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Summer fun for all the family
The school summer holidays are well underway - if you need inspiration on how to keep your little ones entertained look no further.
06 August 2014
young man in the rain
New government guidance is the first of its kind, and a crucial step forward for some of the most vulnerable children
05 August 2014
several girls knitting around a table
A hundred years ago, Britain declared war on Germany and the First World War erupted. Our archivist looks at some of the ways the war affected our work
04 August 2014
a woman and Matthew drinking tea
Matt Phelan from 4Ps Marketing was so excited after spending a day serving tea in one of our shops that he suggested his whole company do the same
02 August 2014
Family fire-fighting debts
Can you fend off multiple bills and stay out of The Debt Trap?
01 August 2014
woman eating strawberries and cream
As part of our Big Summer DO campaign, we asked shared their favourite childhood memories
30 July 2014
SCARPA Squad meet Edward Timpson MP
Many of the young people who've benefited from SCARPA’s support join SCARPA Squad – who work together to improve the lives of other young people.
16 April 2014
3 images: four children in a pram, a smiling girl and Princess Diana
As we launch our new initiative in the West Midlands, take a look at our 122-year history in the area
02 April 2014
part of an infographic titled 'ten facts about poverty'
Because this week's episode of the Channel 4 series focused on parents and families we decided to share some facts about children living in poverty
21 January 2014
a mother and her four children
Millions of families are struggling to cope this winter with rising costs of living, and you can take action to help
13 January 2014
young carer speaking to a practitioner
The secretary for education made a major announcement about young carers - our public affairs manager explains what it means
08 October 2013
A still image of a young girl who has run away
A year after launching our Runaways' Charter, we're taking a look back and saying 'thank you!' for your help making runaways safer
03 October 2013