Latest Press Releases

Corrie's Tracy Barlow Presents Children's Achievement Awards

6 Apr 2006

Kate Ford, Coronation Street's meddling Tracy Barlow, took a break from the street to present The Children's Society's AQA Achievements Awards at The 'LACES' celebration event in Preston.

Black Young People Say They Don't Trust Youth Justice System

22 Mar 2006

The Children's Society is releasing research today that highlights the profound impact of racism on black young people across the youth justice system.

Children's Charity Flies to USA on Runaways Fact Finding Mission

6 Mar 2006

The Children's Society and Lib Dem MP Paul Burstow are flying to America to meet US Federal Government officials as part of the charity's Safe and Sound campaign to help runaway children.

Safe and Sound Reaches Number One

17 Feb 2006

The Children's Society is pleased to report that Early Day Motion 393, Protecting Runaway Children, is in top position in the current parliamentary session, having been signed by over 335 MPs ahead

Emmerdale's John Middleton Back From His Costa Caper!

14 Feb 2006

Emmerdale's John Middleton returned safely back to the UK on Friday having spent 10 days trekking through Costa Rica for The Children's Society.

Vanessa Feltz Comes A-Knocking For House to House 2007

12 Feb 2006

Broadcaster and columnist Vanessa Feltz is to front this year's House to House campaign.

Court of Appeal ruling safeguards rights for young people leaving care

13 Oct 2010

The Children's Society today welcomes a legal ruling that clarifies the duty of local authorities to provide accommodation for young people leaving care at the age of 18 where their welfare require

Experiences of children in care highlighted by BBC Panorama documentary

11 Oct 2010

'Kids in Care' highlights experiences of children in care as the government talks of the role of the 'big society'

The Children's Society's comment on the up-coming comprehensive spending review

4 Oct 2010

The Children's Society today implores the coalition government to take seriously the needs of society’s most vulnerable when they announce the comprehensive spending review.

A Festival of Childhood

23 Sep 2010

On 23 September we held our annual event A Festival of Childhood at Leicester Cathedral.

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