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A pharmacist accused of murdering his wife hoped to cash in a £2 million life insurance policy and set up a new life in Australia with the man he really loved, jurors were told.Mitesh Patel, 37, owned and ran a chemists with his wife Jessica (pictured), 34, who was strangled…
The Children’s Commissioner for England visited Teesside University last week to talk about the important role education can play in shaping the future of care leavers’ lives. Anne Longfield OBE was the guest speaker at the annual Raising Aspirations for Young People in Care Conference, held in partnership with NERAP…
The success of an innovative project set up to improve the quality of life for elderly and vulnerable people in Redcar and Cleveland has been highlighted in a detailed evaluation by Teesside University. The Community Agents Project which aims to support people to retain their independence and live safely in…
Researchers are spearheading a unique project to change the behaviour of teenagers and prevent them getting into dangerous situations as a result of alcohol. Dorothy Newbury-Birch, Professor of Alcohol and Public Health Research at Teesside University's Health and Social Care Institute, is leading the project after securing a £866,000 grant…
A little-know law affecting looked after children and their carers is being put under the spotlight in a short film being produced by students at Teesside University.The students are working with Middlesbrough Council’s Safeguarding and Children’s Care Services team to look at the issue of Private Fostering. A privately fostered…
The country's first safe house for domestic violence victims over the age of 45 has opened. Eva Women's Aid, based in Redcar, Teesside - which has worked with victims aged up to 80 - has opened the specialist home for older people because they have different needs. Older women are…
Five students who have been in the care system have spoken of their positive experiences studying at Teesside University. The quintet gave their views at the University’s 'Raising Aspirations for Young People in Care' conference. The conference was attended by authority teams, social workers, foster carers and education staff to…

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