Category: Children

Local Conservatives slammed for leaving children to go hungry during school holidays

On Wednesday evening (21/10/2020), the Conservative party, including Lewes MP Maria Caulfield, will vote against a motion in the House of Commons that would guarantee that all children in receipt of free school meals will continue to receive them during the upcoming school holidays. Commenting on the issue, James MacCleary, […]

NSPCC lays out six tests for Government to create world-leading laws to protect children online

Charity at the forefront of the Online Harms Bill urges Government to deliver on Boris Johnson’s determination for ambitious regulation NSPCC sets 11th hour demand for Government: ‘Pass our tests for online regulation so children don’t continue to suffer avoidable harm and abuse’ Online sex crimes recorded against children in Sussex […]

CHILDLINE SEES SURGE IN CHILDREN AGED 11 AND UNDER REACHING OUT WITH MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS

·         Childline data reveals there have been nearly 22,000 counselling sessions about mental health and wellbeing since lockdown, including almost 2,000 with 11-year-olds and under ·         The NSPCC urges Government to prioritise a children’s recovery plan including mental health support, alongside health and the economy ·        Childline has seen an increase in young […]

NSPCC urges Prime Minister to get social media regulation done as online child grooming offences pass 10,000

NSPCC asks Boris Johnson to publicly commit to having world-leading online harms legislation on statute book within 18 months Social media sites are ‘enabling offenders’ as recorded online grooming crimes under new law goes beyond 10,000 and 220 in Sussex Facebook-owned apps were involved in 55% of instances where the method […]

Holiday Clubs

Sussex Wildlife Trust is leading fun-packed outdoor activity days for children across the county throughout the school holidays. From bug-hunting, survival skills, camouflage games, rock-pooling, to arts and crafts from natural materials; there is something for everybody. ‘Wild Woodies’ may join in the muddy minibeast mayhem in the woods, or […]

THIS NOISY ISLE

Inspired by The Tempest, Spun Glass Theatre present This Noisy Isle – an immersive treasure hunt show at Brighton Fringe 2019. Leading children and their families on a magical journey through a strange new land, This Noisy Isle comes to Brighton Spiegeltent from Friday 31st May – Sunday 3 June. […]

Three Exciting Designs For The New Skate-Park To Be Built In The Salts Recreation Ground, Seaford

  Seaford Town Council is now in receipt of three exciting designs for the new skate-park to be built in The Salts recreation ground. Seaford Skate park Association has been consulted on the criteria for the tenders, and the Council would now like to invite skaters, park users and residents […]