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Make your Christmas wishes go a little further

07 Dec 2015

The run up to Christmas usually means an influx of lovely well-wishing cards from family and friends worldwide. And Scotland’s leading children’s charity are asking the people throughout Scotland to make this goodwill go a little further with a simple stamp appeal.

Named person is crucial to supporting our children and young people

02 Dec 2015

Scotland’s largest children’s charity in Scotland today, 2 December, outlined its support for a crucial policy to help ensure that no child is left at risk of harm. This support comes ahead of a Scottish Parliament debate led by the Scottish Conservatives which questions how the policy will impact on children and families and on professionals.

In response to the Getting it right for every child Final Draft Statutory Guidance

01 Dec 2015

Maureen McAteer, Director of the National Third Sector GIRFEC Project welcomes the launched today, 1 December, of the draft statutory guidance for the GIRFEC elements of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2015.

Barnardo’s Scotland making donating and bargain hunting easier with a new store in Glenrothes

24 Nov 2015

Barnardo’s Scotland has made donating pre-owned items even easier for the people of Glenrothes with the launch of its new shop which opened its doors on Friday 20 November 2015.

Make your money go further this Christmas with Barnardo’s Scotland

24 Nov 2015

Christmas is the season of goodwill and festive cheer but it can too easily become a stressful occasion with costs for celebrating the festivities quickly spiralling. Shoppers are therefore increasingly turning to charity stores for affordable gifts, decorations and cards.

Barnardo’s Scotland making donating and bargain hunting easier with a new store in Bonnyrigg

20 Nov 2015

Barnardo’s Scotland has made donating pre owned items even easier for the people of Bonnyrigg with the launch of its new shop which opened its doors this month.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge focus on young people’s mental health and wellbeing

23 Oct 2015

Scotland’s mental health organisations and national anti-bullying service are delighted to welcome The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s focus on young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

Celebrities urge Scotland: adopt older children

19 Oct 2015

Children over four wait 50% longer to be adopted, Barnardo’s calculates today, as celebrities share funny stories about their own four-year-olds to encourage people in Scotland to come forward and adopt older children.

UK Government’s Welfare Reform plans will hit vulnerable and lone parents and their children hardest

16 Oct 2015

Barnardo’s Scotland and One Parent Families Scotland will tell delegates at a fringe meeting at the SNP Conference in Aberdeen how the UK Governments plans to place tighter conditions on parents in receipt of benefits such as Universal Credit will make life increasingly hard for vulnerable and lone parents and their children. The fringe meeting takes place on Saturday, 17 October, 8.30am at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.

Local MSP support children's charity open day - South Ayrshire Family Support Team

09 Oct 2015

John Scott, MSP for Ayr put his constituency and parliamentary papers aside in favour of joining children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland on Friday 9 October to support their local service open day.

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