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Build-A-Bear Workshop and Barnardo’s team up to make Christmas extra special

17 Nov 2017

Dozens of young carers, children with disabilities and vulnerable children had the chance to make their very own festive furry friend and enjoy an evening of Christmas cheer thanks to the UK’s leading children’s charity Barnardo’s, and toy retailer Build-A-Bear Workshop.

Barnardo’s exposes the tough challenges facing foster children in England

16 Nov 2017

A stark report by the UK’s largest children’s charity, Barnardo’s, reveals the extent of the challenges facing the growing number of children in foster care in England.

Mental health problems of young carers

12 Nov 2017

Young carers need more support to reduce the risk of being bullied and suffering mental health and well-being problems as a result, according to Barnardo’s, the UK’s largest children’s charity.

Star Wars star launches glittering new Barnardo’s store in Barkingside

07 Nov 2017

Shoppers queued to be first inside the new Barnardo’s shop in Barkingside High Street, east London, as it reopened following its first major refit in 30 years – with a little support from a Star Wars veteran.

Young carer Kajus given Diana Award one year after mum’s tragic death

06 Nov 2017

An eight-year-old boy from east London who cared for his terminally ill mum for three years was commended for his selflessness at the Diana Award ceremony, shortly before the first anniversary of her death.

100,000 raised for Barnardo’s in first year of charity partnership with Network Rail

03 Nov 2017

Employees at Network Rail have raised more than 100,000 since naming Barnardo’s their charity of choice one year ago.

NSPCC’s Emily Cherry to join Barnardo’s as Assistant Director of Policy and Public Affairs

03 Nov 2017

Barnardo’s is delighted to announce the appointment of Emily Cherry as Assistant Director, Policy and Public Affairs.

Hundreds of pupils sing favourite songs for Barnardo’s

03 Nov 2017

Children and young people from schools across the country united to sing their favourite songs and raise money at Barnardo’s Young Supporters’ Concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Social experiment shows parents’ horror as stranger approaches children

02 Nov 2017

A social experiment highlighting parents’ shocked reactions when a stranger asks whether he can ‘follow’ their children, is revealed today (Thursday 2 November) by Barnardo’s.

BBC awards success for Barnardo's teenagers

01 Nov 2017

Inspirational teenagers who are supported by Barnardo’s are celebrating after being honoured at BBC Radio 1’s Teen Awards.

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