Advent: The generosity of strangers
Often, individuals' stories stay with us. Sarah Teather MP shares Gemma's story and how her life has been transformed since coming into contact with our work.
Unexplored Riches in Medical History project
Today, Ian Wakeling talks about the Wellcome Trust’s Research Resources scheme to support our Unexplored Riches in Medical History project.
Why we love messy Christingle [updated]
How do dozens of children building Christingles make for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas?
Advent: Sacrificial Saviour
Frozen or warm? Generous or scrooge-like? Chine Mbubaegbu looks at the extremes in Disney’s Frozen to encourage us to think about the contrast between the darkness and light, the call to be brave in the dark as we move towards the light of salvation.
'I've learnt so much and everyone's been really helpful'
Adjoa, one of our volunteer interns, shares the highlights of her internship with us.
Child poverty map reveals deep disparities
Our new map illustrates the End Child Poverty campaign's study of poverty levels across the UK
Boys don’t cry? Young men can be victims of sexual exploitation, too
Our project in Lancashire recently hosted an event focusing on the under-addressed problem of sexually exploited boys and young men
Statistically sound summer fun and the Big Summer DO
We asked 1000 people: Do you think it’s tougher growing up now compared to your own childhood?
Grants help Captain Ketchup, Mrs Tagliatelle and others make childhood better
Claudia Moynihan reports on one of our first projects to receive a grant for a local community project, and that more funds are available.
Father Christmas, nativity scenes and young people: Christmas photos, 1930s-‘60s
The manager of our archives presents a handful of heartwarming Christmas images, drawn from our archives.
A Seriously Awkward age?
Thousands of 16 and 17 year olds are being let down by inconsistencies in the law, left without the same basic protections as younger children. Our quiz will help you find out which laws treat 16 and 17 year olds as a child and in which cases they’re seen as adults.