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Guildford landmarks 'shine green' for child neglect campaign

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Guildford landmarks 'shine green' for child neglect campaign

Published at 6:16pm 3rd December 2018.

Guildford High Street is turning green this evening to raise awareness of child neglect this Christmas.

The illumination of historic High Street landmarks the Guildhall and Guildford House - in the NSPCC's distinctive colour - is in support of a campaign by the children's charity, shining a light on youngsters experiencing neglect at Christmas and all year round.

'Light For Every Childhood' will see the two buildings lighting up green from around 5pm today, through the night.

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The NSPCC says nearly a third of all calls to its helpline last year related to neglect - a figure which rises further at Christmas.

The charity describes neglect as "when parents and carers can’t or won’t meet a child’s needs. Sometimes this is because they don't have the skills or support needed, and sometimes it is due to other problems such as mental health issues, drug and alcohol problems or poverty."

The NSPCC is appealing for donations to help pay the £5 it costs to answer one call.

Adults concerned about a child’s welfare can call the NSPCC’s helpline 24/7 on 0808 800 5000.

Children and young people can call Childline on 0800 1111 or visit its website



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