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Read on for the latest news from our centres and services, fundraising achievements and stories from the people we’ve helped. Our news shows how we are helping vulnerable and disadvantaged young people across the country.

The Parent Report 2018
4 Dec 2018, 12:00
Our Parent Report 2018 clearly illustrates the Government spending cuts have bitten Britain’s families hard. The views of surveyed parents provides an important window on the state of the nation for…
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New domestic abuse programme goes live in Norwich
13 Nov 2018, 13:30
New domestic abuse programme goes live in Norwich. A Norwich based initiative that aims to improve help and support for whole families and individuals experiencing domestic abuse will go live on…
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Free family fun for children and grown-ups in East Northants
15 Aug 2018, 15:08
Local families in East Northants can take part in a number of free stay and play activity sessions this summer thanks to Spurgeons Children’s Charity.
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Splash and Dash challenge to raise funds for local Children’s Charity
23 Jul 2018, 12:56
Over 300 adventurous people will be taking part in a fundraising challenge at Rushden Lakes, to raise vital funds for the local based Spurgeons Children’s Charity.
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Spurgeons Children’s Charity – statement regarding Amesbury nerve agent exposure
5 Jul 2018, 09:26
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Tackling domestic violence
28 Jun 2018, 08:07
Spurgeon’s Children’s Charity outlines a whole family approach at NCCTC event
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New partnership to support families living with domestic abuse in Norwich
11 Jun 2018, 12:43
National domestic abuse charity SafeLives and partners from the Norfolk County Community Safety Partnership* are pleased to be working with Spurgeons Children’s Charity to pilot new approaches in…
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Site closures due to extreme weather
2 Mar 2018, 09:15
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Birmingham Forward Steps
5 Jan 2018, 10:13
The new health and wellbeing service for all pre-school children throughout Birmingham named Birmingham Forward Steps will be delivered collaboratively by BCHC working alongside Barnardo’s, Spurgeons…
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60% of children denied mental health treatment, new figures show
27 Nov 2017, 08:15
The number of under-18s admitted to A&E for self-harm has increased by 50% in five years but outpatient treatment rates are going down
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Case Studies

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Being a young carer to your whole family
Alex, 16, has been a carer since he was just nine years old. He spends over five hours a day caring for three members of his family: his mum, who has multiple sclerosis; his nan, who is a double amputee; and his granddad who has suffered from a series of strokes. Alex’s caring role is very demanding; for many people this would be too much but Alex is a remarkable teenager. Not only does he care for his family in between school but he also spends his limited spare time being part of Spurgeons young carers’ committee and volunteering for the MS Society.
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Protecting an internet whizz
When Sarah realised that her son Jake was an internet whizz, she decided it was time to step up her skills. Jake, who is on the autistic spectrum, has a passion for spending large amounts of time online. Sarah was aware that there were dangers online and that she didn’t have the knowledge to protect her son. She and Jake met with the team at Phoenix and we worked with them both to create an action plan.
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