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2010-10-01 11:16:00

BLACKBURN, England, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean, the interactive learning technology business, is launching 'Give Every Child a Voice', a recycling campaign among Scottish schools to support the NSPCC's ChildLine, the 24 hours-a-day helpline for children and young people. Promethean is bringing together schools across Scotland to help raise funds for ChildLine by recycling old or unwanted mobile phones. For every 250 mobile phones a school collects, Promethean will donate 500 pounds...

2008-12-03 03:00:00

LONDON, December 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Around 2 billion cards and letters will be collected and delivered in the run up to Christmas Eve, and 750,000 of these letters will be addressed to one very special person with a big job to do for children - yes, they're all letters to Santa! Now parents and carers, grandparents and family friends can sprinkle some Christmas magic - and help support the NSPCC (http://www.nspcc.org.uk/santa) - by arranging for a personalised Letter from Santa to be...

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2008-10-21 13:04:48

An NSPCC poll suggests that three out of four children have seen images on the Internet they found disturbing. Computer manufacturers and retailers are now being asked by the charity to install security to stop children from finding violent or sexual content. The NSPCC polled visitors to its children's website There4me.com and said it was "alarmed" by the accessibility of potentially disturbing material. Of those children polled, 377 of 497 votes cast claimed to have been disturbed by...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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