Key Quotes for 2016

Key Quotes for 2016

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Last update: Sunday 18th August
 
Up to half of all children in custody have been in care at some point. This is a tragic waste of young lives which must be addressed if all children in care are to get the best start in life, an independent review chaired by the crossbench peer Lord Laming has said.
Young PeopleEkklesia Daily Bulletin - 23rd May 2016
 
Church spires in rural areas may be used to provide wireless internet access. The Guardian reports that the Church of England is offering their use as communications towers as part of an initiative to complete the roll out of superfast broadband to every home in Britain.
MediaBible Society - 20th May 2016
 
A new study has found that older women who go to church more than once a week live, on average, five months longer than those who don't. Researchers in the US discovered that fewer depressive symptoms, greater optimism, stronger social networks and lower rates of smoking were all attributing factors.
ChurchBible Society - 20th May 2016
 
Prisons in England and Wales are becoming increasingly violent and dangerous, with deaths, assaults and incidents of self-injury continuing to rise, figures seen by the Howard League for Penal Reform reveal.
CrimeEkklesia Daily Bulletin - 4th May 2016
 
The Bible has been labelled one of the most objected to books in American libraries. It is sixth in the American Library Association’s list of ten books that also includes Fifty Shades of Grey. The Association does not object to Bibles being in libraries, but supports the idea that other religious materials should be on offer such as the Quran.
Religion/SpiritualityBible Society - 15th April 2016
 
Almost 1 in every 30 people know someone who has lost their job because of their gambling habit, a new report has found. A study by employment agency Reed in Partnership showed that three per cent of British adults know a person who has lost their job as a consequence of gambling addiction.
Drugs/Alcohol/AddictionsChristian Institute - 15th April 2016
 
The majority of young people in Britain are against the liberalisation of drugs laws, a new poll has found. Research for The Independent, carried out by ORB, shows that 54 per cent of 18-24 year-olds think it should be “completely illegal” to buy or sell cannabis. Even more young people are against the legalisation of skunk cannabis, with 55 per cent opposed to a change in the law.
Drugs/Alcohol/AddictionsChristian Institute - 15th April 2016
 
Britain's wealthiest people gave away £2.66bn in the last 12 months, with Elton John and JK Rowling among the most generous celebrities, according to figures released by The Sunday Times.
MoneyCivil Society News - 18th April 2016
 
Impoverished country governments could be up to $61 billion worse off in 2016 as a result of the crash in global commodity prices and strengthening of the US dollar. This is reducing government revenue and increasing the relative size of debt payments in foreign currencies.
World IssuesEkklesia Daily Bulletin - 13 April 2016
 
Children are being exposed to sex and violence on websites their parents think are safe, a new survey has found. Research carried out for the NSPCC found that half of 11 to 17-year-olds admit to having seen pornography or graphic violence on social media, apps and games.
Young PeopleThe Christian Institute - 8th April 2016
 
The number of arrests being made for cannabis possession has fallen by 46 per cent since 2010, according to the BBC. This is despite evidence that cannabis use has remained roughly the same. Between 2010 and 2015 the number of arrests made fell from 35,367 to 19,115 in England and Wales.
Drugs/Alcohol/AddictionsThe Christian Institute - 8th April 2016
 
Adult stem cell treatment could halve the number of people dying from heart failure, a landmark study has shown. In the largest trial ever carried out, US doctors have proven that damaged hearts can be repaired using stem cells taken from a patient’s own body.
HealthThe Christian Institute - 8th April 2016
 
A total of 16 of the top 100 fundraising charities still fail Google’s ‘mobile-friendly’ test, down from 33 last year.
Odd FactsCivil Society News - 11th April 2016
 
Numbers of youth volunteers aged between 16-25 have risen by more than half, according to data published today by NCVO. The figures released today in the UK Civil Society Almanac 2016, reveal that the proportion of under-25-year-olds who claim to volunteer at least once a month, has risen by 52 per cent since 2010 - increasing from 23 per cent in 2010-2011 to 35 per cent in 2014/2015.
Young PeopleCivil Society News - 11th April 2016
 
ScotCen Social Research has released data which shows that the proportion of people in Scotland who attend religious services is at the lowest since the survey began in 1999. The proportion of people who say they are religious but do not attend services has grown from 49 per cent in 1999 to 66 per cent in 2016.
Religion/SpiritualityBible Society - 8th April 2016
 
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