Thursday 25th November is Carers Right Day...we're here if you need information or support! 3

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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Our new project offers support to carers of loved ones with drug and/or alcohol misuse problems...contact us today, we're here to help! 5

Our new project offers support to carers of loved ones with drug and/or alcohol misuse problems…contact us today, we’re here to help!

We are delighted to have been successful in our bid to create a new project for some of the most vulnerable and hidden carers in our community thanks to Carers Trust Making Carers Count programme. Our project is targeted at supporting those caring for loved ones who are experiencing problematic substance misuse. The toll that …

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Watch Young Carer, Tia's story on BBC North West in the run up to BBC Children in Need 6

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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Exciting new job opportunity to develop Blackpool Carers' digital marketing and fundraising 7

Exciting new job opportunity to develop Blackpool Carers’ digital marketing and fundraising

Are you technology savvy with a passion for fundraising?  We have a fabulous, full time, 12 month opportunity (paid at Real Living Wage) to work with our Fundraising Team to develop digital fundraising for Blackpool Carers Centre, look after our corporate supporters and support the planning and delivery of our events programme. Alongside working with …

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Calling all carers and loved ones! Join a new NHS group and help to influence future services 11

Calling all carers and loved ones! Join a new NHS group and help to influence future services

A new Service User and Carer Council hosted by Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust will hold their first meeting on Thursday 23 September at Beaverbrooks House from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. This is a welcome opportunity for you to come along and influence future services. Please register your interest at fyldecoastops@lscft.nhs.uk CLICK HERE to download …

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Our fantastic Castle to Castle cyclists have returned - watch the video of their eventful journey! 13

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! 14

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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