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Barnardo's Accused Of Blaming Victim For Abuse

A letter sent by the children’s charity says the sexual exploitation the youngster suffered at 16 “could have been avoided”.

The children’s charity Barnardo’s has been accused of blaming a victim of child sexual exploitation for her own sexual abuse by a gang of men who had groomed her. 492 more words


Memories of the 2014 Cardiff Half Marathon

Ive run a few half marathons in Cardiff over the past few years; some to raise money for charity, others for personal achievement. This years run was more important than most because last years run was bad, and I needed to leave it behind. 1,010 more words


Dr. Barnardo: Saint or Villain?

“Two nations; between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other’s habits thoughts and feelings as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets.” … 1,746 more words

Social Commentary

Anne McTaggart MSP Champions Local Charity

Today Anne McTaggart MSP volunteered her time to work in the Barnardo’s charity shop in Victoria Road, Southside. 

Barnardo’s works with some of the most vulnerable and deprived children in our communities, and campaigns to highlight issues such as child poverty and sexual abuse. 151 more words

Argos Toy Exchange with Tess Daly

From now until 25th November Argos customers are invited to drop off once-loved toys at Argos or Barnardo’s stores in return for a £5 voucher towards the cost of new toys. 77 more words

Proposed council closure of children’s centres: the inside story

 A direct cut by SMBC, not government

Solihull Council is considering closing fourteen children’s centres by next year following a £600,000 cut in its central grant from government. 499 more words