Posts Tagged: support activities

A survivor of child abuse, scarred but able to move on

PAUL Scates describes himself as a survivor now but remembers vividly the first time he was abused by a trusted family friend. At just eight years old, he recalls waking one night and being “frozen” while the man subjected him to the first of many acts of sexual abuse. “Eventually, when the individual left my… Read more »

Donation helps Acts Fast

A BOURNEMOUTH charity which helps victims of child sexual abuse has benefited from a £1,500 donation towards its essential support services. Acts Fast received the funds from Bournemouth Children and Families Trust (B-CHFT) ahead of World Mental Health Day on Saturday, October 10. Dr Andrew Mayers, a psychologist at Bournemouth University and Chair of Trustees… Read more »

Josh completes the Terminator Run

  Josh Travers completed the 11 mile Terminator run on Sunday 22nd February in Pewsey, Wiltshhire in 2hours 4mins and 25secs, beating his last year and first year time by 20 mins! and came 209th out of 500 runners.   All money raised Josh has kindly donated to Acts Fast. Total £387 which is fantastic, a massive thank… Read more »