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Macclesfield Express - - SCHOOLS NEWS -

●● A CHIL­DREN’S char­ity has se­cured a £450,000 grant from the Depart­ment for Ed­u­ca­tion to launch a year-long pro­gramme in four ar­eas of the coun­try, in­clud­ing Cheshire East.

The Care To Be Dif­fer­ent cam­paign will help 450 young peo­ple aged 16 to 25 and of­fer a range of sup­port, in­clud­ing one-on-one men­tor­ing.

They will also be given op­por­tu­ni­ties to im­prove their job prospects by go­ing on work place­ments at the char­ity’s shops.

The Chil­dren’s so­ci­ety be­lieves around 60 per cent of chil­dren and young peo­ple in care in Eng­land have

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