Press Releases

9 yr old boy walks from Oakham to London for other children (115 miles)

Sep 23, 2015 11:02 BST ChildrenBeHappy ​Schoolboy Joel Condron, 9, is spending this Autumn half-term walking 115 miles from Oakham in Rutland to London to raise money for Save the Children to help kids in need. He is selling some of his cherished Lego and Hot Wheels car collections to start the ball rolling.

Stronger focus on social inclusion key to future of Europe’s young people

Sep 23, 2015 10:00 BST Eurofound Eurofound’s new report 'Social inclusion of young people' gives an in-depth analysis of early Youth Guarantee implementation and reviews policies for social inclusion and participation in several Member States, and provides recommendations as to how to improve the levels of social inclusion of young people across the European Union.

Jul 01, 2015 18:07 BST Poppy-PR A man from St Anns will be cutting off his staple dreadlocks in a bid to raise money for a brand new Nottingham based charity called The Harley Jae Trust.

ALMA prizewinner brings joy of reading to Church of Sweden’s partner organisation

Jun 01, 2015 10:00 BST Church of Sweden Today the South African organisation PRAESA recieves the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015, the largest in the world for children’s and young adult literature, with prize money of SEK 5 million. The news is very pleasing for the Church of Sweden’s partner in South Africa, Philani, which works with children’s education in collaboration with PRAESA on the reading promotion project “Nal’ibali”.

Celebrating 40 years of contributing to Social Europe

May 26, 2015 10:45 BST Eurofound This year marks 40 years for the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound), the Dublin-based EU Agency charged with providing knowledge in the area of social and work-related policies.

£65k Community Covenant grant boosts schools leadership programme

May 21, 2015 13:33 BST Moray Council Scottish charity SkillForce expands its leadership programmes into primary schools thanks to pro-armed forces grant aid.

New report defines factors to unlock the potential of Europe’s young entrepreneurs

Apr 29, 2015 14:15 BST Eurofound Only a fraction of young Europeans interested in becoming entrepreneurs actually go on to do so, according to Eurofound’s new report ‘Youth entrepreneurship in Europe: Values, attitudes, policies’.

The Little Monsters Bash 2015 – A fun festival for your little monsters!

Apr 08, 2015 16:39 BST Tree of Hope The Little Monster’s Bash family festival is bouncing back bigger and better in Kent this summer.

Suffolk parents raise money to help their son walk just like his twin brother

Mar 26, 2015 09:51 GMT Tree of Hope A couple from Suffolk have been talking of their heartache of watching their twin boys grow up - one learning to walk and jump, but the other being left behind because he has cerebral palsy and can still only crawl.

Parents worried about children's digital lives

Mar 19, 2015 07:00 GMT Telenor Norway Telenor publishes results of major study on Internet usage and cyber bullying. 3 out of 4 parents lack knowledge about social media, 2 out of 3 think it is challenging to be a digital role model for their children, and 4 out of 10 are concerned about cyber bullying and their children's safety online.