Children

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    Video caption: Norfolk mum is 'so grateful' after £80k raised for toddler Tommy

    Tommy's family hope he will no longer be in "daily pain" after surgery to improve his mobility.

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    Video caption: Covid: Home-schooled children are flourishing, says mum

    A woman who began home educating her children during lockdown says they have been “flourishing” ever since.

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    Video caption: Brain imaging technology designed for babies

    Scientists demonstrate a scanning device that will make it easier to study the brain.

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    Video caption: Covid: 'A memory of Christmas in an unusual year'

    There are concerns people will not be able to contribute presents because of the pandemic.

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    Video caption: Eleanor lost her mum when she was three, but has been helped by bereavement counselling.

    Eleanor lost her mum when she was three, but has been helped by bereavement counselling funded by Children in Need.

  6. Adoption services link up across north of England

    Children in need of adoption should have a better deal under a new partnership announced today between Cumbria County Council, Durham County Council and Together for Children, which delivers children’s services on behalf of Sunderland City Council.

    Cumbria County Council sign

    The three authorities have set up what is known as a "regional adoption agency", and the aim is to have a larger pool of potential adopters so children can be placed more quickly with a suitable family.

    County councillor Anne Burns, Cumbria's cabinet member for people, said: "This is all about ensuring that children have the best chance of being matched with the right adoptive family."