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Filtered by month: February

Benefits of walking, wiggling and dancing

Thursday 28 February 2019 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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One of the healthiest things you can do for your body is to get out and get moving.

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Royal visit to children’s project at Ballymena, Northern Ireland.

Thursday 28 February 2019 /
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting a Sure Start centre in Ballymena today (Thursday 28th February).

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A gap that will keep on growing

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 26 February 2019 / Early intervention, Government spending
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New analysis by leading children’s charities paints a worrying picture of the funding crisis facing children' services.

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Children’s funding slashed by a third per child, leaving thousands at risk of falling into crisis

Tuesday 26 February 2019 /
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New analysis identifies country’s “kids’ cuts hotspots”

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4 things you didn’t know about children’s centres

Thursday 21 February 2019 / Campaigns
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Read our blog on the 4 things that you didn't know about children's centres across the UK.

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