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Young boy playing drums
As festival season begins we assemble our musical super group of celebrity supporters - find out who made the band
28 June 2014
Hundreds of young carers celebrate at the 2013 festival
The 15th annual festival for young carers begins today
27 June 2014
Matrons Howes, Pardoe, Tredy and Simmons at the St Nicholas Home, Pyrford 1930
With Wimbledon well underway, we took a look in our archives for photos of our time on the court
27 June 2014
kids on a slip 'n slide
Get together with loved ones this summer and help bring childhood back to those at risk of losing theirs
26 June 2014
Impoverished child in a cold home
Discover how to take action and make sure the government hears our ideas and concerns about the Child Poverty Strategy
25 June 2014
a family using blocks to build a wall
Our short recording features many stories about a family struggling with debt - please listen then add your message to our wall of support
24 June 2014
Several runners at this year's London Bupa 10K
Kate Wareham reports on yesterday's Bupa London 10k, including some of the more personal reasons she and others chose to run.
28 May 2012
As we launch our Fair and Square campaign, David Hounsell explains why our goals are good for young people and their families
19 April 2012
young people playing along at a holiday club
Claudia Moynihan reports on one of our first projects to receive a grant for a local community project, and that more funds are available.
24 November 2011
boy in wheelchair
For many disabled young people, mobility support means being able to lead a full life. We can't eliminate the benefit, explains policy adviser Liz Lovell.
19 October 2011
We must strengthen communities by involving children and young people, listening to their opinions and protecting intergenerational projects from budget cuts.
16 August 2011
Kate Palmer
Volunteer Kate Palmer shares her experience of being an Independent Visitor for our Salford Children's Rights programme.
07 June 2011