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Helping more than 300,000 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.

Charity warns a million of UK’s youngest children face desperate Christmas

Thursday 06 December 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children warns UK risks ‘Dickensian’ levels of poverty as 1 million under 10s face a desperate Christmas

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Boxing Day - What can I recycle?

Tuesday 04 December 2018 / Parenting Tips
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The more that we can recycle during this holiday season, the better the environment will be for it.

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A Guide on Gifting Consoles and Games

Monday 03 December 2018 / Parenting Tips, Safety, Online
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Tips to keep your child safe when purchasing games and consoles this gifting season.

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Kick the Buddy app - what is it?

Wednesday 28 November 2018 / Online, Parenting Tips
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It can be difficult to keep up with the apps your children are using but what is the new, popular Kick the Buddy app?

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Kilbrandon Report recommends changes to the treatment of children and young people in the justice system

Wednesday 28 November 2018 / Press release
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Report recommends raising age of criminal responsibility to 16 and introducing a new justice system for 16-21 year olds.

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