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: Eleven rules for Christingle
Read the playful hints for your Christingle celebration from author Jeremy Fletcher and artist Dave Walker.
Bad traffic: Please support Anti-Slavery Day
Children are trafficked into and around the UK daily. Anti-Slavery Day draws awareness to these young people's plight, explains policy officer Natalie Williams.
Allestree Committee celebrates half a century of fundraising
At the end of Volunteers' Week we hear about a recent celebration for the Allestree Committee fundraising group who have been raising funds to support our work 50 years.
Time travelling in south London: A trip through our archives
Our archives are a sort of Narnia, tucked away in an unassuming office building, housing a rich collection of stories.
'Volunteering empowers me in ways I would never have thought possible'
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children
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.
Putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising: Fashion shows, summer parties and more!
Long-term supporter and Shipston Committee member Karen Gaymond shares with us how her fantastic group continues to hold exciting events to fundraise for The Children’s Society.