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Filtered by month: November

Our response to the autumn statement

Posted by Kate Mulley /

Wednesday 23 November 2016 / Government spending
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Today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Autumn Statement to Parliament.

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Chancellor, tomorrow’s success is being born today!

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Today’s autumn statement made big promises for infrastructure, but our future depends on more than roads and broadband.

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8 amazing people who have won Stephenson Awards

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Events
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The Stephenson Awards is our annual event to celebrate the remarkable people who make a difference to children's lives.

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‘Community Swap n Shop’ offers career training as well as clothes!

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Fundraising
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Our ‘Community Swap n Shop’ has installed clothes banks at 17 children's centres across Norfolk.

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Early years development: why the Government should invest in custard baths

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Custard, curiosity and child development should be at the heart of government policy making.

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