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Aberdeen-based father's 24 hour challenge for children

21 Aug 2015

Father of one, Dave Thompson from Aberdeen, has undertaken a gruelling challenge over nearly 24 hours to raise money for the largest children's charity in Scotland, Barnardo's Scotland.

Join the Wild Swim for children

21 Aug 2015

People of Dumfries and Galloway are being invited to join in the swimming fundraising extravaganza, Wild Swim, at the Galloway Activity Centre on 12th September 2015. Whether you're swimming for fun or for charity, there's a water-based challenge available for the whole family!

Put your stamp on the new school year by showing you believe in children

18 Aug 2015

Are you wondering how you can put your stamp on this new school year? Barnardo’s Scotland has the answer with an easy stamp-collection initiative you can get involved with in your school today!

Response to new research on children's education

18 Aug 2015

Following a survey carried out by Career Colleges where three in four students say school is too focused on passing exams and not enough on preparing for the workplace, Javed Khan, chief executive of the Barnardo’s, said:

20,000 apprenticeships should be earmarked for care leavers

18 Aug 2015

Barnardo's has urged the Government to reserve thousands of apprenticeships for ‘looked after’ 16-18 year olds who are in or leaving the [foster] care system.

Barnardo's celebrates Big Days Out this hols with Groupon

11 Aug 2015

Groupon has revealed the top 42 nostalgic activities UK parents would most like to preserve for their children, to mark the launch of its Big Days Out charity campaign with Barnardo’s

3.1 million to help victims of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham

03 Aug 2015

Children and young people in South Yorkshire who have been or who are at risk of being sexually exploited will be getting more support from Barnardo’s specialist workers, thanks to a 3.1 million injection of partnership funding.

How will you show you believe in children?

28 Jul 2015

Raising funds for charity doesn’t always mean pulling on your trainers. You don’t have to undertake months of training or sweat it out with gruelling challenges to show you believe in children! Barnardo’s Scotland has an option for everyone when it comes to fundraising for children.

Barnardo’s Scotland thank multi-tasking fostering carers

27 Jul 2015

Children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland Fostering thanked foster carers Sheryl and David Grant today, 27 July 2015, at a celebration held at the charity’s fostering offices in Glasgow. The couple were rewarded for their fostering, fundraising, professional and volunteering support they give to the charity.

Local company take on series of challenges for children

24 Jul 2015

The team at recruitment consultant’s KBM Resourcing in Forfar are braving the great outdoors in the name of charity with a series of challenges to show they believe in children.

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