Anti-bullying week – a round up

The spotlight was shone on bullying this week by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. Bullying is still a big problem for young people and with the introduction of social media and technology, the nasty comments don’t stop at the school gates any more. It is for this reason awareness has to be brought to the attention of […]

YOUR VIEW: Down with the bullies

violence Bullying is something we ALL know about, with constant campaigns being made to raise awareness of bullying in schools, the workplace and slightly more recently, the danger of cyber bullying. Something that tends to be ignore more, yet is becoming a growing problem, is bullying within the entertainment industry. It’s everywhere, yet it’s continually […]

Hollyoaks aims to Beat Bullying

Channel 4 youth drama Hollyoaks is set to tackle the issues of bullying and cyber bullying in a new storyline and online tie-in. We’ve all seen character Esther Bloom suffer at the hands of her group of mates – particularly Queen Bee Maddie – but things are going to step up a gear as Esther’s […]