News archive for 2020

Thanks to Computershare for supporting children and families through coronavirus pandemic

We are delighted that a funding boost from the UK’s largest third-party mortgage servicer will help more families to cope through coronavirus.


Creative Kin – a project with Starcatchers bringing together artists and kinship families

Two new team members join Starcatchers this month to develop Creative Kin, a three-year project bringing together artists and kinship families in North Ayrshire – and we’re delighted to be part of it.


October news for corporate partners

This month's update from the fundraising team about what's happening at Children 1st and how you can get involved.


One year on - the campaign that led Scotland to end the physical punishment of children in law

First published in the Herald last year, our Chief Executive Mary Glasgow reflects on the cracking campaign that led to Scotland becoming the first country in the UK to end the physical punishment of children in law, exactly a year ago today.


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.