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Helping more than 300,000 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.

Screen-free Learning

Tuesday 20 November 2018 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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Tips on creating screen-free playtime that will aid your child’s development at all ages.

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Nursery children visit Folkestone Museum

Tuesday 20 November 2018 /
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Nursery children from Folkestone’s Spring Honeypot nursery visited Folkestone Museum to learn about World War One.

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Dell Technologies team conquers Kilimanjaro to raise £100K for disadvantaged kids

Friday 16 November 2018 /
Dell Technologies team conquers Kilimanjaro for charity partner Action for Children - September 2018

A 31-strong team from Dell Technologies shutdown their laptops and picked up their rucksacks in September.

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Half of Brits admit re-gifting presents

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Press release, Campaigns
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It may be the season of goodwill but we found that half of Brits ‘re-gift’ their unwanted presents.

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Pushing early years and early intervention back up the agenda

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A new Committee report lays down some tough, but important, questions for Ministers.

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