Just Change School Meals - Please sir, can I have some more?!

Sara Bryson shares her thoughts on the recently launched Just Change Campaign which wants pupils on free school meals to get the change from their lunch money Read more

April down on the Children North East Allotment

Catch up with the latest developments down on the Children North East Young People's Service Allotment in Benwell this month... Read more

What does 'be the best you can be' really mean?

Schools are all for raising pupils' aspirations - but our aspirations may not be theirs says Luke Bramhall Read more

Local elections: Challenge inequality and champion children’s rights

Children North East's Campaigner Katie McSherry explains why it's vital that everyone needs to vote in the latest round of local elections Read more

Positive change to divorce law for families

Children North East's Deputy Chief Executive Leigh Elliott welcomes the latest changes to divorce laws that will allow couples to part more amicably Read more

‘Working families are struggling to put food on the table’

Children North East’s Campaigner Katie McSherry takes a look at the latest set of government figures on the levels of child poverty in the UK Read more

Donating treats for Easter doesn’t have to mean chocolate…

With the Easter school holidays upon us, it might feel good to buy an extra chocolate egg to give to a child living in poverty, but we’ve got a different idea Read more

Young people are the leaders of TODAY not tomorrow!

Children North East's Campaigner Katie McSherry writes from a UN Women's Conference in New York about why we need to be engaging with young people right now... Read more

The night Children North East partied with the Clooneys

Our Chief Exec Jeremy Cripps went up to Edinburgh with Income Generation Manager Kasia Kurowska for the People's Postcode Lottery Charity Gala Read more

Katie McSherry's New York UN Women's Conference Diary

The Children North East Campaigner's updates from the 2019 Commission on the Status of Women at the UN Headquarters in NYC - find out what she’s getting up to, the people she meets and the issues that are raised Read more

'We can’t address poverty, without looking at gender'

Children North East’s Campaigner Katie McSherry is in New York for this year’s Commission on the Status of Women at the UN Headquarters Read more