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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.

Filtered by month: March

ITV News take the crown as Ultimate News Quiz raises £123,000

Friday 17 March 2017 / Events, Fundraising
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Annual quiz sees news teams from across the country battle it out and raise funds and awareness for children's charities

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3 big reasons why children need to play outdoors

Tuesday 14 March 2017 / Activities, Health, Parenting Tips
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Many studies highlight the benefits children get from time spent having fun in the fresh air.

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Fundraising for the London Marathon – think more than just a bake sale

Monday 13 March 2017 / Fundraising
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Trying to raise money and train for the London Marathon - it's a lot to think about. We spoke to Gabs who ran last year.

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The best way to make a difference is to prevent problems at the outset

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While the budget included some much needed respite for adult’s social care there was no mention of support for children.

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Young care leavers meet Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh

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Tuesday 07 March 2017 / Press release
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The Scottish First Minister heard first-hand from both young Scots currently in care and those recently moved on.

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