Children

All the places where kids can eat free during the February half term
Cost of living crisis

All the places where kids can eat free during the February half term

Here are all of the places where kids can eat for free during the school half term this year, as families face the cost of living crisis

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis
Child poverty

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis

Here’s what you need to know about children living below the breadline across the country

‘Mr Christmas’ turns his home into a winter wonderland with 25,000 lights for charity
News

‘Mr Christmas’ turns his home into a winter wonderland with 25,000 lights for charity

‘Mr Christmas’ Mark Abbott spent time in a homeless hostel more than 15 years ago. Now he gives back by turning his home into a winter wonderland for charity

The 7 best things at Stormzy’s Christmas party for the kids of Croydon
Christmas joy

The 7 best things at Stormzy’s Christmas party for the kids of Croydon

Yuval Noah Harari: ‘We are living inside the dreams of dead people’
Books

Yuval Noah Harari: ‘We are living inside the dreams of dead people’

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Let there be Christmas light! How the UK is keeping the magic of the season on the high street
Christmas

Let there be Christmas light! How the UK is keeping the magic of the season on the high street

Need a gift for children? Check out these crochet toys made by a fair trade co-op in Bangladesh
Meet the maker

Need a gift for children? Check out these crochet toys made by a fair trade co-op in Bangladesh

How spending cuts have decimated public services since 2010, from libraries to youth clubs
Autumn Statement

How spending cuts have decimated public services since 2010, from libraries to youth clubs

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would ‘condemn country to more years of failing public services’
Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would ‘condemn country to more years of failing public services’

‘They put my life in danger’: The crisis in children’s mental health services
Mental health

‘They put my life in danger’: The crisis in children’s mental health services

How do you cook for your family on a tight budget? All you need to know about finding cheap recipes
Summer survival guide

How do you cook for your family on a tight budget? All you need to know about finding cheap recipes

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children
Summer survival guide

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children

How to talk to children about money during the cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

How to talk to children about money during the cost of living crisis

Cheap and fun activities to keep your children entertained over the summer holidays
Summer Survival Guide

Cheap and fun activities to keep your children entertained over the summer holidays

How supermarkets are helping families over the summer holidays
Summer survival guide

How supermarkets are helping families over the summer holidays

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent
Summer survival guide

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent

The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis

Poorest parents spend three times more on childcare than the richest
Childcare

Poorest parents spend three times more on childcare than the richest

‘There’s no support for us at all’: The realities of caring for a disabled child during a heatwave
Heatwave

‘There’s no support for us at all’: The realities of caring for a disabled child during a heatwave

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones
Child poverty

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones

How to find an affordable holiday club for the summer break
Summer holidays

How to find an affordable holiday club for the summer break

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Care leavers campaign for better support: ‘We don’t have a great start in life when we turn 18’
Social Justice

Care leavers campaign for better support: ‘We don’t have a great start in life when we turn 18’

National food strategy won’t expand free school meals to another 1.1 million children, despite recommendations
Social Justice

National food strategy won’t expand free school meals to another 1.1 million children, despite recommendations

Child benefit: Why your payment has been reduced ahead of the Queen’s Jubilee
Welfare system

Child benefit: Why your payment has been reduced ahead of the Queen’s Jubilee

Will having the calorie content of our meals on menus actually tackle the obesity epidemic?
Food

Will having the calorie content of our meals on menus actually tackle the obesity epidemic?