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Helping 387,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Filtered by month: July

Getting out and about with my newborn baby – what do I really need to take with me?

Monday 04 July 2016 / Parenting Tips, Activities, Baby
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Summer is coming and it’s time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors with your new baby. But what to take with you?

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Child poverty numbers on the rise

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 01 July 2016 / Early intervention, Cost of living
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With child poverty numbers going the wrong way government has to act now.

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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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Getting a fair deal?

Posted by Shelley Hopkinson /

Tuesday 14 July 2015 / Care leavers, Cost of living, Financial education
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Action for Children have been speaking to young people about what would help them to better manage their money.

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A Budget for the “working people” overlooks some of the most vulnerable

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 10 July 2015 / Cost of living, Government spending
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Amongst the noise about the living wage we have to make sure that we don’t let the most vulnerable get overlooked.

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