The Gherkin Challenge

27/10/19: The Gherkin Challenge | NSPCC

Join #TeamNSPCC as they conquer The Gherkin Challenge on 27 October 2019. Every step you climb and every pound you raise will help protect more children. There’ll be high-fives, #nofilter views and the clink of champagne glasses waiting for you when you’ve climbed 38 floors to the finish line. But the view’s just one of...
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12/02/19: Trailblazers | NSPCC

Join NSPCC for an evening in the company of Clare Balding and inspirational women from Sport, Media and Business. Trailblazers will be an exclusive experience for guests to attend an evening celebrating female talent in the Sporting, Media and Business worlds. The evening will start with a Q&A hosted by Clare in conversation with three...
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Record number of Childline calls about gender issues

The number of calls to charity helpline, Childline, about gender issues has reached record levels. The NSPCC’s 24-hour service has reported 2,769 counselling sessions with children with gender dysphoria in 2015 to 2016. The number of sessions has more than doubled since Childline began recording statistics in 2012 to 2013. The charity also reported that...
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Donate a Day’s Wages to Charity Day | 11th May

Today celebrates ‘Donate a Day’s Wages to Charity Day’, where people are encouraged to donate the equivalent of their day’s wage to a charity of their choice. Usually celebrated on the second Wednesday in March, the day aims to encourage people to become involved with various charities, both through financial aid or volunteering for the...
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The Gherkin in London

The Gherkin Challenge 2016

Want to get an amazing 360 degree view of London, a glass of champagne (or juice) and raise money for The NSPCC? Then why not take part in The Gherkin Challenge 2016 and sign up here today. The event takes place at The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP on Sunday 19th June...
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06/09/2015 – The Gherkin Challenge 2015

Run or walk 38 floors to the top of the Gherkin, one of London’s most iconic buildings We’re looking for adventurers to join our fight for every childhood. Are you up for the challenge? Take on this exhilarating tower running challenge to the top of one of London’s most iconic landmarks. You can take part...
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Photo of the Day: NSPCC Paddington Bear Trail

November 4th 2014. A total of 50 statues of the renowned Peruvian marmalade sandwich eating traveller have been designed by celebrities including Emma Watson (the Butterfly inspired Paddington) and Peter Capaldi (Time travelling Paddington – with emblazoned Tardis) before being placed around the capital in parks, near shops, landmarks and other places of interest. It’s...
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