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Dr Who and Hobbit star Sylvester McCoy takes time out for Barnardo’s Scotland

15/04/2014

Barnardo’s Scotland shops have launched their Great Winter Stock Appeal to raise money for Scotland’s most vulnerable children. And supporting the appeal is Scottish-born Hobbit Wizard and seventh Doctor Who, actor Sylvester McCoy.

From Mothballs to £Millions - recycle clothes through John Lewis, help local children and save the planet!

21/03/2014

This spring, Children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland and John Lewis are encouraging everyone to take part in a mass spring clean and recycling campaign, to rid their wardrobes of unused, unworn and unloved items and recycle them through John Lewis stores - ‘it’s a win, win situation’.

Barnardo’s Scotland warns parents to be aware of the signs that their child is vulnerable to sexual exploitation

14/03/2014

As Barnardo's launches a hard-hitting TV advert highlighting abuse the charity is warning parents to be alive to the tell-tale signs that their children may be a victim of abuse and vulnerable to sexual exploitation.

Barnardo’s Scotland welcomes strategy to tackle child poverty

10/03/2014

Barnardo's Scotland welcomes the launch of the Scottish Government's new strategy to tackle child poverty in Scotland. The strategy launched on Monday 10 March, by Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, will set out how the Scottish Government will use its powers to meet the targets set by the Child Poverty Act to end child poverty in Scotland by 2020.

Barnardo’s Art Show 2014

24/02/2014

Artists from across Scotland come together to support Barnardo’s Art Show 2014 and raise funds for the children’s charity.

First Minister celebrates passing of Children & Young People Bill with Care Leavers at post-vote party

20/02/2014

Few thought First Minister Alex Salmond would remember the invite in-passing to a post Children & Young People Bill vote party on Wednesday 19 February, and less thought he would take up the invitation if he did remember.

Children & Young People (Scotland) Bill – Biggest Shake-up for 20 years - Government moves to deliver greater support for care leavers

19/02/2014

The Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill, which will have its final vote on Wednesday 19 February, has the potential to be one of the most far-reaching and influential Bills considered in this session of the Parliament.

Scottish Government backs calls for new plan to tackle Child Sexual Exploitation in Scotland

28/01/2014

Aileen Campbell, Minister for Children and Young People, committed the Scottish Government to deliver a national action plan to tackle the sexual exploitation of children in Scotland.

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