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Jody’s Jolly Snowman is a winner with Barnardo’s

09 Oct 2018

Jody McRobert from Kilmarnock, Ayrshire has taken first prize in a national art competition run by children’s charity Barnardo’s. Jody received her her prize on Tuesday 9 October, at Barnardo’s Scotland’s east Ayrshire service in Kilmarnock by the charity’s Director of Retail & Trading, Roy Clark.

1,250 unique views from the Forth Bridge raised £1000s

27 Sep 2018

Children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland would like to say an enormous thank you to everyone who supported their fundraising event ‘Your View’ a rare chance for members of the public to ascend the iconic Forth Rail Bridge crossing the Firth of Forth.

'What Next After ACEs?'

19 Sep 2018

This is the question being posed by Barnardo's Scotland and Kibble Education and Care Centre jointly hosting a parliamentary reception at Holyrood on Wednesday 19 September 2018. With a growing awareness of the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) across Scotland the event intends to explore areas of good practice where trauma-informed approaches are being used with children and young people.

Annual charity golf day raises thousands for children’s charity

17 Sep 2018

Local businesses help Barnardo’s Scotland raise £1,000s at their annual golf day at Archerfield Links on 13 September 2018.

Barnardo's Scotland comment on Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill

07 Sep 2018

Commenting on the introduction of the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill today, 7 September 2018, by Scottish Green MSP John Finnie, Martin Crewe, Director of Barnardo’s Scotland said

Second Phase of programme supporting care leavers into employment launched in Glasgow

21 Aug 2018

The second phase of a programme helping care leavers into employment was today (Tuesday 21 August) launched by Employability and Skills Minister Jamie Hepburn MSP at a café supporting disadvantaged young people in Glasgow

Barnardo's Scotland calls for more backing for teachers to support children who have experienced trauma in Scotland

14 Aug 2018

Almost four fifths of adults working in primary or secondary schools in Scotland (79%) say that more should be done to ensure that schools are able to recognise and respond to early trauma and childhood adversity, a survey carried out by Barnardo’s Scotland found.

Top TV comics to help raise thousands for Barnardo’s Scotland

10 Jul 2018

The winner of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent will be taking to the stage at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival alongside some of television’s favourite comedians to help raise thousands of pounds for the UK’s leading children’s charity Barnardo’s.

Children’s charity calls for school uniform donations in their shops

04 Jul 2018

Now that school’s out for the summer, parents and carers of school-aged children throughout Scotland are being encouraged to donate school uniforms they no longer require to their nearest Barnardo’s Scotland’s shops.

Response to the Scottish Government's announcement of new measures to improve support for children and young people’s mental health

29 Jun 2018

Barnardo’s Scotland warmly welcomes today’s announcement from the Scottish Government on new measures to improve support for children and young people’s mental health

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