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Family Group Conferences This project puts families at the heart of making safe decisions and plans for children that are at immediate risk of being taken into care. Children and young people are involved in the conference along with their wider family network, and often supported by an advocate from outside the family. Together, a plan is agreed by all those involved and families agree to meet again to assess how well the plan is going and make the changes necessary to protect children. Every child, no matter what hand they have been dealt, deserves the opportunity to grow up in a stable, loving family so they can develop into confident adults equipped to take on life’s challenges successfully. For too many children, this is not the reality, and we are seeing rising numbers of children going into care. Often, their parents are struggling with problems of their own and that has an impact on the whole family. Projects like these are making sure vulnerable families get the support they need from experts who can help them address their problems head on and stop them from spiralling out of control. I want to see children to be able to stay with their family where it’s appropriate and safe for them to do that – that’s why I will continue to back innovative approaches with a track record of success in doing this, to give the most vulnerable children in our society the best chances in life. At the What Works Centre we’re really excited to be launching this programme today in partnership with the Department for Education. By conducting large scale, robust evaluations of the impacts of these two programmes, we’ll be able to help local authorities make a decisions about what mix of approaches is best for them, at the same time as ensuring that these promising practices are made available to support more families than ever before. The problem-solving Family Drug and Alcohol Court model achieves better outcomes for parents, better outcomes for children, and better value for money. It is a fair and trauma-informed approach which gives people the best chance of change and that’s why it makes for better justice. We’re delighted that this funding will enable more families and local authorities to have access to a compassionate and evidence-based approach to family justice. Four years ago when the Innovation Programme was launched we held high hopes for identifying promising practice which we could spread across England. The announcement today has turned that into a reality. Extending the reach of these tested programmes is indicative of the relentless hard work of everyone involved in developing practice to help support children and families. It is a very important milestone in our collective journey to giving the best response we can, to children, families and carers, in need of support. Executive Director of the What Works Centre Michael Sanders said: The programme is in partnership with the What Works Centre, which will oversee the implementation of the programmes in local authorities. It will gather further evidence of their effectiveness in keeping children and parents together, with the aim of spreading best practice in the future.The projects being introduced or expanded in up to 40 new areas are based on: Steve Bambrough, Associate Clinical Director at the Tavistock Clinic and member of the FDAC National Partnership, said: Family Drug and Alcohol Courts This project provides a problem solving approach to care proceedings, where a team of substance misuse specialists, domestic violence experts, psychiatrists and social workers carry out an early assessment and agree an intervention plan with parents who come before the court in care proceedings. Once in proceedings, parents begin a “trial for change”, supported by the specialist team and with regular meetings with the judge, who reviews the progress being made as well as adjudicating in the case . The Family Drug and Alcohol Court model has been evaluated previously and found to have strong evidence of a positive effect on family reunification. As well as expanding the model to new sites, innovations of the FDAC model in existing sites will be tested to see if further improvements can be made. Children at risk of being taken into care are set to benefit from programmes that tackle the root cause of family problems, by strengthening the expert support available from social workers, addiction specialists and psychiatrists.The new programme, Supporting Families; Investing in Practice, will help families work on issues together, including those impacted by domestic violence, substance misuse or addiction, in order to help create stability in the home for young people and prevent them being taken into care, where that is in their best interests. This is part of wider Government work to improve outcomes for children in need of support of a social worker, by creating home and school environments in which they can thrive.Modelled on existing Family Drug and Alcohol Courts (FDACs) and a programme known as Family Group Conferencing, the innovative new projects will be rolled out in up to 40 new council areas. The Government has today announced up to £15 million over the next year, following the emerging success of these existing programmes.Children and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi said: The £15 million investment comes on top of £84 million committed by the Department for Education in April to help up to 20 councils support families to stay together through the Strengthening Families, Protecting Children programme. These projects aim to build resilience among more vulnerable families and improve how councils design and run services.The work complements the Government’s wider programme to improve the outcomes of vulnerable children, by recruiting and training the next generation of professional social workers.Applications to the programmes can be made here. Chief Social Worker Isabelle Trowler said:
