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Blackpool Hockey Festival – one of the Europe’s biggest, boldest and oldest hockey events – heads back to Blackpool for the 67th annual five-day celebration of the world’s second most popular participation sport, field hockey. Thirty one teams, including local sides, and 600 participants from across the UK & further afield, see the traditional Easter […]
Come along to this ‘egg-citing’ FREE event!. There will be ‘egg-cellent’ fun and games, craft stalls, Easter Egg Hunt and much more!
A massive thank you to all of our partners, supporters, friends, volunteers and staff who helped create such a magical event! More than 330 guests attended our Spring Ball at the Village Hotel – and raised £15,300 towards the charity’s £300k Respite lodge appeal. Up for grabs were £12k worth of prizes donated for the […]
If you’re worried about the cold or think any carers or familes may be affected by the temperatures then please call the centre during office hours: Monday to Friday – 8am – 6pm Outside of these hours you can call our partners at Age UK You can also get lots of information here from NHS […]
Hats off and capes away to the two front runners in the Schools Super Snap Competition organised by Blackpool Carers Centre to raise awareness of young carers. Two small schools with big hearts led the way on Young Carers Awareness Day in recognition of the heroic efforts of young carers – and the many hats […]
“Back home they’ll be thinking about us when we are far away…” Football anthems – some of them best forgotten (remember Cinnamon Stick?) – belt out rallying choruses on a record player in a corner of Blackpool Carers Centre. Back Home. Recorded for the 1970 World Cup. England still world champions (from 1966) until losing […]
Due to popular demand, we are delighted to welcome the consultants and team from Spire Fylde Coast Hospital, who will be running a series of FREE monthly Health Information Sessions at Beaverbrooks House. Each month, a specialist from Spire Fylde Coast Hospital will give an informative presentation, followed by a question and answer session. The […]
For two hours young carers talked. Professionals talked. And both sides listened. A special event hosted by young carers’ champion Rachel Lambert proved a real talking point on Young Carers Awareness Day. On a day when Blackpool Tower was due to light up in their honour young carers shone at Blackpool Carers Centre. They met […]
Our mascot Rocco, chose one of Kincraig Primary School’s photographs as the winner of the Schools’ Super Snap Competition on Young Carers Awareness Day yesterday (25th January). He had an extremely difficult job as so many of the photographs were amazing. The winning photograph shows the whole school either dressed up in their best suits […]