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Barnardo’s will help turn teenage boys and girls away from London gangs

30 Mar 2017

Young people who are at risk of becoming involved in gangs and violent crime in south London will be targeted in an intensive new project launched today.

Brits hoard enough unused clothes to stretch to the moon

27 Mar 2017

Britons could be hoarding more than 640 million articles of clothing that they no longer wear says a study by Barnardo’s.

Love Actually 2: Andrew Lincoln fans make Comic Relief Pilgrimage

24 Mar 2017

Barnardo’s ambassador and actor Andrew Lincoln is back tonight (March 24) in a long-awaited sequel to ‘Love, Actually’ for Comic Relief and his diehard fans Team Andy Lincoln are very excited.

Single mums to get special treatment on Mother’s Day

22 Mar 2017

Single mums can make sure they don’t miss out on a little Mother’s Day pampering by taking advantage of a special event being held by Barnardo’s at The Triangle in Crystal Palace, south London.

Children’s mental healthcare is ‘postcode lottery’

22 Mar 2017

Children’s mental health services are failing to meet their NHS targets and receiving effective care is a ‘postcode lottery’, according to a damning report.

Youth choirs fight it out to be named best in UK at Barnardo’s National Choral Competition

21 Mar 2017

Lindley Junior School Choir and Hereford Cathedral School have been crowned the UK’s best youth choirs in the final of Barnardo’s National Choral Competition at the London’s Royal Festival Hall.

Network Rail volunteers take on team challenge for Barnardo’s

20 Mar 2017

A dedicated team of rail industry workers gathered with gardening tools for a one-day challenge to revitalise a Barnardo’s service that supports families in Harlseden, north west London.

Barnardo’s issues advice for parents watching Corrie grooming storyline

15 Mar 2017

Barnardo’s has issued advice to parents about the warning signs of sexual exploitation after shocking scenes in tonight’s (Wednesday, March 15) Coronation Street show schoolgirl Bethany Platt being groomed by an older man.

Big win for mandatory sex and relationship education

07 Mar 2017

MPs have today approved the Government’s amendment on Sex and Relationships Education in the Children and Social Work Bill, meaning compulsory sex and relationship education for all children is likely to become the law.

Barnardo’s responds to latest FGM figures from NHS

07 Mar 2017

In response to the statistics released today by NHS Digital about the number of identified cases of FGM in England, the director of the National FGM Centre Michelle Lee-Izu said:

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