Danish pension and insurance providers ploughed nearly three times as many resources into unlisted assets in 2018 and 2019 as they did into listed equities, according to the latest central bank statistics, which quantify the continuing investment trend.The central bank – Danmarks Nationalbank – also revealed that unlisted equities had given pension providers higher profits than quoted stocks, with the more liquid securities returning 18.7% between January 2018 and December 2019, while unlisted shares had generated 20.4%.The bank said: “Unlisted investments now account for close to one fifth of I&P (insurance and pensions) companies’ total investments.”Insurance and pension companies – the assets of which are mostly pensions savings since Danish pension funds are largely incorporated as life insurers – invested DKK37bn (€4.9bn) into listed equities in the two-year period 2018/19, and DKK101bn in unlisted assets, the bank reported. Over recent years, it said in the statistics release, low bond yields and low expected returns on other assets had prompted insurers and pension funds to continue investing more in unlisted assets such as wind farms, infrastructure, forestry, unlisted enterprises, private equity funds, properties and alternative types of debt.The bank said its newly-developed statistics provided a comprehensive overview of this development for the first time.In the last two years, I&P companies’ investments in unlisted assets increased to DKK803bn in December 2019 from DKK606bn, said Danmarks Nationalbank.“This increase was fairly evenly distributed between new investments and fair value appreciations,” it said, adding that unlisted investments now accounted for almost a fifth of the sector’s total investments.The new statistics consist of data reported since early 2018 by the 45 largest insurance companies and pension funds in Denmark.The central bank said in December that it was ramping up its publication of data on the insurance and pension sector, as the industry became a more and more important part of the Nordic country’s economy.
Looking to follow up its best performance of the season, the UW women’s cross country team heads to Terre Haute, Ind., where it will compete in the NCAA Championships for the first time since 2003.Ranked 22nd nationally, the highest it has been all season, and coming off a third-place finish in regional competition, head coach Jim Stintzi’s Badgers are gelling at the right time after a slow start.”We are sort of rounding into shape, which in theory obviously is what you’re supposed to be doing,” Stintzi said.Led by junior Katrina Rundhaug, whose 12th-place finish last week earned her all-region honors, and senior Maggie Grabow, who was 21st, the Badgers look to continue their push into the offseason and next season with a formidable showing at the championships.”Probably a great day would be 13th, 14th, 15th — in that range,” Stintzi said. “If we run, and if we run the way we did last weekend, that would be something like that. But, seriously, we have to run well to do well at the nationals.”While Rundhaug has paced the team all year, Wisconsin will rely on its veterans — who have been in and out of races this year — to help it earn a solid finish.”We held ‘A Havahla Haynes out — she just wasn’t 100 percent [due to a foot injury], so we held her out. And then Christina Fiduccia has had some leg problems, who had been in our top five the whole year,” Stintzi said. “We actually tapped on Amanda Ganser, who had been in our top five last year but really had not run particularly well this year, and she really came through with flying colors. So the older athletes really came through when they needed to.”While the Badgers will look for a middle-of-the pack finish, maybe contending with Big Ten rivals Illinois and Minnesota, Duke will try to make its case for a No. 1 ranking by winning the championship for the first time in school history.Winning the title will be no small order for the Blue Devils, as the likes of Stanford, Michigan, Notre Dame and defending champ Colorado will try to upend Duke from its top spot and capture the title for themselves.Competing for Duke are runner-up finisher of last year’s championships, junior Sally Meyerhoff; ACC championship winner Shannon Rowbury; senior Clara Horowitz; ACC Freshman of the Year Whitney Anderson; and three other seniors. Amazingly, this team has won every race this season without scoring more than 33 points, compiling five new ACC records along the way.Also winning all of its competitions this season is No. 2 Stanford. Representing the 2003 national champions are Lauren Centrowitz; Lindsay Flacks; Alicia Follmar; Katie Harrington; star sophomore Arianna Lambie, who captured the regional title last weekend; Teresa McWalters and Amanda and Katy Trotter.For Michigan, who swept its fourth-straight Big Ten championship and its second-straight regional crown, a septuplet of harriers will represent the Wolverines in Terre Haute, led by sophomore Alyson Kohlmeier.The No. 4 Irish make their fifth consecutive trip to the national meet, having placed in the top 10 each of the past three years. Senior Stephanie Madia leads the pack, earning a runner-up placement at the Great Lakes Regional.Though not as strong as last year’s team, which won the championship, Colorado will still contend behind the strength of potential individual champion senior Christine Bolf. Backing her is one-two punch sophomore Liza Pascuito and freshman Jenny Barringer.The championship will probably be decided between these five teams. For the Badgers, just making the tournament was a big step.”It’s a step that I really felt we had to take this year and, you know, considering the rest of the season, wasn’t real confident that we would necessarily do that this weekend,” Stintzi said. “But I think it will help immensely.”
