33 posts about London on this blog
Thursday 17 April 2014, 12:25
Toby, Lucas and Stamford are getting into the Easter spirit by colouring in Easter eggs! All three have cerebral palsy, a condition affecting the part of the brain that controls muscle movement. By learning to hold the pencils correctly and colouring within the lines, they are also developing crucial...
Wednesday 19 March 2014, 14:45
Less than a year ago, Sufyan was like any other 12-year-old boy. He loved playing sport, especially football and rugby, liked hanging out with his mates and was looking forward to being a teenager getting up to trouble! Then very unexpectedly, his life began to unravel.
Monday 17 March 2014, 11:45
Part funded by BBC Children in Need, the Chickenshed theatre is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Friday 31 January 2014, 11:05
Urban Hope is a vibrant youth project based at St Stephen's Church in North London. The project runs after school activities for girls aged 11-18 from low-income families who are socially excluded in Islington.
Wednesday 29 January 2014, 13:04
We are halfway through Poverty and Homelessness Awareness Week and continuing to look at the work done by organisations to help vulnerable young people who are dealing with issues around homelessness. New Horizon Youth Centre is a youth crisis centre in Chalton Street, Camden, London.
Tuesday 14 January 2014, 15:54
In September 2013 BBC Children in Need were excited to be contacted by the team working with Radio 1Xtra DJ Charlie Sloth.They were looking to recruit some young people to take part in work experience at this year’s 1Xtra Live events in London, Bournemouth, Liverpool and Leeds.
Friday 13 December 2013, 17:02
It’s nearly Christmas, and of course that means that it’s nearly New Year! As we keep moving ever closer to what promises to be a very exciting 2014, we can’t help but take the opportunity to have a few little glances back at some of the great stuff that happened over the past year.
Monday 25 November 2013, 15:09
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) staff are big supporters of Children in Need. Last year people across the department dug deep into their pockets and organised dozens of fundraising events in their own time, raising more than £100,000 from offices across the country.
Friday 22 November 2013, 14:27
Here at Pudsey HQ we’ve had a little bit of a celebratory week - last Friday our cracking Appeal Show saw us raise a record-breaking £31.1 million – a remarkable amount that we couldn’t have reached without the support of fundraising heroes from all over the UK.
Thursday 14 November 2013, 12:25
Tommy Sandhu visits London Tigers, a group dedicated to helping young adults and teenagers from underprivileged areas stay away from crime and drugs on the street.
Thursday 26 September 2013, 10:52
Gary Barlow has excelled once again in bringing together some of the biggest names in the music industry.
Saturday 7 September 2013, 20:38
International Literacy Day, Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association
Friday 6 September 2013, 16:39
As we leap head-first into fundraising season, it’s becoming hard to hide our excitement as all signs show that this could be our biggest and best year yet. We haven’t had to search far for Fundraising Heroes this week as we’ve been stepping just outside Pudsey HQ to explore London and the South...
Tuesday 2 July 2013, 14:54
APPLE – Acton Play Project and Leisure Services - offers 82 open access sessions to children and young people from low income families by providing a range of cooking, gardening and arts-based activities for them. When the weather is good, that means going outside and planting or harvesting vegetables...
Friday 14 June 2013, 17:07
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.
Friday 3 May 2013, 17:16
BBC Children in Need Graphic Designer Mark Attree takes on 5 marathons in 5 days!
Thursday 2 May 2013, 16:31
BBC Children in Need Graphic Designer Mark Attree is taking on 5 marathons in 5 days!
Friday 26 April 2013, 18:12
BBC Children in Need Graphic Designer Mark Attree tells us how and why he is taking on 5 marathons in 5 days!
Tuesday 2 April 2013, 12:31
On this day each year, that great storyteller Hans Christian Anderson's birthday is celebrated with an International Children's Book Day. To mark the occasion, we wanted you to read first hand about just one of the BBC Children in Need grants that has children's books at the centre of it. Mum Angela...
Thursday 28 March 2013, 11:44
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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