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Children's Centre Leader (CCL) is published four times per year and is currently available online free to all children's centre leaders and associated professionals in children's services. The opinions expressed in CCL are those of the contributors and not necessarily those of the Editors.  We are unfunded and value networking with a range of exciting charitable, third sector and social enterprise organisations to make a difference for children and families.

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