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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.

Pushing early years and early intervention back up the agenda

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A new Committee report lays down some tough, but important, questions for Ministers.

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Half of Brits admit to ‘re-gifting’

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Press release
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It may be the season of goodwill but it seems that those festive feelings don’t extend to our Christmas gift giving.

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Bonfire Night Safety Tips

Thursday 01 November 2018 / Safety
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We have some safety tips to ensure that your children get the most out of this colourful celebration.

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Budget 2018: a new dawn, but not yet a new day

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 31 October 2018 / Government spending
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Despite the promises to secure our children’s future, new programmes of spending will not deliver the changes we need.

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Action for Children responds to the Autumn Budget

Monday 29 October 2018 / Press release

“The government must commit to ongoing financial support for cash-strapped councils"

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