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Birmingham project will stop girls getting into gangs

By admin | October 11, 2017
A major new initiative to reduce the numbers of girls getting into gangs in Birmingham will be piloted by Spurgeons Children’s Charity. The family support service, called BeLeave, will be run in partnership with the Birmingham Police and Schools Panels…
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Join the big tea party and help change children’s lives

By admin | September 1, 2017
Spurgeons Children’s Charity is hosting its first ever afternoon tea party to celebrate 150 years of helping disadvantaged children. The event will take place on Sunday, 24 September at The Sharnbrook Mill Hotel from 2.30pm – 4.30pm and tickets are…
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Christian charity hails new report on strengthening family ties for prisoners

By admin | August 11, 2017
Spurgeons Children’s Charity has today welcomed the publication of the Lord Farmer Review, which outlines recommendations on strengthening family ties for prisoners to prevent reoffending and reduce intergenerational crime. The review, released today, draws on a number of experts from…
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The Spurgeons’ Parent Report 2017

By admin | July 4, 2017
OP PARENTAL WORRIES: LOW SELF-ESTEEM, UNHAPPINESS AND BULLYING Families not getting the support they need. Spurgeons urges government, charities, schools and GPs to respond Almost half of the parents worry their children have low self-esteem/ are unhappy (46%) or are…
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New partnership to deliver Birmingham early years health and wellbeing service

By admin | June 19, 2017
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has been successful in its bid to deliver the new Birmingham early years health and wellbeing service in partnership with Barnardo’s, Spurgeons Children’s Charity (Spurgeons), St Paul’s Community Development Trust and the Springfield…
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Volunteering gives mum the confidence to get back to work

By admin | June 6, 2017
An Aylesbury mum is supporting Volunteers Week (1-7 June) after working as a volunteer with Spurgeons Children’s Charity at Southcourt Children’s Centre. Mum of three, Salma Rafiq, applied to volunteer with the charity, after her third child started at part…
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HMP/YOI Winchester’s Invisible Walls represented at the Queen’s Garden Party

By admin | May 26, 2017
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…
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Emily Little plans a big walk for children’s charity project at HMP Winchester

By admin | May 18, 2017
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. Emily (21) was inspired to put on her walking boots after volunteering at…
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New charity partnership to help relieve poverty in Paston

By admin | May 8, 2017
A new advisory service has been launched by Spurgeons Children’s Charity and Citizens Advice Peterborough (CAP) to help reduce poverty in Paston. The new initative is based at Spurgeons Honeyhill Children’s Centre in Paston. A CAP outreach advisor will be…