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Venus Awards

Many Gulliver CEO & Co-Founder is delighted to have received 2 nominations for the Dorset Venus Awards Venus Awards was founded nearly 10 years ago by Tara Howard to recognise and reward women in business in the local Dorset community.  Coined “The Working Women’s Oscars” the Venus Awards have since expanded accross the country and… Read more »

A Parents experience of AF support

Ground Zero for me was 11th November 2015, it was the day my world as I knew it, had fell apart.  A bomb had gone off in what I thought was a fairly good life and all that was left was devastation, hurt and loneliness.  I had a loving husband, supportive family and friends but all… Read more »

Funding Boost – DPCC Press Release

“We are extremely pleased and thankful to be supported and commissioned by the Office of the Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC). The OPCC, and Martyn Underhill in particular, have seen the vital and valuable work Acts Fast has provided families for Dorset over the last 4 years. They recognise the huge impact child sexual… Read more »

CSA – NSPCC Awareness Raising Campaign

Mandy of Actsfast has been instrumental in helping the LSCB launch a NSPCC Awareness Raising Campaign and has also supported the family of the teenager that spoke out. To read the full reports in local newspapers follow the links below: CSA / NSPCC PANTS Campaign Launch Event – 1st May 2018 Bournemouth Echo – New… Read more »

Vote for Acts Fast in the AVIVA Community Fund

Please vote for us to be able to help support more parents and families whose life has been devastated by child sexual abuse. Please click on the below link to place your 10 votes for Acts Fast Dorset. https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/17-4946 Your time in placing the votes means a lot, to the families suffering. Thank you.

Patron Angus Campbell

We are very humbled to have Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Dorset Angus Campbell as one of our patrons  

Three Girls: It may be closer to home than you think

Press Release: For Immediate Release As BBC One shows the true-life drama “Three Girls” you might be thinking that this harrowing story of child sexual abuse was unique and isolated. Sadly, children are still being abused, and groomed for abuse, all across the UK. Locally, Acts Fast, a Bournemouth-based charity, provides support across Dorset to… Read more »

Robert Montagu becomes Patron for Acts Fast.

Robert Montagu becomes Patron for Acts Fast. Acts Fast, a Bournemouth-based charity providing support for victims of child sexual abuse, and their (non-abusive) family, is proud to announce a new Patron. Robert Montagu is a highly respected psychotherapist, based near Weymouth. Having been an importer of wines, pottery and ceramics for 25 years, Robert retrained… Read more »

Generous Donation

“We are extremely grateful to have received a very generous donation, arising from Reachout’s closure. This will ensure, that we can continue our vital work in supporting families, who have been affected by chid sexual abuse”