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News

Welcome to our news page. We’ll keep you up-to-date with what’s happening across the organisation and for carers in your area. Whether you are new to caring, or have been looking after someone else for some time, you’ll be able to find out about information, advice and support for you – and find someone else to talk to who understands your situation.

NEWS! Did you miss out in the London Marathon ballot?

If you did miss out we have a guaranteed space at the 2019 London Marathon but you need to be quick. We need to make a decision about our chosen runner as soon as possible. We will work closely to support you and tell your marathon story.  We want to raise awareness of unpaid family carers from as young as 5 [...]

October 9th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

Make Some Noise Day

Friday 5th October is Globals Make Some Noise Day - the day when all the main fund raising for the Make Some Noise charities really takes off. There have been lots of brilliant fundraising events going on around the UK supported by lots of celebrities and all the Global Radio Stations. As one of the nominated charities, we have been [...]

October 5th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

Mini Donks come to group!

It is well known that spending time with animals has a real feel good factor. For most people that is most likely to involve time with a family pet but our young carers recently had the opportunity to get up close to some miniature donkeys. A local charity, Minature Donkeys for Wellbeing, brought two of their mini donks to our [...]

September 28th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

A young adult carer explains how our Transitions Service has helped support him and his family.

Karl, from Norwich is 17, and helps care for his mum who has Spina Bifida. He feels that he really stepped up to the caring role when he was about 11 and realised that he could help his Mum. His Dad, who is the main carer, recently had two hernia operations with subsequent complications. As a result Karl is now [...]

September 18th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

In Preparation for Make Some Noise day.

In May we were pleased to announce that we had been selected as one of the charities to be supported by Global's Make Some Noise this year. Since them we have been working with their teams to prepare for the Make Some Noise Day on Friday 5th October. One of the key activities involved the Make Some Noise team visiting our [...]

September 13th, 2018|Categories: In The News|

Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year

Since being voted in as "Sainsbury's Local Charity of the Year at both the Pound Lane, Norwich and the Bacton Road, North Walsham stores we are already seeing great results. The "launch" weekend across both stores saw us working closely with the Sainsbury's teams to raise awareness of unpaid carers and identify hidden carers as well as fund raising. We met and spoke to many carers during [...]

September 4th, 2018|Categories: In The News|
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