News

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.

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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Ministry of Defence tackles domestic violence with funding boost
17 Nov 2017, 08:34
Spurgeons Children’s Charity and the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has announced a partnership to tackle domestic violence and abuse (DVA) in the armed forces for the first time.
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Case Studies

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Coping with the stress of being a young carer
Erin, 15, is an only child living with her parents in rural Wiltshire. She is a young carer, helping her dad care for her mum, who suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS). Erin was referred to Spurgeons by her school, when her parents mentioned they were worried that she was struggling with the stress of looking after her mum and becoming isolated from her friends. Through our support, Erin is now much more confident and is even helping and supporting other young carers.
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Spurgeons’ Saturdads
Michael Bowers from Peterborough has two sons, Alfie (4) and Charlie (18 months). He has been going to Spurgeons’ Saturdads sessions for a couple of years now. He works all week and wanted to spend some more time with his boys, and the fun play days are the perfect way to help build their confidence.
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