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Filtered by month: May

General Election 2017, here we go!

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 05 May 2017 / General election
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In the run up to the Election, disadvantaged children must not be forgotten.

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Messy play for babies

Friday 27 May 2016 / Parenting Tips, Activities, Baby
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Messy play is an excellent way for children to explore the world around them.

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Lifeline project has a ball to mark 15 years

Wednesday 25 May 2016 /
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Guernsey Youth Housing celebrates it's 15th birthday.

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3 great recipes for toddlers

Friday 20 May 2016 / Parenting Tips, Eating, Toddler
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Wigan Parental Outreach have given us their 3 favourite recipes to make with toddlers.

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Investing in children’s early development is the brainy choice

Posted by Meredith Davis /

Friday 20 May 2016 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A child’s brain develops rapidly during their first 5 years – they’re born ready to learn, but it’s a work in progress

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