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The first-hand experiences of young lesbian, gay and bisexual people in north-east Wales have been collected in a free booklet produced by The West Rhyl Young People's Project and the Health Promotion Service. The book has won a Youth Work in Wales Excellence Award and is available from: Resources, The Health Promotion Service, 01352 755543.

BARNARDO'S CHILDCARE PUBLICATIONS

Making an Impact, a training pack and reader for professionals working with children and women affected by domestic violence, produced with the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Bristol University, and the Department of Health. It costs pound;120; reader only pound;15 from: the NSPCC, 0116 234 0804.

Whose Daughter Next? Abuse through prostitution - a report and video on the exploitation of children in British cities. Cost: pound;8.50 report; pound;9.99 video or pound;15 the two from: Barnardo's, 01268 520224 (ext 267).

DIVORCE AND CHILDREN

Five leaflets from The Children's Society aiming to help children and families cope with separation. They are entitled: When your parents split up and Living in a new stepfamily for children; Your children's needs during separation and divorce and Your children's needs in their new stepfamily for parents; and Helping children in a changing family for other adults. Cost: pound;1.25 each for up to ten; 95p each for over 50 (add 10 per cent for postage). Details: Avril Gearing, 0171 837 4299 (ext 366).

HEALTH: INVOLVING YOUNG PEOPLE

The Health Education Authority has produced guidelines to encourage professionals to consult young people when planning and evaluating services. They are contained in two reports, Positive Participation and Health Promotion with Young People: an introductory guide to evaluation. pound;12 each from: Marston Book Services, 01235 465565.

PETS PROJECT PACK

This free key stage 2 cross-curricular pack from the National Canine Defence League aims to help teach children about responsibility for their pets and other people. In addition, trained presenters from the NCDL will visit schools with a puppet and slide show. Details: Jennifer Smith, 0171 837 0006 (ext 656), or write to: NCDL Youth Education, 17 Wakley Street, London EC1V 7LT.

ORDNANCE SURVEY: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Full-colour wall map from OS features all the new UKauthorities, European Union regions within the UK and county boundaries as they existed at the end of the 19th century. Called Ordnance Survey United Kingdom Administrative Boundaries Wall Map, it costs pound;5.95 from OS stockists and approved educational suppliers. Details: 01703 792000; Website: www.ordsvy.gov.uk

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