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Thursday 25th November is Carers Right Day...we're here if you need information or support! 1

Thursday 25th November is Carers Right Day…we’re here if you need information or support!

Carers Rights Day is held each year, to bring organisations across the UK together to help carers in their local community find out how to get the help and support they are entitled to. This year, the campaign’s focus is the rights that unpaid carers have. If you are a carer and need more information or …

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Watch Young Carer, Tia's story on BBC North West in the run up to BBC Children in Need 3

Watch Young Carer, Tia’s story on BBC North West in the run up to BBC Children in Need

One of our young Carers, Tia helps to looks after her two-year-old brother, Toby who has spent the past two years in and out of hospital and needs 24-hour care after being born with breathing problems. She was featured on BBC North West on 11th November and thanked Blackpool Carers’ for their support. BBC Children …

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Our fantastic Castle to Castle cyclists have returned - watch the video of their eventful journey! 4

Our fantastic Castle to Castle cyclists have returned – watch the video of their eventful journey!

After 3 days cycling through sun, wind, rain and hail, all in aid of Blackpool’s unpaid carers, our worn out cyclists arrived back at Lancaster Castle to a well deserved welcome from family, friends and supporters from Blackpool Carers…well done everyone, we cannot thank you enough! The cyclists have raised a tremendous £31,500 to date, …

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We wish them well! Our fundraising Castle to Castle cyclists get ready to start their 199-mile bike ride tomorrow...good luck all! 5

We wish them well! Our fundraising Castle to Castle cyclists get ready to start their 199-mile bike ride tomorrow…good luck all!

The Castle to Castle cyclists, including our very own Head of Business Development and Fundraising, Terry Hodkinson, have now set off to Northumberland, ready to start their 3-day 199 mile bike ride to raise funds for our carers.  They’ll be taking in the fantastic British countryside en-route, as well as visiting some iconic landmarks including …

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Blackpool Carers Centre is proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant 6

Blackpool Carers Centre is proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant

Blackpool Carers Centre have pledged to commit to honour the Armed Forces Covenant and support the Armed Forces Community. We recognise the value Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reservists, Veterans and military families contribute to our business and our country.  What is the Armed Forces Covenant? To those who proudly protect our nation, who do …

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It's normal to feel down at the moment, but you don't have to suffer alone - Local group, Covid in our Communities has lots of Mental Health support available 7

It’s normal to feel down at the moment, but you don’t have to suffer alone – Local group, Covid in our Communities has lots of Mental Health support available

Covid in our Communities Mental Health Support It’s normal to feel down, anxious, angry and lots of other things right now – contact Covid in our Communities if you need some support Short waiting times Telephone/video appointments Highly rated staff If you live in Blackpool call 01253 955 700 if you live in Fylde or …

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We have seen a huge increase in referrals during lockdown, as more people than ever before are turning into carers for their loved ones 10

We have seen a huge increase in referrals during lockdown, as more people than ever before are turning into carers for their loved ones

Blackpool has seen a huge increase of carers in need of support as mental and physical illnesses take their toll during lockdown. Mental health struggles, long-term health problems and the lingering effects of Covid-19 have caused many people to take on caring roles this year. Quality Director, Faye Atherton said: “We have seen an overwhelming …

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