Bathgate service for young parents opens doors

Parents aged 16-25 years old with babies and young children are being invited to an open day to launch a new drop-in service in Bathgate.

Thanks a million says CHILDREN 1<sup>ST</sup> as Juliette steps down

One of the North East’s longest serving and most successful charity fundraisers, is stepping down – after helping raise more than £1.7million for CHILDREN 1ST.

Families with young children affected by homelessness to benefit from major lottery award

Families in Edinburgh with young children affected by homelessness are being helped by a new service following an award by the Big Lottery Fund.

Additional Support for Learning rights of kinship care children acknowledged

CHILDREN 1ST welcomes new Additional Support for Learning information for kinship carers.

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.