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1 in 8 adoptions in England are now to same-sex couples

James Ledward November 17, 2018

1 in 8 adoptions in England in 2018 were to same-sex couples, statistics released November 15 show. The new figures from the Department for Education reveal that of the 3,820 adoptions in England this year, 450 – 1 in 8, or 12 per cent – were to same-sex couples. This is the highest proportion in England since records began.

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In The South

Can you complete a Marathon in May for PACT?

James Ledward April 26, 2018

Adoption charity Parents And Children Together (PACT) has launched an exciting new fundraising appeal that challenges people to complete a marathon in a month in support of its work! To take part in Marathon in May people need to cover 26.2 miles during the month of May.

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LGBTQ+ News

Barnardo’s seeks loving homes for siblings at Pride in London

Gary Hart June 24, 2016

Barnardo’s will be searching for loving homes for young brothers and sisters at this weekend’s Pride in London event. A team from the children’s charity will have a stall in Soho Square, where they will be appealing to people to consider adopting or offering a foster home to hard-to-place sibling groups, who typically wait the longest for placements.

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