Protecting children from sexual exploitation is everyone’s business
In a blog for Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day, policy officer Richard Crellin considers why it is important that everyone understands how children can be better protected from child sexual exploitation.
West End kids Bake and Brew for Easter
Dance-school founder Jessica Elliot speaks about her inspiration to help young people and why she is supporting Bake and Brew with her dance students this year.
A budget for the next generation?
The Chancellor talked about acting now rather than paying later, yet this budget missed opportunities to do so.
Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed
The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.
Quiz: The Budget or Star Wars?
Today, George Osborne delivers this year's budget announcement. Also, Star Wars.
Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.
Advent: Jesus wants me for a lightbulb
But as 500 young people encircled the inside of Westminster Abbey, Christingle’s lit. I realised…
The Chancellor must deliver a Budget for low income families
With child poverty rates forecast to skyrocket, we ask the Chancellor to cut no more support for low income families
Why We Love Messy Christingle
Learn how many children making Christingle candles makes for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas.
'People say that this is the moment when their Christmas starts'
Barbara Weeks has helped organise fantastic Christingle services for the past 30 years at her church in Devon.
Gathering and sharing data on young people who run away from care
'Until it is known what is going on in local areas, no one can understand the issues or effectively intervene in the lives of these vulnerable children'
Sarah Maxwell: 'Tough n Buff is uniquely placed to get you on the road to fitness'
In support of our new 30-day fitness challenge, fitness expert Sarah Maxwell writes about why she supports the challenge, and how exercise and volunteering changed her life.