Sandwich generation feels the pressure during lockdown

The sandwich generation – those supporting both children and parents – are facing heightened emotional and financial pressures during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to...

Innovative training programme empowers communities to reduce alcohol harm

A new volunteer training programme led by the University of Salford is empowering communities with the resources and skills to take control of their...

Business leaders and academics back Mayor’s call for support to self-isolate

LEADING voices in the business and academic communities have called for targeted interventions to support workers, limit the spread of Covid-19 and protect the...

Neighbours of more than 30 years reunited after moving into brand new homes in...

Neighbours of more than 30 years have been reunited after moving into the first brand new houses on the street they have called home...

The long shadow of deprivation-Bolton and Wigan amongst the cold spots of life chances

The effect of deprivation in dozens of English local authorities is now so persistent that some families face being locked into disadvantage for generations...

Living standards hit from Covid-19 crisis is ahead, rather than behind us says report

The coming year is set to mark the peak of the pandemic-induced living standards downturn for households, especially those on lower incomes, even as...

Record month as public reports of child sexual abuse surge

The Internet Watch Foundation has had a record number of public reports of suspected child sexual abuse material to its hotline, but there are...

Schoolchildren’s commercials are a breath of fresh air

Five Greater Manchester primary schools have picked up prizes after producing radio and TV commercials to help tackle air pollution in Greater Manchester. Children from...

Mind survey reveals toll of pandemic on ambulance workers’ mental health

Data from a survey of almost 4,000 staff and volunteers across police, fire and ambulance services in the UK* has laid bare the scale...

Poverty is the most significant obstacle to happiness and well-being for children in England,...

The majority of children in England are very happy with their lives, but a significant number are living in poverty and deeply unhappy, a...