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Playing outdoors is voted the fondest childhood memory

23 Jun 2014

To mark the launch of our Big Summer Do fundraising campaign, we asked the public to tell us their fondest childhood memory

Children call for evidence on child poverty in schools

17 Jun 2014

The Children's Commission on Poverty wants evidence on the problems faced by children in poverty in our schools

Are you a young carer in London, Manchester, Bristol or Birmingham?

10 Jun 2014

To better support young carers,we are interviewing young carers and their families over the next several weeks

Government needs to do much more to meet target to end child poverty

9 Jun 2014

Poverty tsar warns child poverty strategy won't meet 2020 target-- our response

Government measures need more focus on vulnerable children

4 Jun 2014

The measures announced in the Queen's Speech should have a greater focus on vulnerable chlidren

Expert panel seeks views of Birmingham children

2 Jun 2014

The Birmingham Commission for Children is inviting young people to give their views on how Birmingham children can be given a better start in life.

Charity boss rings the till for Volunteers’ Week

30 May 2014

The Children’s Society is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Volunteers’ Week by promoting the many actions people can take to make a difference.

New post to drive new business and front-line service excellence

23 May 2014

Announcing The Children's Society's new Chief Operating Officer Val Floy.

Ground-breaking schools programme helps young carers get crucial support

15 May 2014

New scheme will make young carers more visible and help them flourish

Actor Brian Cox backs our new campaign against family debt

7 May 2014

Cox says that debt is 'a psychological disease that can be . . . causing anxiety and stress. It’s something that will stay with children all their lives.'