveness of what is done by each agency that works with children.

We hope that you will find the information on this site useful and informative. If you have any suggestions about the content of the site, or wish to contact us, please use the Contact details on the right hand side

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Safeguarding is Everybody's Business

Reading Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB), in conjunction with the West of Berkshire Safeguarding Adults Board, have produced a safeguarding film to raise awareness of safeguarding issues for children and adults and how to report a concern.

Follow this link to view the film: Reading Safeguarding Video - with subtitles. Different download options are available, click on the 'Clip Info/Download' button to select.

Thank you to Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board and Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Board for commissioning the original film and Reading Football Club for their support.

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West of Berkshire LSCB Forum - Neglect (Jan 2018)

On 15th January the latest forum session from the three Local Safeguarding Children Boards for the west of Berkshire focused on neglect, and how we can tackle this locally.  The presentation from the session can be found on the right of this page.  Presentations from previous forum sessions can be found on the Training Page.

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