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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Scottish Parliament backs Barnardo’s Scotland call for National Strategy to protect children from sexual exploitation


Barnardo’s Scotland welcomes the recommendations by Scottish Parliament’s Public Petitions Committee for a National Strategy for tackling the sexual exploitation of children to be developed. The recommendation along with others is included in a report issued today (Tuesday 14 January) by the Scottish Parliament’s Public Petitions Committee

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