Features

Here on the Features page you will find videos and news articles that we think may be beneficial
​to children, parents/carers and professionals from a wide range of angencies. 

 INTERACT

Download your free menigitis app

Posted on Wednesday 11 May 2016

Follow the link below to receive more information about the signs and symptoms of meningitis and to download the free meningitis app...
Click here

Are you sick and tired of living in a cold Northumberland house?

Posted on Wednesday 10 February

You could qualify for a free central heating system from the Warm Up North partnership. Please click on the link below to be taken to the Northumberland County Council webpage, where you will find full details of the scheme.
Click here

 VIDEOS

Coping with Crying

A video uploaded by the NSPCC on September 23 2013

Consent

Copyright ©2015 Emmeline May and Blue Seat Studios

Chokeables Advert

A video uploaded by the St. John Ambulance
on January 10 2015

Guide to Monksfield

Published on December 4 2015

Click here to view Action for Children's YouTube Page

Click here to view Action for Children's Website

 ARTICLES

Government 'hid' report revealing full impact of cuts to Sure Start children's centres

Posted on Tuesday 12 January

A damning report which revealed the full extent of the harm done by funding cuts to children’s centres was among more than 400 statements, documents and reports quietly released by the Government just before Christmas.
A six-year study by Oxford University researchers highlighted how children’s centres – known as Sure Start – were making a difference in some of the poorest areas of the country, but have suffered acutely from cuts or restructuring...
Full Article Here

North East parents say their children are ADDICTED to technology

Posted on Wednesday 6 January

Parents across the North East say they struggle to keep their kids fit because they are too addicted to technology. 
Research by Action for Children found a third of parents from our region found it hard to get their kids to 'unplug' from their devices. 31 percent said they struggle to get children to take part in activities away from television, phone and computer screens...
Full Article Here