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2008-10-04 18:00:09

VULNERABLE and deprived children will have improved access to computers as part of a new initiative. Computers will be installed in projects run by Barnardo's Cymru across South Wales in partnership with BT. The charity's information services manager Tom Rees said the scheme would provide opportunities for the young people it helps. He said: "Some of the young people Barnardo's works with have often been excluded from access to IT because of poverty, disability, disrupted care,...

2008-10-04 18:00:09

YOUNG people supported by Barnardo's Cymru will now have improved access to computers thanks to a new IT initiative, backed by BT. The children's charity plans to have a computer installed in the majority of Barnardo's projects to give young people a chance to develop their computer skills. The computer will be used for a range of learning and development opportunities. (c) 2008 South Wales Echo. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-02 18:00:14

By SAMANTHA PARKER Culture Team YOUNG Liverpool carers took to the stage last night to perform a Capital of Culture show written and directed by themselves. The nine 13-17-year-olds are part of Barnardos Action with Young Carers. And they produced Scouc-'A' pool during a four-day residential camp where they enjoyed a break from looking after their mums and dads. As part of the Healthy Arts Performance Programme for Young People (Happy) they went to North Hill Farmand Chenies...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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