Medway Council in Kent has rubber stamped plans to shut six children's centres in a bid to remodel the service and save an estimated £1.6m.
Services to protect vulnerable children in rural areas are being hard hit by a spike in demand and cuts in funding, according to county councils.
Councils have overspent their budgets for protecting vulnerable children by more than half a billion pounds according to the latest figures - and the gap is set to grow.
The Scottish Government has announced an additional £200,000 funding to help support children affected by domestic abuse.
Almost four million children across the UK now living below the breadline, a charity has warned.
Closing roads to allow children to play in the street can help make them five times more active, a new report has revealed.
Councils are housing an ‘extra secondary school’s worth’ of homeless children each month, council chiefs say as they warn of ‘unsustainable’ situation.
The number of children getting enough physical activity drops by 40%, health body warns.
Swimming and classroom lessons should teach children about the dangers of cold water shock, council chiefs say.
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