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Filtered by month: August

Depression can ruin lives if it's left untreated. I know that because it was close to ruining mine.

Wednesday 08 August 2018 / Fundraising
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When I was 17 my friend died. I blamed myself and fell into depression. I don't want that to happen to someone else.

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Three in four young carers feel lonely in the summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 / Press release
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Our research, developed with the Carers Trust, shows that 72% of young carers feel lonely during the summer holidays.

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Three quarters of young carers feel lonely during summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 /
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Half spend over four hours a day caring for family - the equivalent of a whole week.

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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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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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