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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.

Thirty years later, is it time to revisit the guiding principles of the Children Act?

Wednesday 20 November 2019 / Children's rights
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Children’s views and wishes must now be taken into account in any decision.

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7 autumn outdoor activities for your children

Thursday 14 November 2019 / Activities, On A Budget
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Look after your child's health and wellbeing this autumn with some seasonal outdoor activities.

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Young people and serious organised crime - how early intervention can help

Tuesday 29 October 2019 / Safety, Behaviour
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Early intervention means identifying and providing effective early support to children and young people who are at risk.

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Pioneering project ‘diverting’ teenagers from serious organised crime is rolled out across the UK

Tuesday 29 October 2019 /
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A ground-breaking programme diverting young people away from a life of serious organised crime is to be rolled out to a

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How the Queen’s Speech can still work for vulnerable children

Tuesday 15 October 2019 / Inequality, Child neglect
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With the Domestic Abuse Bill passing its Second Reading, there's a chance to improve the lives of vulnerable children.

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