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.
Billions of reasons families with children bear the burden of the summer budget
While some policies in yesterday’s budget were welcome, such as increases in the minimum wage, gains from these will be heavily outweighed by reductions in other support for low income families, including working families.
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-week activities
If you are willing to spend more time, we have three easy options for ways to get involved and support our work.
Walking into Westminster
Lynne Woolley, our Policy and Parliamentary Volunteer, tells us all about visiting Parliament
Families need breathing space from debt
For too many children living in families struggling with debt, a knock at the door can be terrifying.
Are 16 and 17 year olds old enough to know better?
16 and 17 year olds are at high risk of becoming victims of sexual crimes
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.