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‘Community enterprise saved our bacon!’

Phil Knibb, Chief Executive at Alt Valley Enterprising Communities, tells us how Croxteth Home Farm was saved from closure.

As well as being a working farm, … 326 more words

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#Alcohol warnings from #parents matter

There is considerable value to consistent and sustained parental attitudes about drinking, according to new research.

The study also shows that those same parents who communicate the risks of alcohol use with their young children are often less likely to continue those discussions as their kids get older. 364 more words


Advice to #parents on safer surfing

Now that new tablets and game consoles have been unwrapped children will be spending extra time online – playing games or surfing the web, so making sure that they are safe is very important. 75 more words


New video from #Angelus Foundation designed to expose hazards of unregulated drugs

A new film from The Angelus Foundation film portrays a ‘headshop’, which sells ‘legal highs’ (New and Unregulated Drugs) on the high street. The message is that these ‘legal high’ products are manufactured in a haphazard and inconsistent manner with little regard for the welfare of the customer. 71 more words


How do we measure our impact?

Our 12 HeadStart test and learn projects are busy working to build the resilience of thousands of young people, but how do we capture all of this to share and learn from?  445 more words

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Together, helping young people bounce back

Experts in young people’s mental health get together to support our HeadStart projects.

Raynal Somiah from YoungMinds tells us more about what they hope to achieve… 320 more words

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There is no such thing as ‘justifiable assault’ on a baby, says new report by Scottish social justice coalition

A Scottish coalition of over 60 organisations including Barnardo’s, YouthLink and Fast Forward have released their first annual report, Social Justice Begins with Babies, in which they advocate eliminating the existing Scots law that defends a “justifiable assault” on a baby. 433 more words

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