Miners Charity Single for Christmas Number One

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Who will hold the Christmas number one song this year? Today is the last day of sales before the number one is announced tomorrow, and there are several charity singles in the line up as well as reality TV stars. Three of the charity singles are from Yorkshire and one of them is a group…

Abuse can cause poor health and living standards decades later

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A recent study by University College London has suggested that children who have suffered abuse are more likely to have, “poor health and living standards” later in life. The research which was undertaken as part of the Public Health Consortium followed the lives of 8,076 people from when they were born to the age of…

Jordans Solicitors Donates to Food Banks

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Jordans Solicitors have donated food to food banks in Dewsbury and Wakefield. As we all know, Christmas is an expensive time of year.  The majority of us are lucky enough to have a happy, healthy Christmas with friends and family, with a warm home and enough food to satisfy us. Unfortunately however, as is clear…

The Conveyancing process explained

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Here at Jordan’s Solicitors, we know that buying a house is a complex process. Therefore we want to give our clients a brief guide explaining the conveyancing process. Our property team at Jordan’s are experts in dealing with property transactions. We know that efficiency, negotiation, and timing all play a critical part to achieving a…

Buying a Property with a Mortgage

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Often when you buy a property with a mortgage the lender will request us to act on their behalf as well. This is because the lender’s and the buyer’s interests are usually the same – to ensure the property is being bought with good title and it is worth the amount being paid for it (or what they are…

Fears of Child Abuse in Cricket

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The England and wales Cricket Board (ECB) has asked former police chief constable, Jane Stichbury to investigate child abuse in their sport as it has emerged that nine coaches have been named as paedophiles. The view will take the form of revisiting, “current practices and processes around safeguarding” and another ECB member Lucy Pearson will…

Football Child Abuse Inquiry extends to Leicester City

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Edward, also known as Ted Langford who worked for Leicester City as a team talent scout in the 1980’s is the subject of an official inquiry by the Football Association in relation to child abuse allegations. Langford who is deceased was jailed in 2007 for three years after admitting three charges of indecent assault and four charges…

Hundreds of police accused of sexual exploitation

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Over 300 police officers are accused of using their positions to sexually exploit their victims. The Watchdog was asked by the former Home Secretary Theresa May, to fully investigate the extent of the problem at the beginning of this year. The figures were gathered over the last two years to the end of March. The…

Matt Le Tissier Speaks about Sex Abuse Allegations in Football

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Matt Le Tissier former England and Southampton football player has said that he was, “given a naked massage “by Bob Higgins. Bob Higgins was a former youth officer at Southampton Football Club and has been accused of historical sexual abuse against former young players. Matt Le Tissier who started playing for Southampton when he was…