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.

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New partnership to deliver Birmingham early years health and wellbeing service
19 Jun 2017, 08:04
Parents, carers and families urged to help shape new model of community-based support.
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Volunteering gives mum the confidence to get back to work
6 Jun 2017, 14:18
An Aylesbury mum is supporting Volunteering Week (1-7 June) after working as a volunteer with Spurgeons Children’s Charity at Southcourt Children’s Centre.
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HMP/YOI Winchester’s Invisible Walls represented at the Queen’s Garden Party
26 May 2017, 08:22
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.
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Emily Little plans a big walk for children’s charity project at HMP Winchester
18 May 2017, 15:11
Emily Little from Canterbury, is planning to walk 365 miles over 32 days, along the UK’s South West Coastal path to raise money for Spurgeons Children’s Charity.
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New charity partnership to help relieve poverty in Paston
8 May 2017, 09:23
A new advisory service has been launched by Spurgeons Children’s Charity and Citizens Advice Peterborough (CAP) to help reduce poverty in Paston.
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Wokingham student wins volunteering award
1 May 2017, 10:11
University student Victoria Taylor from Wokingham has won a prestigious award for her commitment to volunteering at the Invisible Walls project in HMP/YOI Winchester.
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Every Child Week
19 Apr 2017, 13:26
As a national week of hope for every child, we want to join forces with you and pledge to help give vulnerable children living in the UK the chance of a better future.
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Fundraising partnership gives a welcome lift to local children’s charity
6 Apr 2017, 10:21
The Brackley branch of the lift company Stannah Lift Services Ltd, has pledged to raise up to £7,500 to support the work of Spurgeons Children’s Charity, as part of a partnership to mark both their…
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Spurgeons new rebrand draws on its legacy as part of its 150th anniversary
13 Mar 2017, 09:05
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…
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Wiltshire’s Remarkable Children Featured at The Atrium, Trowbridge As Part of Young Carers Awareness Day
8 Mar 2017, 17:01
Four Wiltshire young carers are featured in a video that will be shown as part of an awareness raising initiative by Spurgeon’s children’s charity at The Atrium, County Hall, Trowbridge on Young…
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Media enquiries

We welcome enquiries from members of the press and also from partner organisations wishing to mention a Spurgeons’ project, service or event in media activity.

If you would like to speak to our press team, please contact Rachel or Lauren on 01933 417436 or email press@spurgeons.org.

Our Brand Guidelines

If you wish to feature a Spurgeons’ service, project or event in your own PR, marketing or media activity, we’d appreciate it if you could read our Brand Guidelines first. These explain our vision, values and key messages and they set out how our logo and brand identity should be used by us and by our partner organisations.

Please click here to download our Brand Guidelines

Case Studies

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Visiting Dad in prison
Four-year-old Imran is severely autistic and couldn’t to visit his dad Ahmed in prison because he would be unable to cope with the number of people and level of noise. His mother Meryam spoke to Spurgeons, who were able to arrange for a prison visit in a quieter environment than the noisy visits hall. This greatly helped the bond between Imran and Ahmed and meant he was able to adjust to his father’s subsequent return home too.
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Learning how to become better parents
Ellie was a teenager when she had Maya. Now in a relationship with Dean, they also have a baby Harry. Because of Harry’s ill health, Ellie was exhausted and depressed, so she approached Spurgeons for help. As well as receiving support for her depression, Ellie and Dean went on a parenting course, improving their relationship and helping Ellie to become a more confident and happy mum.
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