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How to help your bereaved friends/family at Christmas

Published by Caroline, 28 Nov 2019

You don’t want to say the wrong thing, but you also don’t want to say nothing at all. You don’t want to interfere by asking if you can help, but you also don’t want to look like you’re not thinking about them by letting them just get on with it. The rules around bereavement vary […]

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The Bluewater Giving Tree – presents for our children

Published by Caroline, 23 Nov 2019

We’ve once again been chosen as one of the charities to benefit from the Bluewater Giving Tree, run by Global Radio. It’s a wonderful idea, with people being able to support a charity whilst shopping at the centre. What to do The idea is that you choose a label from the giant tree – a […]

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What not to say to a grieving child and their family

Published by Caroline, 18 Nov 2019

This week is Children’s Grief Awareness Week UK – which puts a focus on children across the country taking on this very grown-up emotion. It’s sometimes hard to know what to say, you don’t want to say nothing but you also don’t want to say the wrong thing or cause any upset. Here are a […]

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Children in Need and how it helps HOLG

Published by Caroline, 15 Nov 2019

BBC Children in Need provides vital funding to HOLG, by funding our Programme Manager role. Debbie McSwiney stepped into the role two years ago to make sure that all we do for our children and families is researched, planned, run and evaluated. HOLG was originally set-up to provide bereavement support for children aged 6-16 and […]

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