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The first Middlesbrough asylum seekers' homes with controversial red doors have had their entrances repainted, the services giant with the contract to house them has said. Doors on the properties in the Gresham area will be repainted a variety of colours so that they will not be so easily identifiable…
Prisoners at a high security jail studying criminology have scored higher marks than some of the university students they were working alongside in a ground-breaking academic course. The Inside-Out programme run by Durham University with two local prisons and will now be expanded to a third, having been described as…
A property developer has said front doors will be repainted after concerns the homes of asylum seekers have been marked out in red, exposing them to racism and vandalism. An urgent review of homes in the North East has been ordered by the Home Office over the properties in Middlesbrough…
Failing children's services that are putting the lives of young people at risk will now be taken over by other councils and charities, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. Powers to trigger emergency inspections of social services departments following complaints from whistle-blowers or evidence of poor leadership are also set…
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