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Duchess of Cornwall visits ‘Big Manchester’ project

26 Apr 2016

Families from Manchester who are supported by the city’s ‘Big Manchester’ project had the honour of meeting Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall today.

Parliament debates taking in 3,000 extra refugee children

21 Apr 2016

Refugee children are vulnerable and need specialist help, says Barnardo's chief executive.

Christopher Biggins hosts Barnardo’s Big Brunch

21 Apr 2016

Barnardo’s ambassador, Christopher Biggins hosted a fun-filled Big Brunch with celebrity friends to raise money for some of the UK’s disadvantaged children and young people in the charity’s 150th year.

Rising number of children start school underweight, anaemic and hungry

15 Apr 2016

A new report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger has found that a rising number of children are starting their first and final years of primary school underweight, and a rising number of infants and pregnant mothers are anaemic.

Governments have failed a generation of young people, says Lords

08 Apr 2016

The majority of 14–24 year olds who do not go to university are ‘overlooked and left behind’ by Whitehall, a report by the House of Lords Committee on Social Mobility has found.

Celebrity chefs support Barnardo’s Big Brunch

04 Apr 2016

Some of the country’s top celebrity chefs have donated mouth-watering recipes to support Barnardo’s Big Brunch, raising money for the most disadvantaged children and young people in the UK in the charity’s 150th year.

Teenage runaways are at great risk of sexual exploitation in North Wales

18 Mar 2016

Barnardo’s Cymru launches report to mark child sexual exploitation awareness day (March 18)

Spring clean your wardrobe for Barnardo’s

14 Mar 2016

Barnardo’s is asking people across the UK to spring clean their wardrobes to raise vital funds for the most disadvantaged children in the country.

"Children facing similar issues today as 150 years ago" - Barnardo's Chief Executive

09 Mar 2016

Issues children faced 150 years ago, such as being trafficked and exploited, are mirrored in today’s society, says Barnardo’s Chief Executive Javed Khan.

Scale of child abuse staggering

09 Mar 2016

Barnardo's has responded to the latest UK child abuse figures, labelling the scale of crime as "staggering".

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