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Corrie’s Chris Harper: “grooming victims need support on their journeys to justice”

21 Sep 2017

The criminal justice process can often make young victims of child sexual exploitation feel like they are to blame for their own abuse and can leave them distressed and traumatised, new research by Barnardo’s has found.

Survey reveals transformation of childhoods in a digital world

19 Sep 2017

The number of young teenagers who play outside, read books or get enough sleep has dropped sharply in comparison to teenagers from previous decades, a startling new survey from Barnardo’s reveals.

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan becomes Barnardo’s first international ambassador

18 Sep 2017

ONE of the world’s most famous film stars Salman Khan has joined Barnardo’s as the charity’s first international ambassador.

1 per day challenge raises more than 3,500 for Barnardo's

15 Sep 2017

A Barnardo’s director has helped to raise more than 3,500 for the charity by completing a challenge to spend just 1 per day on food for seven days.

Care leavers urgently need mental health support

14 Sep 2017

A Barnardo’s study reveals that two thirds of care leavers identified as having mental health needs were not receiving any help from a statutory service.

YouTube star: Why foster children shouldn’t miss out on an Independent Visitor

09 Sep 2017

An urban spoken word artist and rising social media star has joined a national campaign to help more young people in foster care find inspiring adult mentors.

Barnardo's director to cook up a storm on just 1 per day

06 Sep 2017

A Barnardo’s director is preparing to cook up a storm by living on just 1 per day to raise money for the leading children’s charity.

Jennie Bond says 'donate old pound coins and help vulnerable children'

02 Sep 2017

Media royalty Jennie Bond is urging people to donate their old pounds to help Barnardo’s change the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children.

Nursery children joined by Teletubby Po for Barnardo’s 20th Big Toddle

01 Sep 2017

Children at an east London nursery were motivated to set out on another fundraising expedition for Barnardo’s following a personal visit by one of the Teletubbies.

Foster carers urgently needed to look after vulnerable teenagers, says Barnardo’s

31 Aug 2017

Barnardo’s supporters and former TOWIE stars Debbie Douglas and daughter Lydia Bright are backing an urgent Barnardo’s appeal for more foster carers to look after vulnerable teenagers throughout the UK.

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