Closing the roads around schools to traffic at pick-up and drop-off times has reduced polluting nitrogen dioxide levels by up to 23 per cent.

The CMA has launched a study of children’s social care provision to examine concerns around high prices paid by local authorities.

Britain’s parents are paying four per cent more for childcare for children under two, and five per cent more for children aged two than they were one year ago.

More than two in three parents say they have seen their children’s physical activity levels decrease during lockdown.

The government has announced that nearly three million children in England to be supported by mental health support teams in schools.

Whole families and households with school-age children will be able to test themselves twice every week from home as schools return from 8 March.

Data from UK Youth has highlighted a 66 per cent rise in the demand for youth services which are battling rising costs and a reduction in funding.

Gavin Williamson has announced a new £700 million plan to help young people in England catch up on lost learning due to the pandemic.

The Prime Minister has failed to win voters’ trust that he can take England safely out of the coronavirus lockdown, according to a new poll.

Public Health England has announced that new online training is now available for those supporting children and young people affected by coronavirus.

Childcare providers across the capital will struggle to survive the year, with those in deprived areas being at the greatest disadvantage.

The Local Government Association has warned that serious child harm cases reported by councils rise by more than a quarter during pandemic.

The Welsh Government has announced that more than £9 million will be available specifically to support children and young people.

New research from Citizens Advice has found that more than one in six people are struggling to afford their broadband during the third lockdown.

The government will provide free entry, in perpetuity, to everyone visiting the proposed new Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre.

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This year, Total Telecom’s Connected Britain is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of networking, innovation, and collaboration. The conference is now the UK’s largest digital economy event, set to welcome over 7,500 delegates from the telecoms industry and beyond to discuss the hottest topics at ExCel London on September 11–12. 

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