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Our response to the Queen's Speech

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Wednesday 18 May 2016 / Government spending

In response to the announcement of the Children and Social Work Bill and life chances indicators in the Queen’s speech.

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What does the Queen’s Speech promise for children?

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Amongst the sparkling coronets, red robes, and shouting of archaic pronouncements, was a short speech given by the Queen

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International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

Friday 13 May 2016 /
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Each year on 17th May, people across the world celebrate the diversity of gender identities and sexual orientations.

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Games to help your toddler listen

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Listening is an important part of learning to talk, try these fun games from Furness Sure Start Children’s Centre.

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Record-breaking solo sailor, Jeanne Socrates, backs Tikka's Travels

Tuesday 10 May 2016 /
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Guinness world record holder Jeanne Socrates, the oldest woman to sail solo around the world, has backed Tikka!

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