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BBC Radio Tees interview

Director Iain Dickinson was invited by BBC Radio Tees to discuss the government's £16m funding promise for voluntary adoption agencies on 8th August 2013. He and presenter Neil Green discussed the national and regional waiting lists and how the process could be made more efficient for prospective adopters, while retaining high standards.

National Adoption Week Spotlight: Parent Guide

Beacon Hill Training director Iain Dickinson was adopted as a child. He speaks to 'Parent Guide' about his own adoption and how it has affected both his career choice and his own family life.

Radio BBC Tees interview

Director Iain Dickinson was interviewed about his own experiences of being adopted in November 2012 on BBC Radio Tees.

Inspired Foundations Newsletter

We were very pleased to have been asked to write a feature about adoption for the Inspired Foundations newsletter entitled "Dispelling the Myths About Adoption". Please click Newsletter_Nov12.pdf to read the newletter - we're on page 3.

Interview with Beacon Hill Training blogger Rebecca

Administrator Rebecca Maxfield was recently interviewed by Them Blog Ideas about her experiences blogging about social issues.  The write up was very positive - don't forget to check our blog itself at

Family Matters

We are really pleased to have been included in the Enlighten: Adoption Special (pg. 4) which has a great list of 15 ideas of how you might mark National Adoption Week.  Why not have a look and see whether you'd like to work through the list!