The power of our shops
In only a few months our charity shops managed to gather thousands of supporters for a local campaign. Sarah interviews Carol from our Shaw shop about their role in helping children in care placed out of borough in Greater Manchester.
Thousands attending Henley Festival, helping thousands of young carers
How our partnership with Henley Festival is helping to give young carers a brighter future.
Bullying – let’s talk about it
Our research shows that bullying has a detrimental impact on children and young people; children who are bullied have lower levels of well-being, are more likely to live in poverty and may be at risk of being abused.
Young Carer’s Festival 2016
The Young Carers Festival is a chance for young people to take a break from their caring responsibilities and have fun. This year Melissa tells us about the weekend.
Lone children on the move
From today local authorities will be able to transfer responsibility formally to other local authorities. We must make sure that these young people have access to the legal support they need.
Together we did it
We’ve got some exciting news. A year ago we launched our first local campaign ‘Handle With Care’. Today we’re back in Greater Manchester meeting to celebrate its success.
Jenny’s story: Escaping abuse
Neglect led Jenny into a downward spiral of substance abuse, until she eventually became suicidal.
BenevoLent: Into the wilderness
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 1.9-15: ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.’
Christingle is our new Christmas tradition
A fun Christingle service filled with carols, nativity plays and a fancy dress competition inspired Jayne to start a new family tradition
Walking from France and running in Berlin
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Le Walk, an event that raised £2m and was the first time since the ice age that humans walked from France to England
Young people in Kent share their Olympic and Paralympic experiences
Two young people from our intergenerational project in Birchington talk about their experience carrying the Olympic and Paralympic torch