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by Grandparents Legal Centre in Case Studies, Children posted 1st February 2021.

Prospective adoptive couple granted significant settlement after Bradford Council “broke” their family

The BBC recently reported that Bradford City Council have agreed on a financial settlement for Slough couple Sonny and Sarita […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Children, Helen Moody, Kinship Care posted 25th September 2020.

Rise in Special Guardianship Breakdowns in light of Covid-19

Over the last few months we have all faced difficulties because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic however, we have become […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Children, Grandchildren, Helen Moody, Kinship Care posted 23rd December 2019.

Child destined for adoption has successfully transitioned into Grandmother’s care just in time for Christmas

After having a negative assessment to care for her granddaughter, a grandmother has successfully challenged the outcome resulting in the […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Children, Finances, GLC, Nigel Priestley posted 16th February 2017.

Bradford has questions to answer to Foster and Kinship carers!

Following the story published in the Bradford paper, Telegraph & Argus in January, Nigel Priestley shows the effect this is having on people’s lives. The […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Children, GLC posted 9th January 2017.

Bradford aunt and uncle win battle with Council

A Bradford kinship carer couple win a £7000 battle with Bradford Council. When Bradford Metropolitan District Council approached Mr and Mrs […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Children, GLC posted 9th August 2016.

Double Celebration for Kinship Carer after battle with Middlesborough Borough Council

A battling grandmother caring for two grandchildren has won her fight to get Middlesbrough Council to pay allowances. A grandmother […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Children, GLC, Nigel Priestley posted 1st June 2016.

Northamptonshire Grandmother Wins Fight for Proper Support

A 62-year old Northamptonshire grandmother is celebrating a victory after a hard fought fight with Northamptonshire County Council.  The grandmother […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Children posted 16th October 2015.

Battling Grandmother Wins £30,000 Kinship Settlement with London Borough of Hackney

A London grandmother, aged 60, has forced the London Borough of Hackney to pay over £30,000 in an out of […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Children posted 8th October 2015.

Working Grandparents to Share Parental Leave and Pay

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced this week that working grandparents will be able to share parental leave in […]


by Grandparents Legal Centre in Children, Finances, Nigel Priestley posted 1st April 2015.

Chesterfield Carer Settles Court Challenge with Derbyshire County Council

A Chesterfield family and friends carer has settled a court challenge against Derbyshire County Council at the door of the […]


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