Brenda Blethyn

Entries by Brenda Blethyn

We Should All Be Doing Our Part to Ensure Our Younger Generation Is a Happy and Successful One

(2) Comments | Posted May 17, 2015 | 7:00 PM

I have been extremely fortunate in life, and for that I am eternally grateful. I had a happy and stable upbringing and knew that I would always have the unwavering support from my family. I was the youngest of nine children and always felt I had someone to turn to...

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Teenage Runaways Are Targeted by Sexual Predators

(8) Comments | Posted July 22, 2013 | 7:00 PM

It is desperately worrying when a child runs away from home or from care. Even if they are only gone for a few panic-ridden hours, and even if their whereabouts are known or suspected, their well-being is seriously at risk.

Children run away for a variety of...

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How Red Nose Day Is Helping to Combat Malaria in Africa

(14) Comments | Posted February 28, 2013 | 6:00 PM

When Comic Relief invited me to Uganda for Red Nose Day to meet families affected by malaria, I was worried and scared in equal measures. Worried about how I would cope with hearing from parents who have lost children to this deadly disease, and scared that I too could get...

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