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Filtered by month: August

Spice is nice: recipes for children

Thursday 31 August 2017 / Eating, Preschool Age
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Children’s tastes are changing. Our nursery and pre-school children are now heartily tucking into chilli's and kormas.

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Our statement in responses to SMF new report, A lost generation.

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Thursday 31 August 2017 / Press release
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"This report lays bare the troubling reality that children from low income families are being failed by government."

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I'm taking on Parallel London because disabled children deserve more

Wednesday 30 August 2017 / Disabled children and young people
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Children with disabilities deserve to have as much fun and love as any other child. Merryfields makes this a reality.

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Our statement in response to NSPCC neglect story

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Wednesday 23 August 2017 / Press release

“These worrying figures add to the growing evidence that we are failing our most vulnerable children."

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How the children's centre helped improve my confidence and mental health, as well as my grandchildren's

Thursday 17 August 2017 / Families
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Shirley suffers with depression and anxiety but taking her grandchildren to their local children’s centre has helped.

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