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.
Gospel singer urges carol singers to ‘grab fundraising buckets’
Carol singers across the country are being urged to raise money to tackle child sexual exploitation by gospel singer Lurine Cato.
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.
Quiz: How well do you know Christingle?
A million people took part in Christingle last year. How many candles did they need?
As it happened: Teens in Crisis, the 2015 Edward Rudolf Debate
We led a national debate on 19 November, tackling the question: Are we failing our nation’s teenagers?
Shine a light for those whose lives are shrouded in the darkness of exploitation
In the lead up to Advent, Stephen Keyworth, Head of Faith and Society at the Baptist Union for Great Britain, tells us how Christingle fits in to the season.
Making sure vulnerable children are Seen and Heard
This week we launched a brand new initiative to help young victims of sexual abuse. The project commissioned by the Department of Health, trains health care staff to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation.
'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.
'If you want to run away to disappear from your life, then you're not going to be found'
Young people tell us why they run away and how we can help, Elaine Hindal writes
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.
New funding announced for children’s mental health services
Every day our services work with many children whose well-being and mental health are affected by issues they face, such as abuse, neglect and substance misuse. With long waiting times for services and high thresholds for mental health assessments, these children often miss out on the vital support that would enable them to move successfully into adulthood.