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Samaritans criticised for cold-calling campaign

Following a huge number of complaints to Ofcom, the national charity Samaritans has been criticized for embarking upon a cold calling campaign across the UK.

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Posted: Oct 17th, 2012
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Bill Oddie and Kate Humble to present ‘Suicidewatch’

viewers already asking; 'Is it twitching?'Following the enormous success of the genteel seasonal programmes fronted by two national treasures, the BBC has announced that the latest observational wildlife series will be launched later this year live from HMP Wakefield.

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Posted: Jan 14th, 2010
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Real Samaritans launched to tell callers to ‘snap out of it’

A splinter group of telephone counsellors have set up a rival service to The Samaritans, with a no-nonsense ethos surmised in their slogan, ‘Quit Yer Moaning’.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2009
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Suicides soar as Samaritans put James Blunt on call waiting

‘tragic error by the person who chose the music’

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Posted: Oct 29th, 2007
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