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From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity
David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.
Knock knock. Who’s there?
Liz Baddaley reflects on the impact of council tax debt on children.
Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
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Catching the charity bug
Lauren Devereux visits a young people's awards programme and finds the children's exuberance inspiring.
Essex Young People's Drug and Alcohol Service launch
Kate Richardson, Marketing Manager, and Anne-Marie Charsley, Information Officer, share their experience of the launch day for EYPDAS
'I want to prove to people that poverty is a big issue in England'
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
Crying out for justice
The third week of Advent focuses on John the Baptist, whose message of repentance may be as hard for us to hear today as it was for his first listeners.