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Lifeline project has a ball to mark 15 years

Posted by Action for Children Media /

Wednesday 25 May 2016 / Young people, Press release

Guernsey Youth Housing celebrates it's 15th birthday.

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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
Father helping baby stand

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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3 great recipes for toddlers

Friday 20 May 2016 / Parenting

Wigan Parental Outreach have given us their 3 favourite recipes to make with toddlers.

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Our response to the Queen's Speech

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

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?

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

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