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Filtered by month: August

Tikka's Travels are nearly at an end!

Wednesday 17 August 2016 / Fundraising
left to right Karen Pointon Harry Pointon Steve Pointon and Liz Brigstocke

With Tikka ending her travels this Saturday, We're taking a look back over the Pointon family's incredible journey.

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Keep cool with our summer recipes for kids

Tuesday 16 August 2016 / Parenting Tips, Eating
strawberry smoothie

Try these recipes for delicious and healthy treats with your kids.

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Exploring how neglect might interact with forms of sexual harm

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Friday 12 August 2016 / Child neglect, Safeguarding
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Better understanding how neglect interacts with other forms of sexual harm will help improve prevention and intervention

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8 ways to keep kids safe in the sun

Tuesday 09 August 2016 / Parenting Tips, Health, Safety
safe in the sun

Playing outside in summer is great fun for the kids, but the sun can be harmful. Read our top tips for sun safety!

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Letter from UK's leading children's charities

Tuesday 09 August 2016 / Government spending
Boy with hands on head on white backdrop

As the PM begins her leadership at a time of economic uncertainty, it is critical that children do not suffer.

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