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Important Update

2020-03-17T12:04:25+01:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

Following the updated information and advice from the Government and health experts we have today taken the difficult decision to suspend our young carers groups for the time being. We will be working with the young carers  and their families to offer support, online activities and someone to talk to during challenging times. We are now [...]

Summer Activities for Adult Carers

2020-01-28T14:40:57+01:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

We are planning a series of Carers days/afternoons out during the spring and summer. It will offer the opportunity to get together with others and do something fun or different. It could be a walk, a fun activity, visiting a local place of interest but certain to involve tea and cake! We are at the planning [...]

Christmas Shopping? – help us raise money at the same time.

2019-11-02T16:12:04+01:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: In The News|

Please help support Norfolk Family Carers by shopping online. Use easyfundraising to shop with over 3,600 retailers including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com, eBay, Boden, and M&S. Every time you shop, you’ll raise a free donation for Norfolk Family Carers every time, it’s that easy! Find out more: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/norfolkfamilycarers/

Young Carers, Googles and Spacehoppers!

2019-10-25T10:10:50+01:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: In The News|

Young carers from all 4 of our groups spent a hilarious and active afternoon at the UEA Sportspark due to the kind sponsorship and support of CarShop Norwich and UEA Sportspark. The first half of the event was based around schools sports days with giant egg and spoon race, skipping, space hoppers and lots of other [...]

Photography, Scuba Diving, First Aid……. Young Adult Carers

2019-10-07T10:22:16+01:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: In The News|

These are just a few  examples of the type of course that our Young Adult Carers Personal Development Fund could make possible. Supported by Global's Make Some Noise we have funds available for Young Adult Carers to apply for a personal development course of their choice. The courses will help the young people gain new skills [...]

Young Carers Summer Clubs

2019-07-09T14:49:55+01:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: In The News|

We have been fortunate to receive an Aviva Broker Community Fund award to provide activities for young carers during the school summer holidays. We will be holding free fun days between 10am to 3pm at the following dates and venues: 14th August - Acle War Memorial Recreation 15th August - Long Stratton High School 19th August [...]

Curtain Raiser for Young Carers

2019-06-06T20:35:12+01:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: In The News|

Four of our Young Carers are doing something really different this half term. They are practicing hard with the Rosie Kay Dance Company at Norwich Theatre Royal ahead of a performance of a brand new dance piece on Tuesday 4th June. The main Rosie Kay Dance Company will be performing the Ten Soldiers, a dance performance [...]

Countdown to the Virgin London Marathon

2019-04-15T14:22:04+01:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: In The News|

Back in November we introduced you to our Virgin London Marathon runner, Emily. Since then Emily has been on her marathon journey - full of training plans, fundraising, injury, finding ways to retain her fitness and has now started having the "marathon dreams" which we are assured is normal. During the past few months Emily has [...]

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