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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.

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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Teaching our children kindness

Friday 15 February 2019 / Parenting Tips
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A valuable lesson we can teach our children is that kindness towards others can make the world a better place.

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