Charity chief says thanks to sponsors

Sponsors of the hugely successful Touch of Tartan Ball were given a personal ‘thank you’ from CHILDREN 1ST Chief Executive Alison Todd last week.


Ann makes a face as CHILDREN 1<sup>ST</sup> celebrates Red Nose Day

Scottish children’s charity CHILDREN 1ST celebrated Red Nose Day 2015 by having a bake sale and making a mascot to oversee proceedings.


Charity welcomes report into how evidence is given in court

Charity welcomes Scottish Court Service report on child witnesses


Kinship carers invited to gatherings in Dumfries and Inverness

Events for kinship carers are set to take place in Dumfries and Inverness this month.


Childrens charity hopes to strike gold

A renowned jeweller and engraver whose work has been described as ‘poetry in metal’ is once again appealing for donations of gold and silver to help make the famous Banchory Bangles.


Fierce Pro dancers launch CHILDREN 1<sup>ST</sup> Kiltwalk sign-up campaign

The leading child welfare charity received a grant of more than £34,000 from last year’s sponsored Kiltwalks and hopes the help of the cheer-squad will encourage even more people to put their best foot forward for Scotland’s children this year.


Funding boost from players of Peoples Postcode Lottery

CHILDREN 1ST has thanked players of the People’s Postcode Lottery after the charity received an additional surprise grant of £25,000.


CHILDREN 1<sup>ST</sup> welcomes health professional’s backing for a ban on physical punishment

Calls from a child health expert for the Scottish Government to change the law and outlaw physical punishment are being welcomed by campaigners.


Comment on nursery managers conviction

Our statement following the conviction of nursery manager Mark Maclennan, found guilty of sexual offences against children.


Charity welcomes judgement supporting a named person for every child

Our statement welcoming the finding of a judicial review which found MSPs did not exceed their powers by including provision in Children and Young People (Scotland) Act for a ‘named person’ for every child.


Charity calls on Scotlands families to make use of new free childcare hours

CHILDREN 1ST is backing a Scottish Government campaign to make sure parents and carers of children eligible for more free childcare hours know about their entitlement. 


Uni on song for a good cause

Musical theatre students play their part and kick off a year of fundraising.