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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.

Worcester 10k

Thursday 01 October 2015 / Events, Fundraising

Congratulations to all those who took park in the Worcester 10k!

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Marie Black sentencing

Monday 28 September 2015 / Press release, Sexual abuse

Today Marie Black has been sentenced to at least 24 years for child sexual abuse

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Public concern over child abuse should inspire action on neglect

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Monday 28 September 2015 / Child neglect

Concern over child abuse, and in particular child sexual exploitation, is an issue high up on the public agenda.

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Captured on the Tay

Posted by Action for Children champions /

Tuesday 22 September 2015 / Events, Fundraising

On 18 September, Action for Children’s Very Important Prisoners were held captive on the on HM Frigate Unicorn Dundee.

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Thousands of foster children move home several times of year

Posted by Action for Children Media /

Monday 21 September 2015 / Fostering

Charity launches appeal for foster carers to provide stable homes

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