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17 Jan 2024, 17:00
Did you know that almost one million children in the UK don’t have a single book at home? Even more shockingly, only half of children aged between one and two from low-income families are read to every day. At 50 Things, we understand the significant impact #10SharingBooks has on young children's development, and Rachel Cambell, one of our Bradford team members and a home educator, shares her thoughts.
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28 Nov 2023, 17:00
We're always committed to improving our offer to our Commissioning Partners, and we've been working closely with users of our website to make some fresh and exciting changes!
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21 Sept 2023, 17:00
Head of Partnerships, Rebecca Oberg, tells us how intervening early is the most effective way to reduce inequality among children, and the most efficient way to deploy public funds.
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31 Aug 2023, 09:00
On a train ride to York Theatre Royal, Rosie and her two children see how many 50 Things activities they can tick off on their trip!
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4 Aug 2023, 09:00
Carrie Priestley, a 50 Things Enthusiast and mother of three, shares her experience introducing families across Bradford to 50 Things.
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13 Jul 2023, 10:29
Since its launch in 2018, 50 Things to Do has been introduced in 22 areas across the British Isles. To celebrate our fifth birthday, we have produced an impact report which presents evidence on the effectiveness of the 50 Things to Do approach in promoting positive childhood outcomes.
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31 May 2023, 09:00
As we celebrate our 5th Birthday, the 50 Things to Do team have been reflecting on our journey so far, the impact we have had already and how, maybe, 50 Things to Do is needed now more than it was at conception, due to the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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24 May 2023, 09:00
As Jersey celebrates their first 50 Things birthday, Claire Steel reflects on the year and the milestones they have achieved.
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15 May 2023, 09:30
Carrie Priestley, a mother of 3, gives us an insight on how she has used 50 Things as a parent and why it has been so beneficial to the development of her children.
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1 May 2023, 09:00
As 50 Things Turns Five, Andrea Layzell, our National Early Years Projects Lead, reflects on how 50 Things started and the journey so far.

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