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Introducing our data blog

Today we are launching our data blog bringing together a wide range of information and statistics on issues affecting children and young people.

Leicestershire MP backs charity's work for disadvantaged children

31 Jan 2013

Andrew Bridgen, MP for North West Leicestershire visited The Chidlren's Society's Ashby de la Zouch store in Market Street.

Statement on the vote for welfare benefits up-rating bill

'This bill will punish millions of children and families already struggling to make ends meet.'

Volunteers needed to help the country's most disadvantaged children

8 Jan 2013

Join our dedicated team of volunteers to help transform the lives of some of the country’s most disadvantaged children.

Our Christmas 2012 Raffle winners

The Children's Society Christmas 2012 Raffle winners are....

Our statement on the pending welfare benefits up-rating bill

'If this bill is passed, it will make it much harder for millions of children and families across the country to make ends meet.'

Joint letter in response to Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill

7 Jan 2013

This Tuesday, MPs will debate the introduction of a one per cent cap on benefit and tax credit increases under the welfare benefits up-rating bill.

Gemma’s World

7 Jan 2013

Step into Gemma’s World and see the challenges faced by children living in poverty.

Nottingham children given new year boost

2 Jan 2013

Children in Nottingham have been given a major boost thanks to the opening of a new charity shop dedicated to selling children’s clothes, books and toys.

Report reveals lack of protection for runaway children

Police forces and councils are not doing enough to protect children who run away