A national consultation has been launched to find out views on school uniform.
“The cost of living crisis is seeing costs of everyday items, including clothing and shoes, rising and this donation will really help families we support.” Erika Copland, Senior Co-ordinator at Home-Start Orkney
Poverty is affecting the growth of unborn babies from as early as mid-way through pregnancy.
The number of cases in such a short period of time, combined with the geographical spread and severity of illness, in some cases, is unusual and requires further investigation.
“Childminding is a vital community asset providing local flexible childcare and family support . “- Graeme McAlister, Chief Executive, Scottish Childminding Association
More than 130,000 items urgently requested by the Ukrainian Government and donated by NHS Scotland will be flown from Stansted Airport to Poland on Sunday for onward transport to Ukraine.
“During the first COVID19 lockdown in Scotland, the uptake rates of routine childhood immunizations (such as the MMR) increased compared to the previous year.” – Fiona McQuaid
“It is really worrying that even before soaring energy bills, high cost of living increases and rising energy prices we’re facing now, families were finding it difficult to manage financially.” Clare Simpson, Parenting Across Scotland
“I dedicate this work to my family, hopefully along with other parties they will be interested and enjoy reading my memories of an Aberdeen Child of the 50s.” Bill Walker
The theme for 2022 is ‘an unusual party’ and entries will be judged by successful Aberdeen children’s author Alex McCall.