A cafe manager has said her decision to use a £250 win on a football bet to provide food for struggling children during the holidays has prompted a “fantastic” community response.
Greater awareness is needed of the smacking ban which comes into force in Scotland next month, campaigners have said.
A rise in the number of young people listening to podcasts during lockdown could boost their reading engagement, a study suggests.
As the country marks Black History Month, it is a good time for parents and carers to start conversations with their children about race, diversity and inclusivity.
Children’s services must receive urgent funding if vulnerable youngsters in England’s poorest areas are to receive help during the coronavirus pandemic, five charities have said.
Aberdeen man handed supervision and unpaid work after being caught with 150 indecent images of children
An Aberdeen man has been handed unpaid work and supervision after being caught with more than 150 indecent images of children.
At the weekend we marked World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme was “mental health for all”, which seemed particularly pertinent with the adverse impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on so many.
Almost a third of families on low incomes have had to turn to charity for help with food and clothes in the past two months, according to new research.
The proportion of children receiving routine childhood immunisations remains high in Scotland, latest figures show.
A north-east pervert snared by a vigilante group posing as a 14-year-old girl has avoided jail because he wasn't talking to a real child.
The number of lone children seeking asylum in Scotland more than doubled last year, a charity has said.
Children who grow up in more expensive homes tend to display fewer emotional and behavioural problems, according to research.
Concerns were raised about the development of more than a fifth of children living in Scotland’s most deprived areas, a report has revealed.
Younger children who went to school during lockdown were at no greater risk of contracting Covid-19 than those staying at home, a study suggests.
Online habits have changed rapidly over the last six months and those changes have meant a varied increase of opportunities - but also risks - to children.
Aberdeen researchers have found the number of children under the age of five admitted to hospital with asthma-related complaints has fallen - following a national smoking campaign.
Pupils and staff will have to wear face coverings when moving around secondary schools from Monday.
Charities which help pregnant women and new mothers with their mental health are to share in new funding to support their work, the Scottish Government has announced.
The internet provides great opportunities for children and young people to play, create, learn and connect and, during lockdown, it became a lifeline for many.
New legislation aimed at giving the views of children more weight in the legal system has been approved by the Scottish Parliament.
A north-east man who downloaded indecent images of children, because he became “curious” after reading an online discussion about “jail bait”, has been handed unpaid work.
Seat has collaborated with the designers of the future to add colour to electric vehicle charging points.
Almost £12 million of Scottish Government cash is being made available to help boost the education chances of children and young people who have been in care.
Jonathan Taylor, 33, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court where he pled guilty to two charges over the matter.
A north-east pervert who sent "utterly disgusting" messages to two vigilantes posing as 14-year-old girls online has avoided jail - because they weren't real children.
Kent County Council has reached its capacity to care for asylum-seeking children arriving on its shores, its leader has said.
"Love" is not a word often used in policing. However, when Part 9 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 was introduced, it was a word we had to start thinking about.
Children under the age of 16 accounted for 1% of coronavirus cases in the first peak of Covid-19 in England, a new study has concluded.
Kent County Council is just “days away” from being unable to look after more asylum seeking children arriving on its shores, its leader fears.
Children are more lonely, tired and stressed as a result of the coronavirus lockdown, according to a survey.