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Young people’s top tips to stay safe online can win an iPad Mini

Thames Valley Police are inviting children and teenagers to help young people stay safe online and be in with the chance of winning an iPad Mini 2.

The force are running a competition to find the best ideas to increase awareness about online safety as part of its #ProtectYourWorld campaign this month.

Under-18s are being invited to make short films, create website pages, write stories and poems or create drawings or pictures to get across messages about issues including keeping personal information safe online, sharing images and preventing online bullying.

A panel of cyber-crime experts from Thames Valley Police will judge the entries.

The best will win the iPad Mini 2, while the runner-up will receive a Chromebook.

Click here for more information about the competition and details of how to enter. The deadline to submit entries is noon on Monday, October 3.

All entries must be accompanied by a completed parental consent form, which can be obtained by emailing

Click here for full details of the #ProtectYourWorld campaign, which also aims to help older people and small businesses stay safe online and protect themselves against fraud and other scams.