Ruth McDermott

BBC Children in Need Editorial, Researcher

Blog posts in total 6

Posts

  1. Meet Euan, who had his arm amputated after being diagnosed with bone cancer. Thanks to The Rainbow Trust and BBC Children in Need a family support worker has helped Euan and his family during the long recovery process.

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  2. This week is Child Safety Week, run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust with the aim of raising awareness of the accidents or incidents that seriously injure or kill children.

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  3. Father’s Day is a great excuse to appreciate all the amazing dads and grandfathers all over the UK. One Children in Need funded project that has seen generations of families is the Crown and Manor Club in London.

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  4. This week is Carers Week and BBC Children in Need is proud to be funding 104 projects across the UK that support young carers.

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  5. To celebrate St George's Day, we've been out on the water with children from St George’s School on the Isle of Wight. All the students have learning difficulties and physical disabilities, so it’s really important to them that they get to have the same experiences as other children.

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  6. Find out about the great work being done by the St Andrew's Club in Westminster, the "oldest Youth Club in the world". As they prepare for Easter, find out how the club's facilities help to keep their 850 members off the streets and away from gangs in one of the most deprived areas of London.

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