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Pier to Pier Challenge at Blackpool

Our super cyclists have done it again, raising £20k by taking on our Pier to Pier challenge but it was no easy ride…just take a look!

2022 Pier to Pier Challenge On the 20th of July 2022, 13 cyclists set off on the coach to Scarborough ready to take on this year’s Pier to Pier Fundraising Cycling Challenge, from Scarborough Pier to Blackpool North Pier in 3 days. Take a look at the video of their adventures at the bottom of …

Our super cyclists have done it again, raising £20k by taking on our Pier to Pier challenge but it was no easy ride…just take a look! Read More »

Paul Howlett A Pennine Journey

Aha! Paul Howlett is at it again! We wonder which famous faces he’ll meet on his next fundraising adventure – A Pennine Journey!

Our intrepid supporter, Paul Howlett is off on another fundraising expedition in aid of Young Carers…following the footsteps of the great Alfred Wainwright and taking on A Pennine Journey. In Paul’s own words… Did you know ‘A Pennine Journey’ is an older trail than the Pennine Way by aprox 10 years? Well I had never …

Aha! Paul Howlett is at it again! We wonder which famous faces he’ll meet on his next fundraising adventure – A Pennine Journey! Read More »

West Lancashire Freemasons Dona Conferentes visit

West Lancashire Freemasons’ Dona Conferentes Lodge No 9392 members see first-hand what their generous donations mean to our carers

On Tuesday 5th July, our Head of Business Development and Fundraising, Terry Hodkinson, welcomed visitors from The West Lancashire Freemasons’ Dona Conferentes Lodge No 9392, who have supported Blackpool Carers over the years.  Worshipful Master (WM), Jeff Lucas, along with members of the lodge, Allan Lock and Chris Tittley, joined John Topping (Trustee of Blackpool Carers …

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Why unpaid carers need the support of a Blackpool charity like Blackpool Carers 2

Why unpaid carers need the support of a Blackpool charity like Blackpool Carers

Why do unpaid carers need the vital support of a charity like Blackpool Carers? by Faye Atherton, Young Carers Director I write funding bids, I write monitoring reports…round and round we go chasing the money to continue, what I believe, is essential work with Blackpool’s carers and their families who need support to just get …

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Guests at our Glitz & Glamour Ball raised a fantastic £20,000 to support Blackpool's carers...thank you so much! 6

Guests at our Glitz & Glamour Ball raised a fantastic £20,000 to support Blackpool’s carers…thank you so much!

We finally did it!  After 2 long years of waiting we made it to our Ball!  On Saturday 12th March, we were delighted to welcome 560 glitzy and glamorous guests to the iconic Empress Ball to dance the night away.  We had lots to celebrate given the challenges of the past 2 years; our doors …

Guests at our Glitz & Glamour Ball raised a fantastic £20,000 to support Blackpool’s carers…thank you so much! Read More »

Local fundraiser, Gill, organises her second Cinderella Ball in aid of our young carers 10

Local fundraiser, Gill, organises her second Cinderella Ball in aid of our young carers

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! Blackpool Carers’ supporter, Gill Booth, who works as a Medical Secretary at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, is now organising her second Cinderella Ball, in aid of our young carers on Saturday 26th March 2022. Read all about this special event – featured in the Blackpool Gazette on Tuesday 8th February …

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