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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…

Spurgeons acquires school counselling and parental support charity Fegans

By Spurgeons | July 1, 2021
Fegans, a school counselling and parenting support charity based in the South East of England, will transfer into Spurgeons Children’s Charity (Spurgeons) on 1 July 2021. Inspired by the Christian faith, Spurgeons, like Fegans, has built a reputation of excellence…
The Big Ask

Spurgeons supports #TheBigAsk, the largest ever consultation with children undertaken in England.

By Spurgeons | April 22, 2021
Spurgeons Children’s Charity is delighted to support #TheBigAsk with Dame Rachel De Souza, Children’s Commissioner for England.

Remembering Old Scholar Martin Lambie-Nairn

By Spurgeons | April 8, 2021
We were sad to learn of the passing of Martin Lambie-Nairn, a former Old Scholar, in December 2020, at the age of 75. Martin became a talented brand and graphic designer and was responsible, among other things, for designing the…

Spurgeons team at HMP Swaleside bring some seasonal joy to children and families affected by imprisonment

By Spurgeons | March 31, 2021
Spurgeons Prison-based family support services at HMP Swaleside have been providing families with the chance to experience some normality over the Easter period thanks to the generous donations of ‘good eggs’ amongst the community.  Over the spring and Easter period,…

New funding secured to support improved perinatal health services to Pakistani mothers in Birmingham

By Spurgeons | March 24, 2021
Spurgeons Birmingham Forward Steps service secures share of £7.6 million new Health and Wellbeing fund to give babies the best start in life.  Spurgeons Children’s Centre Services in Birmingham have secured a share in a new Health and Wellbeing Fund…

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