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A candle
As we begin Advent, the Bishop of Truro, Rt Revd Tim Thornton, answers the question: What is Advent about?
01 December 2013
Five young people smiling with Misha B
Singer Misha B shares her experiences growing up in impoverished areas of Greater Manchester, and calls for support for vulnerable children in the area
27 November 2013
Two leaders in Greater Manchester speak at our launch event
United behind a commitment to tackle poverty and teenage neglect, more than 40 local leaders attended the launch of our new way of working
27 November 2013
Our Advent calendar blog
Our second annual Advent calendar blog will feature videos, a cartoon, stories and more
26 November 2013
Alan Titchmarsh
Gardener and broadcaster Alan Titchmarsch is a big supporter of our Christingle services - we hope that you are joining in this Christmas, as well
23 November 2013
young girl looking over her shoulder
Yesterday, peers voiced their support for changes we proposed to stop the ‘naming and shaming’ of children involved in anti-social behaviour
21 November 2013
2 young people, Emma and Luke, part of the Children's Commission, sit at a desk
Emma and Luke host the Poverty Commission News at Five, and invite you to get involved in their and fellow young people's work
22 February 2014
Father Rob speaking to a group of children during a messy Christingle service
How do dozens of children building Christingles make for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas?
16 February 2014
young boy looking directly at viewer
While the government is committed to safeguarding unaccompanied migrant children, this week’s report is ambiguous as to what this means in practice
14 February 2014
a cat dressed as a scientist, and text: 'Keeping passwords safe is elementary'
Don't miss the highlights from our Twitter chat with online behaviour expert Ellen Ferguson in support of Safer Internet Day
12 February 2014
a cat seated at a toy computer
Which Internet Safety Cat are you?
11 February 2014
school children playing
Our Fair and Square campaign has helped bring free school meals to 200,000 more children in poverty
09 February 2014