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StopTopps Devon launch

By Holly Whitehead / 11/03/2020 /

We had a crazy week last week, launching StopTopps in our home county with the help of Clara George, who’s Miss Devon for the second year running. It was amazing how many publications ran our story – we never expected such a response. Here were our highlights:   ITV News Westcountry   ITV News Westcountry…

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Sarah’s drink spiking experience

By Holly Whitehead / 09/02/2020 /

I was out with a few friends in a nightclub popular with students when it happened. I have no idea exactly how it occurred, but I do know I hadn’t had very much to drink at all. I guess a pill of some sort was put in my drink, but I didn’t notice anything wrong…

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Stoptopps supports Home Secretary Priti Patel with urgent plea for the control of ‘date-rape’ drugs like GHB to be reconsidered

By Holly Whitehead / 07/01/2020 /

Stoptopps are encouraged to hear that Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has called for a review of the laws around the drug GHB after prosecutors said it was used by Reynhard Sinaga, an ‘evil sexual predator’, who has been jailed for life for 136 rapes. A man convicted of 159 sex offences, including 136 rapes, will…

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StopTopps featured in One Magazine

By Holly Whitehead / 09/12/2019 /

We are delighted to have been featured in the December issue of One Magazine on page 6. In the article, Dawn Dines, Founder, discusses why she launched StopTopps: “Drink spiking is a hidden epidemic affecting far more people than statistics suggest. Last year, a series of Freedom of Information requests revealed that reported instances of…

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