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  • Jessica Hynes launches our 'Hang a Bauble' campaign

    26 November 2014

    Actor and Action for Children ambassador Jessica Hynes revealed her happiest childhood memory this week when she launched our HomeSense ‘Hang a Bauble’ fundraising campaign.

    The star of 'Spaced', 'Twenty Twelve' and 'W1A' explained that she associates Christmas with wintry weather: “When I was little I really loved playing in the snow. I remember finding a huge chunk of unmelted snow on a bramble patch on the downs where I was cycling one April. It wasn’t Christmas but it still felt magical!”

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  • A sad farewell to an extraordinary lady

    24 November 2014

    It is with deep sadness that we have learned of the death of one of our most dedicated and inspirational fundraisers, Barbara Smith MBE. 

  • Health and early years reviews to come together

    21 November 2014

    Health and early years reviews to be integrated

  • Sexually exploited children must be listened to, not blamed

    19 November 2014

    Action for Children responds to the new report from Ofsted, 'The sexual exploitation of children: it couldn’t happen here, could it?',