Children and families news
Young people from Ealing Council’s Pathways employment training programme have brought festive cheer to the local YMCA.
A couple, whose determination to get a second life-saving opinion for a baby in their care, have been named Ealing Council’s Foster Carers of the Year.
Ealing Council is hosting a series of advice sessions for parents and carers of children due to start primary school in September 2016.
Local young people have until 10 October help choose the issues that will be debated by the UK Youth Parliament in the House of Commons in November.
Children will be able to enjoy a range of games and activities at Ealing Council's play schemes during October’s half-term holiday.
Local young people are invited to take part in the 2015 ‘Make Your Mark'; the UK’s biggest youth consultation. Last year, 14,608 young people in Ealing took part.
Ealing is ranked 6th out of 132 local authorities in the country for helping very young disadvantaged children to achieve a good level of development, according to the latest figures from Ofsted.
The Lammas Park play centre will re-open at the end of July for chargeable play and stay sessions. Dawn Buckley, the owner of Tippitoes playgroup, has taken on the management of the building.
Vacancies are still available at Ealing Council's summer holiday play schemes. Based at sites across the borough, the schemes are affordable and run by experienced and qualified staff.
Ealing Council is holding a series of events across the borough to mark Foster Care Fortnight from 1 to 14 June.
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