Unregulated accommodation to be banned for vulnerable children

A ban on placing vulnerable children under the age of 16 in unregulated accommodation will come into force in September, the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced, as part of a series of reforms to drive up standards in children’s social care.

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Kelontae Gavin celebrates Two #1s on the Gospel Radio Charts

Kelontae Gavin celebrates a new milestone with two #1s on the Gospel radio charts, as his single “Hold Me Close” hits #1 on both the latest Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart and the Mediabase Gospel Chart.

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Nigerian kidnapping: ‘Nigerians are waiting for the Government to act’

Nigeria and its international partners urgently need to act to “ensure the safety of its citizens.” The remark from an Open Doors spokesperson, follows another mass kidnapping of schoolchildren in Niger State yesterday.

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New beds for homeless hospital patients

People who are homeless and due to be discharged from hospital, are being offered new Salvation Army “step-down beds” to ensure they have a safe space to recover while freeing up urgently needed NHS beds.

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Domestic Violence Training for Churches

Leaders and members of churches who want to learn how to provide practical compassionate support to victims of domestic abuse and violence should book a place on Walk in the Way of Love, Domestic Violence Training for Churches.

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Christian charity launches appeal to help the blindness crisis in Zimbabwe

Christian, overseas disability charity CBM is warning that hundreds of thousands of people are living needlessly blind in Zimbabwe – and the situation is worsening due to Coronavirus. On 18 February, CBM is launching a fundraising appeal to improve access to sight-saving treatment and until 20May all public donations will be doubled by the UK government.

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Freedom of Speech: Support Christian students like Julia

Students in the UK are being punished for holding certain values. Julia Rynkiewicz, a final year midwifery student, was forced to suspend her studies and faced a fitness to practise investigation over her involvement with a pro-life society.

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A Spring of Surprises – By Martins Agbonlahor

The 25th January 2021, marked ten years since the so-called Arab Spring occurred in Egypt. A revolution of sorts, it led to the resignation of the then President Hosni Mubarak who had ruled the country for almost thirty years.

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Book encourages children to appreciate the diversity of God’s creations

From the rainforest to the grasslands and the desert to the oceans, Goodnight World by Rebecca Parkinson takes you on a journey around the world to say goodnight to all the animals as they settle down for sleep.

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