Tagged with: London

33 posts about London on this blog

  1. Happy Easter from Toby, Lucas and Stamford

    Thursday 17 April 2014, 12:25

    Pudsey Bear Pudsey Bear Chief Fundraiser

    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...

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  2. Who You Help: Sufyan and MG

    Wednesday 19 March 2014, 14:45

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    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.

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  3. Who You Help: Chickenshed

    Monday 17 March 2014, 11:45

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    Part funded by BBC Children in Need, the Chickenshed theatre is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

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  4. Who You Help: The Urban Hope Youth Project

    Friday 31 January 2014, 11:05

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    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.

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  5. Who You Help: New Horizons Youth Centre

    Wednesday 29 January 2014, 13:04

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    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.

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  6. Charlie's Army Blog

    Tuesday 14 January 2014, 15:54

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    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.

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  7. The heroes of 2013

    Friday 13 December 2013, 17:02

    Pudsey Bear Pudsey Bear Chief Fundraiser

    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.

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  8. HMRC fundraising hero visits ChildLine

    Monday 25 November 2013, 15:09

    Pudsey Bear Pudsey Bear Chief Fundraiser

    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.

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  9. Thank you to all our fundraising heroes!

    Friday 22 November 2013, 14:27

    Pudsey Bear Pudsey Bear Chief Fundraiser

    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.

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  10. Tommy meets the Tigers

    Thursday 14 November 2013, 12:25

    Tommy Sandhu Tommy Sandhu BBC Asian Network

    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.

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  11. Rocks returns!

    Thursday 26 September 2013, 10:52

    Pudsey Bear Pudsey Bear Chief Fundraiser

    Gary Barlow has excelled once again in bringing together some of the biggest names in the music industry.

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  12. Literacy Day - Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association

    Saturday 7 September 2013, 20:38

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    International Literacy Day, Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association

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  13. Fundraising Heroes – London and the South East

    Friday 6 September 2013, 16:39

    Pudsey Bear Pudsey Bear Chief Fundraiser

    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...

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  14. Who You Help: National Childhood Obesity Week

    Tuesday 2 July 2013, 14:54

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    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...

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  15. Happy Father's Day!

    Friday 14 June 2013, 17:07

    Ruth McDermott Ruth McDermott BBC Children in Need Editorial

    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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  16. Challenge COMPLETED!

    Friday 3 May 2013, 17:16

    Mark Attree Mark Attree Graphic Designer

    BBC Children in Need Graphic Designer Mark Attree takes on 5 marathons in 5 days!

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  17. One more marathon to go!

    Thursday 2 May 2013, 16:31

    Mark Attree Mark Attree Graphic Designer

    BBC Children in Need Graphic Designer Mark Attree is taking on 5 marathons in 5 days!

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  18. My 5 Marathon Challenge

    Friday 26 April 2013, 18:12

    Mark Attree Mark Attree Graphic Designer

    BBC Children in Need Graphic Designer Mark Attree tells us how and why he is taking on 5 marathons in 5 days!

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  19. Who You Help: International Children's Book Day

    Tuesday 2 April 2013, 12:31

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    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...

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  20. Who You Help: St Andrew's Club, Westminster

    Thursday 28 March 2013, 11:44

    Ruth McDermott Ruth McDermott BBC Children in Need Editorial

    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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