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News round-up

28 Aug 2013

We're sharing a wide collection of stories from across our organisation

My story: Melissa, a young carer

1 Aug 2013

Melissa, a 16-year-old young carer, talks about her caring responsibilities and what it means to be a Young Carers in Focus Champion

All things Christmas

28 Aug 2013

Have a look at some of our great fundraising ideas for the festive season

A day in the life of... Melissa, volunteer in Tees Valley

28 Aug 2013

A volunteer at one of our programmes, Melissa, provides one-to-one mentoring for a young person in Tees Valley. Here, she shares one of her days with us

'For far too many families a move into work is not a move out of poverty'

Our response to new Office of National Statistics figures on children in working households

The Big Lottery Fund's support enables us to help thousands of families

Today, the Big Lottery Fund announced that we're among a group of organisations that will support struggling parents give their children the best start in life

First steps to a better start for vulnerable 0-3 year olds in London

20 Aug 2013

A project in London has been awarded £398,200 from the Big Lottery Fund

First steps to a better start for vulnerable 0-3 year olds in Greater Manchester

20 Aug 2013

The Children's Society in Greater Manchester has been awarded £399,000 from The Big Lottery Fund

UK parents too busy to cook with their children

16 Aug 2013

Our consumer survey looks at the amount of time parents spend cooking with their children in the kitchen.

Response: The Archbishop's bold plan to increase access to low-cost loans

'The Archbishop of Canterbury should be applauded for taking such a bold stance to tackle the scourge of high cost payday loan companies'