Last year the charity based at Beaverbrooks House supported 666 young carers. Two of these, Catlin and Claire met with Gordon last autumn to chat about how they balanced their caring responsibilities with their education. 48% of all the young carers the charity supported in 2018 were caring for a parent because of substance misuse […]
TV and Media
Tomorrow is an exciting day, as some our staff and young carers will be all over the airwaves. We get started in the morning on BBC Radio Lancashire, when our Respite Team join Graham Liver and Sally Naden on their Pudsey Bikes on the “Power to the Tower”. Later in the day Diane Oxberry and […]
Blackpool Carers Centre is delighted to be working with the BBC and Carers Trust to highlight an important story based on research by Nottingham University and the BBC, that 1 in 5 young people between the ages of 11 and 16 has a caring role. The BBC news article below, shown on 13 September 2018, […]
Huge congratulations to our friends at Educational Diversity who have won a prestigious gold award, chosen jointly by the Carers’ Trust and the Children’s Society Young Carers in Focus partners, for their work with Young Carers. This amazing news has been featured in Qlocal! CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE AT THE LINK HERE “One student at […]
On Thursday 21st September 2017 The Imperial Hotel in Blackpool hosted The Gazette’s Best of Health Awards 2017. This fabulous glittering awards ceremony showcased some of the most inspirational individuals in the community and some of the categories were Nurse of the Year, Dentist of the Year and understandably the most exciting category for us […]
BBC North West will be reporting from Beaverbrooks House on Friday 23rd December between 6.30 and 7.00pm. There will be all manner of fun and festiveness, so put it in your diaries and don’t forget to watch us!
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.