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Barnardo’s Scotland welcomes Scottish Parliament vote against mandating employment support

05 Oct 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland, a major provider of training and employment support to vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, has welcomed a vote in the Scottish Parliament that supports the view that there should be voluntary access to Scottish devolved services that will support people into work, as opposed to mandatory participation and the threat of benefit sanctions.

East Ayrshire Children Help Influence the Future of Education

23 Sep 2016

A group of young people from east Ayrshire helped to influence the future of education at a conference held in Vilnius, Lithuania earlier this week. Young people from six European Countries each created their own film highlighting their experiences of education.

Barnardo’s 150th Anniversary Service

23 Sep 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland is marking 150 years of supporting children with a special anniversary service.

‘Wake up call for parents as 87% of young people in Scotland today say they lack confidence and doubt they will succeed in life’.

21 Sep 2016

That’s the stark findings from the UK’s number one children’s charity, Barnardo’s.

In response to the Deputy First Minister’s statement to Parliament on the Named Person

08 Sep 2016

Martin Crewe, Director of Barnardo’s Scotland, said: We welcome the Deputy First Minister’s statement today and the opportunity it provides to open up a consultative process on the necessary changes which require to be made to the Named Person legislation.

Scale New Heights for Vulnerable Children with Barnardo’s Scotland

02 Sep 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland is challenging people to ‘scale new heights’ for vulnerable children by taking on a 150ft abseil challenge to mark Barnardo’s 150th Anniversary.

Unseen Victorian archive records show life for first fostered children – foster carers still needed today

26 Aug 2016

Previously unseen Victorian archive records from Barnardo’s, shows what life was like for the first fostered children, when the scheme was originally pioneered by the children’s charity in 1887.

Barnardo’s Scotland Events at Blair Castle International Horse Trials 2016

19 Aug 2016

As the official charity of the Blair Castle International Horse Trials 2016, Barnardo’s Scotland has prepared a range of different activities to suit all ages and interests, making this a real day out for the family.

Barnardo’s Scotland 300m Zip wire challenge at the Blair Castle Equi-Trek International Horse Trials 2016

08 Aug 2016

As the official charity of the Blair Castle International Horse Trials 2016, Barnardo’s Scotland has prepared an adrenaline filled fundraiser for all riders, visitors and the local community taking place on Sunday 28 August.

Entries open for Wild Swim and Dragon Boat Race to help support vulnerable children

04 Aug 2016

Children’s charity, Barnardo’s Scotland, is inviting people to come along to the Galloway Activity Centre on 10 and 11 September 2016 for a weekend of fun-filled water sports.

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