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Sharing, Caring and Supporting

Our staff and students are working hard towards Christmas, with a lot of them involved in raising funds for charities, putting on performances and getting involved in college activities. 1,364 more words


Kevin the carrot at Aldi

Not a saving you money deal but all proceeds from this wonderful character do go to Barnardo’s children’s charity.

This cuddly, loveable character is only £2.99 at Aldi. My mom loves him!

Winter Walks in London (they include a Museum element)

The tours below include a percentage of outdoor walk and of tour within a museum. The weather on the day and the preferences of the group determines the percentages. 178 more words

Second-hand vinyl shopping via The Thrift

I wrote a post this week for The Thrift blog (Barnardo’s charity shop blog) all about my tips for shopping for second-hand vinyl. You can read it here

Charity Shops

Turning to face the strange: systems ch-ch-ch-change in Wales

Systems change, whole systems approaches, systems change thinking…….all developing concepts in the world of preventing youth offending.  As concepts they cause as much confusion and frustration (and perhaps some panic, as we all feel we should know about these things)  as they give comfort that the ‘system’ that so regularly fails so many children and young people can be turned around, shifted,  changed.  713 more words


#BelieveInMe- a new direction for child poverty campaigning?

“Flies in their eyes” imagery has long been a staple of child poverty campaign adverts. The image of a malnourished child in a barren landscape or a scared and lonely toddler in a darkened room is all too familiar. 627 more words

Fantasy Politics - Why the SNP are Giving up on Independence - Part 3--Childcare

The story so far!   In part one we saw that the SNP has now become the party of the EU, rather than the party for an independent Scotland. 1,340 more words

Nicola Sturgeon