Share on: WhatsApp “Congratulations Pakistan on a really comprehensive victory today. Well played, deserved winners and a great result for Pakistan cricket.”— Former India opener Virender Sehwag @virendersehwag“In the unfathomable history of Pakistan cricket, this is the most unfathomable of all unfathomable cup runs.”— Pakistan cricket writer Kamran Abbasi @KamranAbbasi“Wow wow wow unbelievable performance by team green. It feels like deja’vu after winning the 1992 WCup. I am over the moon #PakistanZindabad”— Pakistan’s highest one-day international wicket-taker Wasim Akram @wasimakramlive“What a story this is. Pakistan were utterly useless a fortnight ago against India. Now they’re irresistible. It’s so fantastically unlikely.”— Cricket writer Lawrence Booth @the_topspin“Inconsistent first class structure .. No home games for 10 yrs .. No expensive Academies .. Now #CHAMPIONS Pakistan … #CT17— Former England captain Michael Vaughan @MichaelVaughan“Congratulations to Team Pakistan on their great performance in winning #CT17 And how wonderful to watch Fakhar’s raw talent in action.”— Pakistan’s 1992 World Cup-winning captain Imran Khan @ImranKhanPTI London, United Kingdom | AFP | How Twitter reacted to Pakistan’s Champions Trophy triumph over rivals India on Sunday:“The biggest thing on display today is @TheRealPCB’s heart. They played with courage and belief. Just an incredible performance by Pakistan.”— Former Sri Lanka star Kumar Sangakkara @KumarSanga2“Brilliant from Pakistan! Embraced aggression, freedom in play. Youth and experience all stood up on the biggest stage! Great scenes.”— Former New Zealand star Brendon McCullum @Bazmccullum“Congratulations @TheRealPCB How good have they been to watch .. thoroughly Deserved it !! Saved the best for last too.. #CT17Well done !!— Ex-Sri Lanka player Russel Arnold @RusselArnold69“I was hoping a team in green and gold would win. Seems there was a mix up in countries though Well done Pakistan, congrats Mickey.”— South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn @DaleSteyn62“Congratulations @TheRealPCB, the team & the whole country for such a great win.#CT17 Boys you made us happy & proud. Up & above 4rm here!”— Former Pakistan skipper Misbah ul Haq @captainmisbahpk“Congratulations to Pakistan on winning the #ct17 no one gave them a chance, but here they are well deserve Champions.. #PakistanZindabad.”— West Indies star Daren Sammy @darensammy88“Congrats Pakistan on winning #CT2017 you have to be happy for the people of Pakistan who never get to watch international games at home.”— England’s Ravi Bopara @ravibopara
3 Dec 2012 Over 70,000 get into golf during summer of sport England’s network of County Golf Partnerships (CGPs) enjoyed a hugely successful summer of sport and introduced over 70,000 people to golf in the six months to the end of September.That’s almost double the number who tried the sport in the same period last year.The number of adults (aged 16-plus) involved in once-a-week golf activity also increased. In addition, 23 Partnerships reported a total of 1381 new golf club memberships during the six months.The increases were achieved despite the challenge of the wettest summer in 100 years and the competing attractions of events such as the Queen’s diamond jubilee celebrations and the Olympics.The successes, detailed in the latest CGP Impact Report, were underpinned by:• Increased attendance by CGPs at public events to promote golf and drive people towards structured taster and coaching opportunities.