MPs discuss our Seriously Awkward campaign in parliament
Yesterday in parliament 16 MPs came together to debate our report ‘Old enough to know better?’ and challenge the Government to better protect 16 and 17 year olds at risk of sexual exploitation
Advent: Keeping wonder alive
What keeps me going after 30 years is knowing that Christingle is not just a pretty prelude to Christmas, but a real opportunity for us to do something meaningful to impact the lives of children and young people in our community.
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
Advent: The Naked Chef
Back when Jamie Oliver was referred to as the ‘Naked Chef’, Ben was eight and shared that nickname from his approach to mince pie making. 17 years on, not too much has changed.
Advent: Good Christmas gift options
Our alternative Christmas gifts help bring cheer to children we support.
268 years of Christingle
For our first Christingle service, held in December 1968 at Lincoln Cathedral, we expected 300 people but some 1500 attended the celebration.
'Some children don't get as much as us at Christmas and many don't even get anything to eat'
Primary school pupils Alasdair, Dan and Bethany talk about what they learned the day a Children's Society volunteer speaker visited their school
Warming up to the Autumn Statement
This is what we want to see on Wednesday when Chancellor George Osborne delivers a joint Spending Review and Autumn Statement that set out spending priorities for the next five years.
A missing children register will help police and young runaways
By including a missing children register in tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor would provide better support when a child goes missing