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I met my ex-girlfriend whilst still at school, we spent four years at the same school but then when we…
Young Women at High Sheriff's Ladies Lunch

Young Women at High Sheriff's Ladies Lunch

Last week the High Sheriff of Nottingham held a fundraising Ladies Lunch to raise money for Equation, the charity that run the Respect not Fear website.


If you are a young person and are worried about your relationship then try to talk to someone you trust about what you are experiencing.  

There are also helplines available if you need to talk to someone about what is going on.

Call Childline free from landlines and most mobiles on 0800 11 11 to speak to someone about any relationship difficulties you or someone you know is having with their partner.

You can call the National Domestic Violence Helpline run by Women's Aid and Refuge free from landlines and most mobiles if Domestic Violence is happening at home on 0808 2000 247.

If you are a young person living in Nottinghamshire experiencing violence or abuse from your partner call Women's Aid free from landlines and most mobiles on 0808 800 0340....

If you are male and over 16 and experiencing violence or abuse in your relationship call the Mens Advice Line free from landlines and from most mobiles on 0808 801 0327. They are open Monday - Friday 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm

Both of these numbers are good to use whether you are in a same sex (lesbian, gay, bisexual) relationship or opposite sex (heterosexual) relationship.

Remember if you are in danger from your partner you can call the police on 999.