We love a good ‘do’ here at Blackpool Carers, in fact, any excuse and we’re cracking out the bunting! Carers Week gave us lots of reasons to get out and about spreading the words about carers but to end the week there was only one place to be… in our own back garden! Our Garden […]
We have flung ourselves into Carers Week in fine fashion! Our first ever Mini Carefest festival kicked off the week with young carers from around the north west gathering here at Beaverbrooks House to enjoy music, creative activities and mayhem together with Radio Lancashire presenters, Hayley Kay and Steve Royle broadcasting live form the event. […]
What better way to round off celebrations for Carers Week (10th-16th June) than in the beautiful gardens at Beaverbrooks House for our annual Garden Party. This year the theme is ‘All the fun of the fair’, with nostalgic funfair sideshows, crafts, plant stalls, games, entertainment galore and a few surprise guests along the way including […]
Carers Week always ends with a celebration of family carers and their contribution to our community…..and what a party we had this year! Over 320 carers, families and supporters helped to raise over £1,800 towards the garden maintenance at Beaverbrooks House. On the warmest day of the year so far, we were delighted to see […]
The Deputy Mayor Cllr Gary Coleman and Deputy Mayoress Debbie Coleman will be the special guests at our first ever Garden Party at Beaverbrooks House on Saturday 17th June, to celebrate Carers Week (12-18 June). It will be a fun-packed day for all the family and everyone is welcome – so book it in your […]
Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. This year, Carers Week will be held from 6th to 12th June and focuses on building Carer Friendly Communities. Communities which support carers to look after […]
Blackpool Tower once again supports Carers Week and this year has illuminated the Fylde Coast skyline in blue with a magenta heart for all carers.