• The Get into golf marketing campaign, launched in April 2012, helped the CGPs to promote a consistent message across the country.Richard Flint, England Golf’s Development Manager, commented: “These are fantastic results for the CGPs and for golf clubs. It is clear that CGPs are benefitting from working more closely together and sharing examples of best practice.“These successes are also good news for golf clubs and the PGA professionals who work with the Partnerships. They benefit from spending on coaching sessions, refreshments, green fees and memberships.”The CGP network supports grass roots golf at county level and is an integral part of the England Golf Partnership’s (EGP) Whole Sport Plan for golf. All CGPs offer activities, such as taster sessions and coaching programmes with PGA professionals, to attract beginners and returners to the game, particularly those aged 16 and over. Highlights of CGP activities over the six months included:Cheshire – a women’s project attracted 244 people with over 100 going on to further coaching and membership, while almost 2000 people took part in tasters at events including the Ricoh Women’s British Open, Cycletta and at Olympic and NHS activities.Dorset – over 16,000 people enjoyed tasters at the Olympic and Paralympic Live site at Weymouth beach.Surrey – over 3800 adults were involved in events and coaching sessions; almost 300 people were involved in university projects.Golf Weeks in the Midlands and the South West both attracted more than 2000 people to taster sessions and follow-on coaching.Overall, activities by the CGP network from April to September 2012 resulted in:A total of 70,442 people had a go at golf; an increase of 95% on the same period last year. Of those, 36,642 were aged 16 and over; an increase of 84%.A total of 10,258 people (aged 16-plus) were involved in regular, once a week, participation; an increase of 8%.
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British Horseracing Authority Share on Messenger Reuse this content Share on WhatsApp Share on Twitter Horse racing “I didn’t stay long, I didn’t even stay to see Emma’s runner. I had a little walk around and went home. To walk into your local course, where I’ve had plenty of success, and to have that treatment … To have that embarrassment, to have someone feel they can talk to you like that …“I’m aware the BHA wanted a longer punishment. But I’ve served my time and you’ve got to move on.”In response to Best’s experience the BHA issued a statement which said: “The BHA did not instruct the racecourse to deny access to Jim Best. In this instance the stewards acted to correct the misunderstanding as swiftly as possible and he was permitted to enter. BHA officials did not follow Mr Best and received no instruction to do so.”Best has no immediate plans to try to recover his licence. His wife, Suzi, applied for a licence in December in the hope of sustaining the business at their Lewes yard. The BHA has yet to make a final decision on her application.Greg Wood’s Friday tipsAscot 1.30 Bombastic 2.05 Odyssa 2.40 Archie McKellar 3.15 Musawaat 3.50 Reverend Jacobs 4.25 Niblawi (nb) 5.00 Afaak 5.30 African FriendHaydock Park 1.50 Cavatina 2.25 Forever In Love 3.00 Manshood 3.35 Memories Galore (nap) 4.10 Calder Prince 4.45 Astute Boy 5.20 Dwight DKempton Park 5.50 Cool Team 6.20 La La Land 6.50 Barton Mills 7.20 Symbolization 7.50 Poetic Charm 8.20 Arab Moon 8.50 Robbie Roo Roo 9.20 Allee Bleue Musselburgh 4.30 How Bizarre 5.05 Landing Night 5.35 Costa Percy 6.05 Masarzain 6.35 Thomas Cranmer 7.05 Brandon Castle 7.35 Thorntoun Lady Newcastle 1.40 Rastacap 2.15 Shine Baby Shine 2.50 Naaeebb 3.25 Codicil 4.00 Good Time Ahead 4.35 Regal Decree 5.10 State Residence 5.40 Nuns WalkMeanwhile the Ascot Gold Cup winner, Big Orange, will miss his much anticipated rematch with Order Of St George in the Irish St Leger at The Curragh on Sunday because of unsuitable ground.The trainer Michael Bell has decided not to risk sending his runner over due to the prospect of further rain over the next couple of days. Big Orange will now switch to the Prix du Cadran at Chantilly on the first weekend in October at the Arc meeting.