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Rosamund Pike to launch ‘Sweet Syrie’ rose at Chelsea Flower Show

23 May 2016

Barnardo's Ambassador Rosamund Pike, with two super-cute four year olds Isla and Milo, is promoting the charity’s gorgeous 150th anniversary ‘Sweet Syrie’ rose [1] at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Legal experts must have training to help protect child victims of human trafficking

19 May 2016

Baroness Butler-Sloss chairs conference on 25 May at Coram Chambers, London

Barnardo's chief executive responds to the Queen's Speech

18 May 2016

It's right that the Government wants to make improving children's life chances a priority.

Rosemary Shrager bakes 150th anniversary cake for Barnardo’s

12 May 2016

A special cake to mark Barnardo's milestone will be presented to the HRH The Duchesss of Cornwall today.

Duchess of Cornwall visits ‘Big Manchester’ project

26 Apr 2016

Families from Manchester who are supported by the city’s ‘Big Manchester’ project had the honour of meeting Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall today.

Parliament debates taking in 3,000 extra refugee children

21 Apr 2016

Refugee children are vulnerable and need specialist help, says Barnardo's chief executive.

Christopher Biggins hosts Barnardo’s Big Brunch

21 Apr 2016

Barnardo’s ambassador, Christopher Biggins hosted a fun-filled Big Brunch with celebrity friends to raise money for some of the UK’s disadvantaged children and young people in the charity’s 150th year.

Rising number of children start school underweight, anaemic and hungry

15 Apr 2016

A new report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger has found that a rising number of children are starting their first and final years of primary school underweight, and a rising number of infants and pregnant mothers are anaemic.

Governments have failed a generation of young people, says Lords

08 Apr 2016

The majority of 14–24 year olds who do not go to university are ‘overlooked and left behind’ by Whitehall, a report by the House of Lords Committee on Social Mobility has found.

Celebrity chefs support Barnardo’s Big Brunch

04 Apr 2016

Some of the country’s top celebrity chefs have donated mouth-watering recipes to support Barnardo’s Big Brunch, raising money for the most disadvantaged children and young people in the UK in the charity’s 150th year.

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