One year ago DIY SOS changed the lives of Blackpool Carers Centre beyond our wildest dreams. Read Jacqui Morley’s enlightening article as she takes a look at the lasting legacy of Children in Need in the resort. CLICK HERE to read the full story featured in the Blackpool Gazette on Children in Need Day 17 […]
The long wait is over. The £1m makeover of Blackpool Carers Centre – Beaverbrooks House – has finally been revealed to 3.9 million people watching BBC DIY SOS. CLICK HERE to watch the programme. The programme pushed Blackpool to the fore of raising awareness of young carers across the country and further afield – and […]
Our fabulous new building, Beaverbrooks House, was completely transformed by DIY SOS: The Big Build BBC Children in Need Special and was shown on BBC1 last night (17th November). The building was absolutely buzzing and filled with staff, volunteers, supporters, carers and their families, not forgetting Archie the Therapy Dog and we all watched the […]
Click the image above to watch the BBC1 trailer for DIY SOS: The Big Build BBC Children in Need Special, featuring Blackpool Carers Centre.
Click the image to watch what happened when Billy from DIY SOS offered to help with the lights on Blackpool Tower during the DIY SOS: The Big Build BBC Children in Need Special at Blackpool Carers Centre.
Click the image to listen to Graham’s breakfast show including interviews with carers, DIY SOS volunteers, staff and supporters.
Nick Knowles gave a fantastic interview to ITV’s Lorraine Kelly in the run-up to Thursday’s DIY SOS Big Build for Children in Need – all about the transformation of Beaverbrooks House The makeover of our fabulous new centre, Beaverbrooks House on Newton Drive has been all over the media – from quick paragraphs in TV […]
One of our great supporters and a volunteer on the DIYSOS: The Big Build BBC Children in Need Special, James Shelliker, will be participating in a 12 hour ‘Carve-a-thon’ at the Carers Centre, Beaverbrooks House, 147 Newton Drive, Blackpool. James will be carving as many pieces he can in 12 hours, which will include owls, […]
Twenty two teams have raised more than £19,500 for Blackpool Carers Centre, enabling the charity to appoint two Young Carers Champions to fight the corner for others in town (see the photo gallery below). Some £19,516 has been raised – and one team has still yet to announce its final sum. The money has been […]
We would like to thank everyone who attended our Housewarming Event, which incorporated Britain’s Best Breakfast, our Cash Quest for Carers presentation and AGM. It was the first event we have held at our fabulous new building and we were thrilled that over 100 people joined us to make it so successful. Special thanks to […]