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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: November

Chancellor, tomorrow’s success is being born today!

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Today’s autumn statement made big promises for infrastructure, but our future depends on more than roads and broadband.

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8 amazing people who have won Stephenson Awards

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Events
Paola Marks and Jane Weeks

The Stephenson Awards is our annual event to celebrate the remarkable people who make a difference to children's lives.

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‘Community Swap n Shop’ offers career training as well as clothes!

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Fundraising
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Our ‘Community Swap n Shop’ has installed clothes banks at 17 children's centres across Norfolk.

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Early years development: why the Government should invest in custard baths

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Custard, curiosity and child development should be at the heart of government policy making.

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Britain’s biggest sleep out raises £1 million to prevent youth homelessness

Monday 21 November 2016 / Fundraising, Events
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Action for Children's biggest fundraising event has now raised £1 million pounds. Read about the event and how it helps.

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