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.
Bishops’ letter highlights severe cuts in benefit up-rating bill
A letter from 43 bishops, published in the Sunday Telegraph, argues that a cap on benefits will put even more pressure on families.
Young people in care tell parliamentary group: 'We need to be listened to'
Last week four young people from our programmes spoke at the Houses of Parliament about their experiences of being in care and running away or going missing.
The many values of befriending
Being a befriender can make a huge difference in a young person's life, writes a volunteer at our LEAP programme in Leeds.
A busy year for the Seriously Awkward campaign
Since the Seriously Awkward campaign launched last June, supporters have helped us achieve a huge amount.
Young Carer’s Festival 2016
The Young Carers Festival is a chance for young people to take a break from their caring responsibilities and have fun. This year Melissa tells us about the weekend.