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Online Safety Bill 2022

By Spurgeons | March 23, 2022
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has announced that the Online Safety Bill has been introduced in Parliament, the first step in its passage to become law in the UK. The Bill will include the new offence of…

Young Carers Action Day

By Spurgeons | March 16, 2022
COLLABORATION IS KEY TO EFFECTIVE SUPPORT FOR YOUNG CARERS, SAYS NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CHARITY Ahead of Young Carers Action Day on the 16th March, Spurgeons Children’s Charity called for greater collaboration across support services, schools and communities across the UK to…

New CEO For Spurgeons Children’s Charity

By Spurgeons | January 20, 2022
SPURGEONS CHILDREN’S CHARITY APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE TO LEAD STRATEGY FOR DEEPER COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS TO REACH MORE VULNERABLE CHILDREN Spurgeons Children’s Charity has appointed Ian Soars as the new chief executive with immediate effect. His primary objective will be to…

HMP Winchester Celebrates 10-Years Of The Invisible Walls Programme

By Spurgeons | December 10, 2021
HMP WINCHESTER CELEBRATES 10-YEARS OF THE INVISIBLE WALLS PROGRAMME – KEEPING FAMILIES TOGETHER AND REDUCING REOFFENDING   ‘Invisible Walls’, a prison-based family support service run out of HMP Winchester by Spurgeons Children’s Charity, has just celebrated its 10-year anniversary in…

Several Spurgeons services shortlisted for 2021 Children and Young People Now Awards

By Spurgeons | November 26, 2021
Children and Young People Now magazine is dedicated to professionals working with children, young people and families. It’s annual CYP Now Awards recognise the very best practice amongst those professionals – and we’re delighted that several of our projects were…
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Farewell reflections from Ross

By Spurgeons | October 7, 2021
Having established a new direction for Spurgeons and overseen the acquisition of Fegans, this autumn Ross Hendry will hand on the baton to a new CEO. He shares a few parting thoughts. Seven years is a comparatively short term for…

Prisons Week of Prayer 2021

By Spurgeons | October 1, 2021
2021 is the eighth year of our involvement in Prisons Week of Prayer – a national, ecumenical initiative to raise awareness and generate prayer for all those affected by imprisonment – including children and families, victims, communities as well as…

Providing greater help for more children

By Spurgeons | August 2, 2021
Ross Hendry, Spurgeons CEO writes: As I write, many of the pandemic restrictions that have shaped our way of life since March 2020 have lifted. For most of us, life has returned to some semblance of normality. But that is…

Introducing Fegans

By Spurgeons | July 15, 2021
Ian Soars, former CEO of Fegans and now on the senior executive team of Spurgeons, gives a brief overview of the charity and the skills it brings to Spurgeons. Fegans’ beginnings were strikingly similar to those of Spurgeons. James Fegans…

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