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Ensuring the gift of childhood for future generations

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Former Barnardo's boy, David, remembers his childhood and pledges to leave a gift in his Will to the charity that transformed his life....

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Barnardo’s – 150 years of protecting children

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A look at more than 150 years Barnardo's history in which the charity has striven to provide every child with the best possible start in...

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The importance of Gifts in Wills

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Gifts in Wills are vital. Without them Barnardo’s simply couldn’t continue supporting vulnerable children. So if you’re considering leaving this special gift – thank you.

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Why I’m leaving a gift in my Will to Barnardo’s

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Help support Barnardo’s vital work to protect, support and nurture the UK's most vulnerable children....

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Believing in young carers: Winners’ story

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Let me tell you about one of the young carers we’ve been working with – 11-year old Winners. Winners spends a lot of his time looking...

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The Big Manchester Project

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Every child deserves a happy childhood – and Big Manchester is one of many projects helping to make that possible in the UK today.

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We believe in Mia and all our brilliant Independent Visitors

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Mia was supported through the care system by Barnardo’s and had her own Independent Visitor. Now she wants to be that same positive role...

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Young people in care are building their own futures

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An exciting new portal to showcase independent living skills, created in partnership with care experienced young people, is improving the...

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Believing in young people: Harley’s story

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18-year old Harley from Birmingham went into care with her two younger sisters when she was just six years old. Right now, she’s about to leave care.

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Support without stigma: How Barnardo’s helps families

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Julie is a community based family support worker in Barnardo's Growing Together service in Renfrewshire....

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Five tips for talking to children about feelings

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Talking about feelings and thoughts we might have doesn’t always come naturally. It takes time and practice to instil a sense of honesty...

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How much do you know about the value of Wills and legacies?

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Barnardo’s helps hundreds of thousands of children, young people, parents and carers via 800+ services across the UK every year. How much do you know about the charity’s work and how people like you help fund it?

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Supporting children through change

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The pandemic has had a major emotional impact on families. Here are tips to help you and your grandchild understand and deal with this....

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Gifts in Wills – our promise to supporters

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If you or your family would like to know what gifts like yours help us to achieve, we will be happy to tell you. This is our promise to...

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How we support the mental health of young people

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Harrow Horizons and Swindon Trailblazers are just two Barnardo’s services which support young people tackling mental health issues. Here is how they work

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Can you give a gift in your Will so that no one has to face death or bereavement alone?

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Dating after 50

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What do you hope for this Christmas?

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For parents of a child with cancer, one of the most overwhelming and frequent emotions is helplessness. Will you help bring hope to families like Lily’s by considering leaving a gift in your Will?

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Don’t tolerate incontinence. Treat it effectively and safely

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Building stronger families – Neesha’s story

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Supporting Barnardo's with a gift in your Will can help young people like Neesha through the toughest times....

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There are more Ways to Save with Luxury Water

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Find out how softened water can help you save time and money, leaving you more time to do the things you enjoy.

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What online courses are in demand around the world?

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Could releasing equity help your family?

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All you need to know about TUI River Cruises

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Here's what to expect from TUI Isla, TUI Maya and TUI Skyla when they launch in spring, including what's onboard and which routes they'll...

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Gone but not forgotten: Fraserburgh disaster

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Fifty years ago, five lifeboat crew lost their lives when the Fraserburgh lifeboat capsized in heavy seas. This is the story of their final...

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Your RNLI – what the charity does

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With your support, we can save lives at sea. Find out how you can be a part of the RNLI crew that bands together for a lifesaving mission

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Why I left a gift in my Will

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Peter Harrison, explains why he decided to leave a gift to the charity in his Will...

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How a legacy saved Matt’s life

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Lifeboat Crew Member Matt Church thinks about the people who funded the kit and training that saved him from drowning...

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The gift that saved lives for generations

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Twenty lifeboats have been named after James Stevens, the man behind one of the RNLI’s biggest ever legacies.

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Seven surprising gifts left to the RNLI

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We've received some unusual gifts from generous donors over the years - showing that where there's a Will, there's a way to save lives at...

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What a gift in your Will can do

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Your gift will be the lifeboat that ploughs through storm force winds to reach people in distress, the training that keeps our crews and...

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How to include a gift in your Will

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An up-to-date Will, written by a solicitor, ensures your wishes are clearly understood and avoids complications for loved ones. Free Wills Month helps you provide for family and friends, and include a gift to your chosen charities. Best of all, it’s free this March and October.

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Is 2020 the year to start your bucket list?

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Carole Anthony's bucket list has been much more than world travel since releasing equity from her home, she's enjoyed exhilarating...

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Equity release: your questions answered

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Making your retirement finances work for you; tips and tricks to help you save

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If you want to save and make the best of your retirement finances, here’s few ideas and resources to help.

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The empty-nester’s guide to home improvements

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How a few big and small changes to your home might make your retirement years the best of your life....

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What is Equity Release?

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We all have questions about equity release. For instance, what is it? ...

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How Equity Release could affect your means-tested benefits

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Check whether your benefits eligibility could be affected by releasing equity from your home as a lump sum or drawdown plan.

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Downsizing vs equity release: Weighing up the pros and cons

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A no-nonsense comparison of downsizing versus equity release as a means for retirees to free up some of the capital tied up in their...

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Why you should seek expert advice on Equity Release

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Understanding that what's right for some in retirement is not always right for others, highlights the necessity for personal, transparent...

