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Focusing on the foundation years

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 28 August 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Giving children the best start in life has to be the priority for local authorities when it comes to children’s centres.

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There is more to data sharing than just numbers

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 04 August 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Data sharing gives centres the means to contact and engage with families.

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It is time to look Beyond the Building for children’s centres

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 29 July 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention, Government spending
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Children’s centres are a crucial part of local support to children and families. We want to keep it this way.

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What can we expect from the new Government?

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A Government with an overall majority means a clearer than expected political environment in which we can work

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Spending on prevention will save on the cure #Budget2015

In the last Budget before the general election earlier this week, Chancellor George Osborne set out the Government’s spending plans for the next 12 months. Amongst the big headlines focusing on growth forecasts, taxes and pensions there was an announcement which could make a big difference to the support available to some of the children, young people and families that Action for Children works with.

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