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Tee Off to Help Raise Cash for Children's Charity - Scottish Ladies Golfing Association (SLGA) supporting Barnardo's Scotland's annual charity golfing competition

16 Apr 2015

Leading children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland has teamed up again with the Scottish Ladies Golfing Association (SLGA) for its annual fundraising golf tournament, now in its 16th year.

A Unique Challenge for Barnardo’s Scotland

06 Apr 2015

Have you thought of fundraising for Barnardo’s Scotland but not quite found the right event for you? The 5th annual Leith Dragon Boat Challenge on Sunday 7 June 2015 at Ocean Terminal might be exactly what you’ve been looking for.

Barnardo’s calls on employers to back new shared parental leave legislation

05 Apr 2015

Barnardo’s is urging employers to throw their weight behind a new law which allows fathers of new babies to share parental leave with their partners.

Children’s charity hosts Easter egg hunt for foster carers and children

02 Apr 2015

On Friday 3 April 2015 the staff and volunteers at the Dundee office will transform the premises into an egg-tastic haven. Complete with hidden chocolates, hot cross buns and a human-sized chicken, it will be an exciting event for local foster carers and cared for children.

Barnardo’s warns future Governments: ‘stay on course’ with family returns process

30 Mar 2015

Barnardo's is urging the next government to ‘unswervingly’ uphold and improve the process by which families are returned home when their claims for asylum are rejected.

Join the fun at The Edinburgh Kiltwalk - Barnardo’s Scotland ask for on-the-day volunteer help

30 Mar 2015

If walking for charity isn’t quite your thing but you still want to get involved, Barnardo’s Scotland has just the thing for you. They are looking for volunteers to help man their pit-stop on 3 May 2015 at the Edinburgh Kiltwalk.

Landmark pilot shows families and communities can play vital role in preventing child sexual exploitation.

26 Mar 2015

Working with parents as well as their children is vital to reducing the risk of vulnerable young people being sexually exploited according to a landmark study released today.

The Ultimate Fundraising Adventure - Join Barnardo’s Scotland at the Rob Roy Challenge

26 Mar 2015

Plans for the exciting 10th Rob Roy Challenge are well under way, and challengers are being reminded that the exclusive Barnardo’s Scotland discount code offer ends soon. Register your team before 3 April 2015 to receive a special lower rate of 100 per person – just quote Barnardo’s when asked for the coupon code.

‘Getting to know you’

19 Mar 2015

‘Getting to know all about you’ following the opening of Barnardo’s Scotland’s new office in Kirkcaldy in Fife, that’s just what volunteers from the charity’s shops, children’s services and community fundraising volunteers will be doing.

Campaigners welcome Scottish Government move to legislate for participatory budgeting

18 Mar 2015

A Scottish Government amendment to the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill that should give communities more say over how money is spent on services in their area has been welcomed by campaigners.

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