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Barnardo’s Scotland spring fayre marks its 150th year

29 Apr 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland is inviting people to come along to its spring fayre being held 12-2 pm on Friday 6 May in The Grenfell House Centre, Arbroath.

Barnardo’s Scotland Motherwell Donation Centre urgently needs volunteers

26 Apr 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland’s Donation Centre in Motherwell is making an urgent plea for volunteers.

Join the Wild Swim for Local Children

15 Apr 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland are invited people to put on their wetsuits and take part in the local ‘Wild Swim’ events in aid of vulnerable young people across the country.

Be part of the first Stand-up Paddle Boarding Event in Dumfries and Galloway

11 Apr 2016

Join in the fun this May bank holiday weekend in the first Stand-up Paddle Boarding event for Barnardo’s Scotland. The children’s charity is inviting you to come along to the Galloway Activity Centre on Sunday 1st May 2016 and take part in the very first stand-up paddle boarding race. The fun-filled day offers an option for people of all ages and abilities with a 1km, 2km or 4km race to choose from.

Spring clean your wardrobe for Barnardo’s Scotland

08 Apr 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland is asking people across Scotland to spring clean their wardrobes to help raise vital funds for the most disadvantaged children in the country.

Join the fun at the Glasgow Kiltwalk

04 Apr 2016

Have you thought of fundraising for Barnardo’s Scotland but not quite found the right event for you? What about the Kiltwalk?

Concerns about Named Person

30 Mar 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland response to concerns about the Named Person The Named Person is not some form of ‘state guardian’ and will not be a new person in a child’s life, but merely a stronger role for an existing member of staff, usually a teacher or health visitor. The new system should ensure that the Named Person has the information they need when issues first appear in a child’s life, so they can support the child and their family before problems become severe.

Barnardo’s Scotland host Foster Carer Appreciation Night to thank all Dundee foster carers

29 Mar 2016

Barnardo’s recently held a Foster carer appreciation night in Dundee with local foster carers attending.

Supported lodgings a ‘lifeline’ for vulnerable young care leavers, first ever review shows

23 Mar 2016

Some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people are having their lives transformed when they have to leave home thanks to ‘host’ families, according to research [1] by children’s charity Barnardo’s.

Charities Joint Letter Supreme Court must throw out appeal against Named Person

08 Mar 2016

In the week that the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom will hear the arguments presented by those opposed to the national roll out of the Named Person service, we, as Scotland’s leading children’s charities and public sector stakeholders, hope the court dismisses this case as other courts have on two previous occasions.

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