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: Eleven rules for Christingle
Read the playful hints for your Christingle celebration from author Jeremy Fletcher and artist Dave Walker.
'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.
Advent: What happened when I reached comedic puberty
How can we turn our eyes away from ourselves and our successes this Advent? Comedian Andy Kind shares his experiences of chasing success.
Advent: 'Let today be a day we join in with all the earth with a boogie of joy for God'
Today, Pádraig finds beauty in the brokenness and purpose in the most mundane of everyday objects.
Parents still being forced to pay over the odds for school uniforms
The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has written an open letter to head teachers, governing boards and school uniform suppliers, urging them to make school uniforms available at the best prices possible
Help our young people win £1000 for their gym project
Our gym club that helps vulnerable young people needs your vote this month
Rain, a campaign and a marathon
Our intern Lauren Devereux writes of the Fair and Square campaign launch, preparation for the London Marathon and, at last, steady rain.
Young people tell the children's minister how to make runaways safe
The children’s minister recently visited to our project in Newcastle, meeting young people and staff