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Filtered by month: August

Early education alone can’t close the gap

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 23 August 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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With new analysis showing the impact of early education it's vital parenting support isn't overlooked in closing the gap

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Three in four young carers feel lonely in the summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 / Press release
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Our research, developed with the Carers Trust, shows that 72% of young carers feel lonely during the summer holidays.

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A few healthy changes can help stop childhood obesity in its tracks

Wednesday 29 August 2018 / Parenting Tips, Eating, Health, On A Budget
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Getting your child's nutrition right can be tough, read our quick and easy tips on how to do it.

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How much do you know about the age restrictions on video games?

Monday 13 August 2018 / Online, Safety, Parenting Tips, Activities
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The video game industry is an ever growing business, but how much do you know about the logos and the age restrictions?

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Action for Children welcomes our new CEO

Friday 10 August 2018 / Responses
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At Action for Children, we are pleased to welcome our new CEO, Julie Bentley.

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