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Hazard Alley - Latest News

 

A Big Thank you to the Health & Safety Team at Network Rail (Aug 16)

 

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A big thank you to the health and safety team at Network rail who very kindly volunteered to help out during the summer holiday break.  They were very busy along side our own volunteers painting and decorating and giving the centre a spring clean !

 

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Thank you to Willmott Dixon - A new Building Site Scenario ! (Aug 2015)

 

"At Willmott Dixon we believe in giving back to local communities and supporting young people in any way we can.  We are pleased to have provided the centre with a special zone on contruction, which aims to engage young people about the dangers found on a building site.  We also want to thank all our our sub-contractors that supplied materials and time free of charge for this project.

Hazard Alley is a great example of how communities can support and educate children, the centre is a great way for children to learn outside of the classroom and have new and challenging experiences".

 

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               Staff from Willmott Dixon and the Safety Centre pictured in the new scenario

 

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World Cup Rugby Star Ben Cohen MBE visited the Safety Centre on 24th May 2012.

 

As part of the UK launch of his charity, he met some very excited children from Eastfield Primary School whose visit was funded by a grant from the Ben Cohen Standup Foundation.

 

The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation is the world's first foundation dedicated to raising awareness of the long-term, damaging effects of bullying, and funding those doing real-world work to stop it.

 

"we are very pleased to support an innovative project such as Hazard Alley, at the Safety Centre in Milton Keynes.  We are particularly passionate about the Internet Safety element, which helps improve young people's awareness of the dangers of chat-room banter and what constitutes cyber bullying," Ben Cohen

 

The children learn life-skills, which will remain with them throughout their lives.  The Safety Centre promotes strategies to help children deal with bullying alongside many other safety messages in a unique experiential way. 

 

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The Safety Centre opened in 1994 as a partnership-based community safety project involving Thames Valley Police, Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service, health authorities, local government, other statutory organisations and the private sector. The centre is not centrally funded and as such relies heavily on donations and sponsorship.