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The Death of Our Founder

19 Sep 2017

This blog from our archive department focuses on the anniversary of the death of our founder, Thomas Barnardo. We're sharing previously unseen footage and images from the funeral procession and the days that followed.

Piccadilly Lights bring colour to life in aid of Barnardo's for countdown to switch-on

15 Sep 2017

The countdown has begun for the world-famous Piccadilly Lights to be switched back on, after over nine months in darkness for major renovation work. To mark the moment, the lights’ owner Landsec is launching the #PiccadillyOn campaign in aid of Barnardo’s.

Children’s rights and leaving the EU

07 Sep 2017

As the UK edges closer to leaving the European Union (EU), Barnardo’s is part of a coalition of charities – led by The Children’s Society – calling on the House of Commons to put children’s best interests first.

Centre's work is vital in preventing new cases of FGM

05 Sep 2017

In response to the statistics released today by NHS Digital about the number of identified cases of FGM in England, the director of the National FGM Centre, Michelle Lee-Izu said:

Diana Remembered

31 Aug 2017

Twenty years ago, our former President, Diana, Princess of Wales, died tragically in a car accident. It’s one of those moments where, regardless of your thoughts on the monarchy, you remember where you were and the sadness that engulfed the world.

Barnardo's backs LGA's taxi safety call

25 Aug 2017

Barnardo's has backed a call from the Local Government Association for the government to combat child sexual exploitation by updating taxi laws.

Family History - Who do you think you are?

18 Aug 2017

This month’s blog post looks at the Family History Service, exploring some of our earliest records, the process for researching them and how we provide families with access.

Life beyond A-levels: Barnardo’s advice to teenagers getting their results

17 Aug 2017

As hundreds of thousands of teenagers get their A-level results today (Thursday) Barnardo’s is offering advice to students who lack the grades to carry on in traditional education or find jobs.

Trafficking rise: spotting the signs is vital

10 Aug 2017

Modern slavery and human trafficking in the UK is far more prevalent than previously thought, according to the National Crime Agency.

Child sexual abusers convicted

09 Aug 2017

Following the convictions of 18 people for sexually exploiting and drugging children, Barnardo's Chief Executive Javed Khan said:

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