Perfect recipes for an Easter Bake and Brew
With Easter just around the corner, The Children Society's resident baker Owain shares some of his recipes and tips for a perfect Bake and Brew.
'I’ve always been a keen baker, especially when I’ve got some free time on the weekends. To celebrate the run up to Easter I made Simnel cakes as well as chocolate Easter nests. Many hands make light work, so I got my nephew involved in the baking to celebrate this special and reflective time of year.
BenevoLent: I've given up quite the list!
Louise has given up everything she can think of for lent this year. She tells us about how she's been finding it.
I've given up my bed for 40 days and 40 nights
Dylan, 9 years old, has given up his bed for 40 days and nights to support The Children's Society.
BenevoLent: Hope wins
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 15.1-39, (40-47) and the promise of new life:
"Now when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way [Jesus] breathed his last, he said, “Truly this man was God’s Son!”
We can stop council tax debt collection from harming children
70% of parents who have experienced bailiff visits while children are in the home said the bailiff’s behaviour was threatening, scary or aggressive
900,000 single-parent families to lose out under new benefits system
As the house of commons debates benefits, key changes would ensure that children are spared big losses
What's your message for David Cameron?
Hundreds of festival goers sent a message to David Cameron about free school meals at Greenbelt last weekend.
What we told MPs about how to tackle grooming in a local area
In the wake of shocking stories of child sexual exploitation, we go to parliament to share knowledge about protecting and supporting young people.
Santa Claus, Big Ben and vulnerable children: Our Christmas messages, 1907-1952
The manager of our archives presents a handful of heartwarming Christmas images, drawn from the pages of magazines we shared with supporters
Special delivery: young people join us to deliver 90,000 Fair and Square petitions
Our Fair and Square petition has received 90,000 signatures, and last week with the help of five children, we delivered the petition to 10 Downing Street