Bridgend Suicides

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19 Feb 2008 - this is swansea
Rising numbers of youngsters are calling the Samaritans for support following the 16 suspected suicides across the Bridgend area.The charity has reported some of its Welsh branches are handling more calls from those aged under 25 than ever before....
18 Feb 2008 - icWales
Friends of two young cousins from Bridgend who died just hours apart after apparently hanging themselves are using Bebo networking sites to plead for an end to the deaths. More than 100 young people have posted RIP messages to Kelly Stephenson and...
15 Feb 2008 - BBC News
A teenager has died in hospital after it is believed he harmed himself, South Wales Police have confirmed. Officers were called to the 15-year-old boy's home in the Cefn Glas area of Bridgend on Thursday night. His death is not believed to be...
08 Feb 2008 - BBC News
The coroner investigating the suicides of 13 young people in and around Bridgend has said he does not believe the deaths are connected. Phillip Walters said press speculation about "suicide pacts" was incorrect. Madeleine Moon, the local...
07 Feb 2008 - BBC News
More action needs to be taken if Wales is to tackle its high suicide rate, according to an MP. Madeleine Moon said she is concerned the rate of suicide is 35% higher in Wales than in England - and is holding a Westminster debate on the issue. The...
06 Feb 2008 - icWales
Another teenager has been found hanged in a South Wales community already reeling from a spate of young suspected suicides, it emerged yesterday. Angeline Fuller, left, known locally as Angie, was found hanged in the home she shared with her fiance...
05 Feb 2008 - BBC News
South Wales Police are investigating another young person's death in a community blighted by suicides. However, the force said the death of a woman, 19, in an apparent hanging at a house in Nantymoel, Bridgend, was not being linked to 13...
05 Feb 2008 - BBC News
Welsh Secretary Paul Murphy and First Minister Rhodri Morgan have discussed the spate of 13 suspected suicides in a year in and around Bridgend. Mr Murphy revealed their talks on the issue in a Commons written reply and added: "Such tragic...
31 Jan 2008 - this is swansea
A Family who have witnessed first hand the tragedy of teen suicide have called for greater action to record such deaths.Michael Rhodes, whose 13-year-old daughter Laura died after taking an overdose following taunts at school, has made the call in...
30 Jan 2008 - icWales
The funeral of a teenager thought to be the latest to hang herself in an area blighted by suicide takes place today. Natasha Randall, 17, was found hanging at her home in Blaengarw, Bridgend, South Wales, on January 17. It emerged after her death...