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MP Gives Powerful Account of Abuse (Watch)

October 03, 2019 at 12:49 pm by safespots

During the second reading of the Domestic Abuse Bill yesterday MP Rosie Duffield gave a brave and powerful account of her own experience as a survivor of domestic abuse. Her story serves as a reminder that domestic abuse knows no boundaries and can affect people from all walks of life, backgrounds, professions and cultures. In […]

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THANK YOU NATIONAL LOTTERY PLAYERS

September 03, 2019 at 11:08 am by safespots

Wythenshawe Safespots have some very exciting news! After a year long application process we are excited to announce that the National Lottery Community Fund have awarded us five years core funding. Our main costs, of staffing our fantastic team who support women day in day out, and keeping our

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Northern Soul and Motown Night

September 01, 2019 at 10:13 am by safespots

Join us for an evening of Northern Soul and Motown. With an optional 70s fancy dress contest for just £2 extra on the night, boogie the night away in retro style! With a raffle and chances to win big prizes throughout the evening, help us raise funds to help

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LIVE MUSIC NIGHT STARRING PETE EAVERS

March 26, 2019 at 10:59 am by safespots

Wythenshawe Safespots are excited to present a night of live music from Manchester’s very own Pete Eavers on Friday 10th May 2019, 7pm at Northenden Social Club. Pete Eavers is a singer/songwriter who has been playing in bands and as a solo artist around Manchester for more years than he

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Helen’s Story of Survival Makes the News

March 05, 2019 at 12:28 pm by safespots

The Manchester Evening News have, this week, published the heartrending and inspirational story of one of our Safespots women: ‘Helen Hayes never imagined that she would become a victim of domestic abuse. As a ‘middle-class’ woman working as a director at blue chip firms, she said the notion had

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This Valentines Day- Love Yourself

February 14, 2019 at 6:00 am by safespots

Valentines Day can mean different things for different people. Whether for you it is candlelit meals, chocolate hearts, roses or just another reason for the card makers to cash in, it can also be a difficult time for many. However you feel about Valentines , we want to encourage

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FGM In The News

February 11, 2019 at 11:44 am by safespots

If you or someone you know is affected by the issues in this article then please get in touch with the team at Safespots for support. FGM has featured prominently in the news this month, but what is it and why is it hitting the news? Female Genital Mutilation

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Chloe’s Legacy for Safespots (press release)

February 05, 2019 at 12:43 pm by safespots

Friday saw Wythenshawe Safespots domestic abuse women’s centre dedicate their one to one room to Chloe Poole. The 28 year old from Wythenshawe passed away in January 2018 from complications of Non-Hodgkins B cell lymphoma. The dedication, held on Safespots third Birthday and a year to the week since

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Clare’s Law Becomes Official

January 28, 2019 at 2:42 pm by safespots

Under the new Domestic Abuse Bill, people will be able to carry out background checks to see if their partners pose a threat to them. Clare’s Law will allow everyone to look into the history of their partners or those of family and friends. The Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme

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December 18, 2018 at 3:02 pm by safespots

Domestic abuse helplines are preparing for a spike in calls after Christmas Day, explaining that the festive period can be a time of “hurt and fear” for many. While people are preparing to spend Christmas in the arms of their families, for Women experiencing domestic abuse this time of

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