Virgin Money London Marathon – Are you running without a charity? Join Team NSPCC

london marathon 2016The momentum for the Virgin Money London Marathon (VMLM) is building as we near closer to race day – Sunday 24 April 2016, 9am Greenwich Park London.  As the 2016 official charity partner this will be a great opportunity to celebrate our work in the 30th year of ChildLine.

If you know of anyone running without a charity place please encourage them to join Team NSPCC, entitling participants to professional training advice, fundraising support, access to our post-race reception and an incredible amount of motivation along the route from our cheerpoints.

Every child is worth running for.


Gardeners’ Question Time with Sutton NSPCC

Our ever popular Gardeners’ Question Time 2016 will soon be upon us – Tuesday 22nd March 2016 – see details below.  Tickets are now available at £6.00 each.  There will be refreshments and a prize raffle.

Our expert panel is chaired by Jim Buttress from BBC2’s The Big Allotment Challenge, with special guests Tom Hart Dyke from Lullingston Castle and Mark Wasilewski, Manager Royal Parks.

nspcc gqt 2016 Final



Letter from Santa – final reminder

Let the magic of Christmas beginSanta has just over a week to write his letters to children before he joins Rudolph and co. for their annual round-the-world trip.

This is a final reminder that if you haven’t requested your Letter from Santa yet please do – you have until 20 December – and in turn help us fight for every childhood with a suggested donation of £5.

They really are a lovely way to make Christmas a bit extra special.  Letter from Santa

Fancy a challenge? Try this Christmas Teaser

GCHQ Christmas teaserFancy a challenge? GCHQ have issued a Christmas brain-teaser and announced it will be asking players to make a donation to the NSPCC.

Director of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan, included a brain-teasing puzzle in his Christmas card which has also been published online.

Participants have to fill in a grid-shading puzzle to unveil a picture, which is the first in a series of increasingly complex challenges. Coverage includes BBC, Daily Mail, Daily Express, and Daily Telegraph.

Or, if you want something a little less challenging take part in our quiz,How Christmas are you?’.

Christmas Raffle 2015

Christmas Raffle 2015Win £10,000 or a car and support a great cause

There are over 50 prizes in total – so whether you buy the tickets yourself or sell them on to friends and family, this raffle really is too good to miss!

Every ticket you buy or sell will help us to protect more children and prevent abuse from ruining childhoods. Each ticket costs just £1.

Read more and buy your tickets Get your raffle tickets

Draw date: Entry closes on 11 December 2015 and the draw takes place on 18 December 2015.