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Who are Key Equity Release?

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When it comes to equity release, we all have questions. Key Equity Release could help answer them.

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Together we can rebuild lives

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There are 50,000 blind veterans across the UK that still need support - Leaving a gift in your Will is a deeply personal and special...

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Exclusive active living for the over-55s

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In a much sought-after corner of Cheshire, an exclusive new residential development is redefining active living for the over-55s. Welcome...

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Seven ways to regain the joy of reading this Christmas

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How a passion for perfection led to the creation of the ultimate reading light, endorsed by over 500 opticians. Exclusive light offer to 50connect readers.

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Can you stay cold-free this winter?

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How can we keep ourselves well and protect our immunity as we move into winter ahead? Echinacea could be the answer. ...

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Order your Free Equity Release Guide

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When it comes to Equity Release, we all have questions - order your free guide to answer some of your questions and find out if equity...

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Try Key Equity Release’s free online calculator and find out if equity release is right for you.

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Future-proof your home now and live with peace of mind

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More people are turning to the new-generation of domestic lift as a solution to future-proof their homes and maintain their independence in...

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Don’t let a skin tag make you feel self-conscious

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What is so special about Manuka Honey and do you really need it?

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Manuka Honey has become famous in recent years due to its health properties and a host of celebrity fans, making it one of the best selling products in health store Holland and Barrett. But why is it so special? And does it work? 50 Connect explores here.

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Be Bright, Be Bold!

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The collection at Hotter is bursting with colour this season, with a multitude of shades to choose from to get you summer-ready....

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Experience the magic of a safari with Africa Odyssey

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5 unmissable South American highlights

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Energy Bills Near £1,300^ – 5 Ways to Beat Constant Price Rises

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Finding your IFISA sweet spot

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hVIVO is helping protect the over 60s from common viral infections

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A new clinical study is looking at how healthy people aged 60-75 years old respond to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections – and you can help.

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What does home mean to you?

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By supporting St Mungo's with a gift in your Will, you can help people experiencing homelessness in the future and give them the skills and...

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Discover walking and the great outdoors with HF Holidays

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Serious Lights – sight and posture

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Finding the perfect Christmas dinner

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Whether you prefer a traditional Christmas roast, or want to try something a little different, we have a wide variety of tempting festive...

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5 audiobooks to help you wind down this holiday season

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BookBeat shares 5 great audiobooks to help you find some "me time" this holiday season....

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Reasons to walk the Camino de Santiago

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The Camino de Santiago (or the Way of Saint James) is one of the most popular of the ancient pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostella. Here’s everything you need to know about why you should try it.

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Are you ready for a life-changing light?

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How an inventor's passion led to the creation of the ultimate reading light - endorsed by opticians....

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5 Reasons to try a solo tour

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Designed exclusively for solo travellers, Wendy Wu solo tours provide you with a ready-made group of like-minded fellow explorers to share...

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The UK’s most expensive (and cheapest) funeral costs

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If funeral costs continue to rise at the same rate as today – by 2024 the average cost of a UK funeral could be £5,925 says new report by Legal and General.

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My Stroke Guide – supporting recovery 24/7

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How you are helping the environment by getting lens treatment

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Have you ever considered how laser eye surgery/lens replacement treatment can be an eco-friendly alternative to disposables?...

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Most common causes for dry eyes

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Dry eyes can be uncomfortable and make it more difficult to read, use computers or even use your smart phone. Here is our guide to the most common causes

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The most beautiful places to visit in Mallorca

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From stunning mountains and breathtaking beaches to luxury accommodation and spectacular natural beauty, Mallorca has it all....

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Keep unwanted noise outside with Everest Acoustic Glass

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Here is the news

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Every year, Eurocamp travels just that little bit further to uncover a fresh selection of holiday destinations - new parcs that promise the...

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Back to the future

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Plan a holiday you'll always remember. Take a holiday that'll go down in history, with one of Eurocamp's parcs close to Europe's historic...

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Time to take a fresh look at Eurocamp

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There was a time when camping holidays were for those who liked to keep things simple. But, as Eurocamp proves, it’s possible to enjoy outdoor-living without sacrificing some of the finer things in life.

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Great outdoors, greater indoors. That's the Eurocamp promise. So why compromise on comfort when you can have it all?...

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Five ways to avoid the care home

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From staying frisky to embracing older age, read our top five tips for avoiding the care home and staying in the home you know and love....

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The rising cost of funerals: why you need to plan ahead

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Talking about dying is perhaps one of the greatest British taboos, but we need to plan ahead and consider how our funerals will be paid for.

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Why it pays to book a P&O Cruises holiday …

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Overcoming Bladder Weakness during the Menopause

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Who said that romance was dead?

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For those aged 50 years and over, OurTime enables members to meet like-minded people in their area for companionship.

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Thea is living proof that research works and it needs to continue

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Research funded by Cancer Research UK has changed the way children like Thea are treated for Wilms' tumour, made possible in part thanks to...

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Cancer survival rates double over the past 40 years

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Cancer research taking place across the UK has helped dramatically improve survival rates since 1970s....

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Gifts in Wills are supporting vital cancer research

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Scientists like Dr Allan Jordan are developing vital life-saving cancer treatment funded by gifts in Wills.

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Bowel cancer screening saves lives

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Anne received life-saving treatment for bowel cancer after she was diagnosed following a routine screening test....

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Your winter wellness survival guide

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