The children’s global media summit began in Manchester and the first day brought together speakers from education, media, government and technology to discuss the impact that digital technology will have on the lives of children and young people.
“WE are a foster family and we open our home, but most importantly we open our hearts,” says TOWIE’s Debbie Douglas as she fronts Barnardo’s fostering campaign.
SAIRA Choudhry is a Manchester actress, best known for her role as PC Tegan Thompson in channel fours ‘No Offence’ Her character; is a mouthy, young cop, who is often caught -out in the midst of an on the job quickie! She also portrays more serious issues, such as her most recent story line which saw Saira raise awareness of female genital mutilation in Manchester.
MUSH is a free parenting social media app which has been described by some as a ‘Tinder for mums’ – the GPS and shared interests features help to link parents with potential friends.
Deborah Fletcher, 45, sits comfortably in her quaint home just outside of Manchester, it is peaceful, warm and inviting, you can hear the sound of passing traffic in the distance and more closely, a mechanical ticking, the sound of Deborah’s new heart valve.
Sophie Amoruso is founder and CEO of the fashion brand and store Nasty Gal, her book #GIRLBOSS was one of the New York Times bestsellers when it was first released in 2014. Described as a ‘compelling motivational read’ by the Telegraph and ‘the book you need in your life’ by Marie Claire.
HOLDING difficult conversations with your children is all part of being a good parent, but nothing can prepare you for the deep heartache faced, when you have to tell your children you have been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
MEET Julia, the newest Sesame Street character to hit our screens, she is smiley, curious, loves to play, and she has autism.
THE Trade Union Congress (TUC) ranked UK statutory maternity pay amongst the worst in Europe after it came 22nd out of 24 countries. Only Ireland and Slovakia have worse “decently paid” entitlements. Decently paid is defined as two-thirds of a woman’s salary or more than £840 a month.