“Given the prevailing ground conditions of yielding to soft I’m afraid we won’t be running,” Bell told At The Races.“There’s little point in playing away from home on a surface that doesn’t suit. It’s not next door. We have to make a decision today as regards shipping. I think it’s a no-brainer to wait and hope they get decent ground.“He’ll now go for the Prix du Cadran on Arc weekend. That’s the plan and you can get nice ground. Every time I’ve had runners over that weekend it’s always been pretty decent ground, so it’s fingers crossed for the same.“He’s been lightly campaigned and he’s a very easy horse to train and keep fit because he’s so clean winded. He makes life relatively easy.”Greg Wood’s Friday tipsAscot 1.30 Bombastic 2.05 Odyssa 2.40 Archie McKellar 3.15 Musawaat 3.50 Reverend Jacobs 4.25 Niblawi (nb) 5.00 Afaak 5.30 African FriendHaydock Park 1.50 Cavatina 2.25 Forever In Love 3.00 Manshood 3.35 Memories Galore (nap) 4.10 Calder Prince 4.45 Astute Boy 5.20 Dwight DKempton Park 5.50 Cool Team 6.20 La La Land 6.50 Barton Mills 7.20 Symbolization 7.50 Poetic Charm 8.20 Arab Moon 8.50 Robbie Roo Roo 9.20 Allee Bleue Musselburgh 4.30 How Bizarre 5.05 Landing Night 5.35 Costa Percy 6.05 Masarzain 6.35 Thomas Cranmer 7.05 Brandon Castle 7.35 Thorntoun Lady Newcastle 1.40 Rastacap 2.15 Shine Baby Shine 2.50 Naaeebb 3.25 Codicil 4.00 Good Time Ahead 4.35 Regal Decree 5.10 State Residence 5.40 Nuns Walk Share via Email Horse racing tips Since you’re here… … we have a small favour to ask. More people, like you, are reading and supporting the Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. 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Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Support The Guardian from as little as $1 – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Jim Best believes the British Horseracing Authority is still out to get him following a mortifying return to the racecourse on Monday when he was initially refused entry to Brighton by an angry gateman. Best reports that he was then tracked around the grounds by green-jacketed BHA officials, although the sport’s ruling body denies such a thing.Best’s licence to train was suspended at the end of last year after a disciplinary panel decided he told a jockey to stop two horses but he was never banned from the sport and was permitted to go racing even during his suspension, which ended in June. In the event Best stayed away from racecourses while suspended but made his return to the track on Monday at the invitation of a friend, the trainer Emma Owen, who had a horse running there.“As soon as I arrived, there was this gateman shouting: ‘You’re not allowed to come in here, you’re a banned person!’” Best said. “It was really embarrassing. I said: ‘Who told you that?’ He said: ‘The BHA have told us you’re not allowed in here!’ He was shouting it.”At Best’s insistence the gateman was persuaded to make a phone call to check on his status. At length the true position was discovered and Best was admitted.“Once I’m in, I walked around by the paddock and I noticed there were these BHA officials looking over at me. I wouldn’t exactly say they were following me but they were five feet away and you’d walk away and turn around and they’re another five feet away. You could feel their presence. 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