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East London teenager named runner-up in Young Builder of the Year

20 Oct 2017

A 16-year-old from Hackney who turned his life around with support from Barnardo’s has won second place in the national Young Builder of the Year Awards.

Barnardo’s triumphs at Pink News awards

19 Oct 2017

Barnardo’s has won an award for improving LGBT equality at the Pink News Awards in Westminster last night.

Trafficked children need specialist foster placements, says Barnardo’s

18 Oct 2017

Trafficked children need specialist foster care placements to reduce the risk of them going missing or being retrafficked, says Barnardo’s on Anti-Slavery Day.

Young carers learn kitchen and greenhouse skills with The Botanist

13 Oct 2017

Young carers supported by Barnardo’s Indigo Project in Ilford are being taught essential cooking skills by experts from The New World Trading Co’s Botanist pub brand.

Barnardo’s welcomes Government plans to make internet safer for children

12 Oct 2017

Barnardo’s welcomes proposals in the Government’s Internet Safety Green paper published today to help protect children by making Britain the safest place in the world to go online.

Barnardo’s child sexual exploitation services see big rise in numbers

12 Oct 2017

Barnardo’s has today reported a steep 38 per cent rise in the number of people its essential child sexual exploitation (CSE) services are supporting across the UK.

Grooming victims like Corrie’s Bethany often face threats and intimidation on their journeys to justice

02 Oct 2017

Victims of grooming and child sexual exploitation like Bethany Platt in Coronation Street often face threats and intimidation on their journeys to justice, Barnardo’s has found.

People’s Postcode Trust grant will help teenagers build skills through Barnardo’s

27 Sep 2017

A Barnardo’s programme supporting scores of teenagers from Tower Hamlets and Hackney has been given a 20,000 funding boost from the People’s Postcode Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

Jeremy Corbyn has 'a pizza the action' with Barnardo's care leaver Tyrone

26 Sep 2017

Jeremy Corbyn took time out from his party’s conference to start making pizzas with a care leaver who is being supported by Barnardo’s.

Charity Commission chief hears about challenges facing care leavers

25 Sep 2017

Care leavers supported by Barnardo’s spoke frankly about the challenges facing young people in their situation at a breakfast meeting with Helen Stephenson CBE, Chief Executive of the Charity Commission.

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