Help at hand for domestic violence

A NEW website, which campaigns against domestic violence and abuse, has been relaunched.

The Enough – action against domestic violence and abuse website at has been recreated so that it is easier to use. The site contains all of the latest points of contact for those seeking help.

Victoria Barrington, head of public protection at Northumberland County Council, said: “All members of the Safer Northumberland Partnership were keen to launch the new version of the website in advance of Christmas and the winter holiday season.

“Research shows that incidents of domestic violence increase at this time and it is important that those affected, as well as their friends and families, have access to all the help and support they need in Northumberland.”

The Safer Northumberland Partnership was created in 2009, and key partners include Northumberland County Council, Northumbria Police, Northumbria Police Authority, Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service, Northumbria Probation Service and Northumberland Care Trust.

The group, which also includes a number of voluntary organisations, aims to work in partnership to make the county a safer and more desirable place to live.