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Growing Up – Gardening Project Success for young people with Disabilities

26 Feb 2015

Achievements of young trainees of the Barnardo’s Scotland Growing Up Project will be acknowledged with the presentation of certificates by Colin Stirling of the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society, at an annual awards ceremony on Friday 27 February in Dundee.

Barnardo's statement on Department for Education investigation

26 Feb 2015

Barnardo's CEO Javed Khan said:

An Unfair Sentence - The hidden cost of parental imprisonment on Scotland’s infants

26 Feb 2015

Two of Scotland’s leading children’s charities have called for a renewed focus on the ‘low visibility’ of infants and children affected by parental imprisonment, ahead of a member’s debate in Scottish Parliament today (26 February).

Scotland’s Toddlers raise nearly 30,000 for Barnardo’s Scotland

19 Feb 2015

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Barnardo’s wants beefed up powers for Local Safeguarding Children Boards to help tackle child sexual exploitation

17 Feb 2015

Barnardo’s is calling for the government to give Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) in England legal powers to compel local agencies to provide them with information so they can effectively record the issue.

Universal Credit roll out - Barnardo's comments

16 Feb 2015

In response to the roll-out of Universal Credit to all single claimants tomorrow, Barnardo's has expressed concerns that the benefit is being frozen under the rate of inflation.

Response to The Sun Newspaper front page

16 Feb 2015

Barnardo's response to The Sun Newspaper reports on using Binky Felstead in a retail campaign

Feels Like Home

11 Feb 2015

Barnardo’s NI today launched its research ‘Feels Like Home’ which explores the experiences of newcomer* pupils and school staff in primary schools across Northern Ireland.

Customers tell Barnardo’s Scotland to ‘keep the change’

09 Feb 2015

Barnardo’s Scotland urges customers to take advantage of National Donate your Change Week (14-20 February) in its local stores to help raise funds to make a real difference to the lives of the most vulnerable children across Scotland.

Barnardo’s appeals for cash to help support a growing number of sexually exploited children

09 Feb 2015

Barnardo’s is launching an urgent 370,000 appeal for funds to respond to a massive surge in child sexual exploitation cases referred to the charity.

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