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Boost for prison reading project takes more dads and children into a world of gruffaloes, moles and giraffes

By Jeremy Waterfield | January 8, 2020
A new partnership between a prison reading scheme promoted by Spurgeons Children’s Charity, a community children’s book group, a local book shop and East Sussex County Council has proved a major boost in spreading the joy of reading between fathers…

Spurgeons to deliver new early help service for Surrey families

By Lauren Baldridge | October 28, 2019
Spurgeons Children’s Charity is set to deliver a new £2.5m Family Centre service in partnership with Surrey County Council in the borough of Elmbridge. A three-year contract, which may be extended for a further two years, has been awarded to…

Awards success champions ‘the Spurgeons way’

By Lauren Baldridge | September 11, 2019
With two projects both being shortlisted in two categories, Spurgeons has established a strong presence in this year’s Children & Young People Now Awards. The Saturdads group at Peterborough’s Honeyhill Children’s Centre, which celebrated its 10th Anniversary in August, is…
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Spurgeons to continue support for young carers in Birmingham

By Lauren Baldridge | June 25, 2019
Spurgeons Children’s Charity is delighted to announce it has retained the Birmingham Children’s Trust contract to deliver support services for the city’s young carers, following a successful retender. Having worked with young carers and their families in Birmingham since 2009,…
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The Parent Report 2018

By Spurgeons | December 4, 2018
One in 10 parents feel out of their depth all or most of the time Children’s charity Spurgeons warns of ‘parenting crisis’ as cuts reduce support One in 10 (12%) of all British parents with children aged 18 and under…
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New domestic abuse programme goes live in Norwich

By Spurgeons | November 13, 2018
A Norwich based initiative that aims to improve help and support for whole families and individuals experiencing domestic abuse will go live on Wednesday, 14 November 2018. The three year Norwich Connect pilot programme, which is thought to be the…
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Free family fun for children and grown-ups in East Northants

By Spurgeons | August 15, 2018
Join Spurgeons Together for Families for a host of fun and games across Northamptonshire. Local families in East Northants can take part in a number of free stay and play activity sessions this summer thanks to Spurgeons Children’s Charity. The…
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Splash and Dash challenge to raise funds for local Children’s Charity

By Spurgeons | July 23, 2018
Over 300 adventurous people will be taking part in a fundraising challenge at Rushden Lakes, to raise vital funds for the local based Spurgeons Children’s Charity. Splash and Dash is the first ever challenge event to take place at the…
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Spurgeons Children’s Charity – statement regarding Amesbury nerve agent exposure

By Spurgeons | July 5, 2018
Statement 5 July 2018 Following the recent Novichok nerve agent exposure near Amesbury, Public Health England has issued a statement to say that they do not believe there is any significant health risk to the wider public. They have published…