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HMP/YOI Winchester’s Invisible Walls represented at the Queen’s Garden Party

The work of Kerry Longhorn, Service Lead at Invisible Walls HMP / YOI Winchester, has received royal recognition with an invite to the Queen’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. The service, run by Spurgeons Children’s Charity, supports children affected by parental…
Report on the growing problem of children going hungry

‘Alarming and inspiring’ sums up the findings of a report on the growing problem of children going hungry in the school holidays.

I agree.  Hungry Holidays published by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger is a disturbing, even distressing read ‒ the reasons behind holiday hunger, the links with child poverty and the impact on children’s lives…But there are also strong grounds for hope…
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150 years of hope – a spotlight on children affected by parental imprisonment

As Spurgeons fast approaches it’s 150th birthday, we’ll be highlighting our work with vulnerable children and families and our 150 years of hope for every child. Here, in the first of a series of guest blogs, Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield, talks…
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Spurgeons new rebrand draws on its legacy as part of its 150th anniversary

Spurgeons Children’s Charity is rebranding as part of its 150th anniversary. The new brand reflects the charity’s commitment to have a strong visibility in a sector that’s undergoing change with the delivery of commissioned services. It also puts their heritage and…