News archive for 2019

Children 1st joins Food Facts Friends in supporting families at new Midlothian community hub

A new community hub to support children and families has opened in Midlothian - and we’re delighted to be one of the key partners in this lifeline project. The Food Facts Friends Community Hub was officially opened in Penicuik last...


Determined dad is going the extra mile to support children and families

A determined Wishaw dad is going the extra mile to support children and families across Scotland.


SCVO Cracking Campaign Award for ending physical punishment of children in Scots law.

Children 1st, NSPCC Scotland, Barnardo's Scotland win SCVO Cracking Campaign Award for ending physical punishment of children in Scots law.


Exemptions for children and young people to some coronavirus restrictions will help protect their development

Scottish Government prioritise the wellbeing of children and young people in today's announcement.


Outdoor education sector needs support to help children and families’ recover from Coronavirus

Join the #saveyouroutdoorcentres campaign to support children and young people’s mental health.


Thanks to Morton Fraser for supporting children through coronavirus pandemic

We are delighted that a £10k funding boost from one of the largest independent law firms in Scotland will help more families to cope through coronavirus.


Three new multi-disciplinary community hubs to open in Aberdeen city

We are delighted to announce that we will be joining partners, children and families in the creation of three new multi-disciplinary community hubs in Aberdeen city.


World record breaking brothers are in high spirits ahead of fundraiser

World record breaking brothers are in ‘high spirits’ - as they team up with their whisky expert father for a charity event to support children and families across Scotland, tomorrow – 10th September.


International Day of Charity

Children 1st Chief Executive reflects on the critical role of charities in our lives, communities and society


Children 1st has been a lifeline for families in Moray

Children 1st has been a lifeline for families in Moray during the coronavirus pandemic.


Incorporation of UNCRC - Get it right for children, get it right for us all

Today the Scottish Parliament has an opportunity to move closer towards realising the ambition of Scotland being the ‘best place in the world for a child to grow up’. Children 1st Chief Executive Mary Glasgow welcomes the introduction of the...


Landmark law change to transform the civil court system for children

Children 1st Policy Manager Chloe Riddell, writes about how this was a historic week for children across Scotland as the Scottish Parliament began putting children’s rights front and centre of the justice system.