Such an exciting evening! On Wednesday we hosted a Pudsey Party for Children in Need! We were joined by Diane Oxberry and Stuart Flinders of BBC North West Tonight who were completing their Plod for Pudsey around the coast. They had a chat to some of our young carers, as well as our very own Faye […]
This morning our intrepid respite workers Sam Kirkbride and Andy Gunn joined Graham Liver on his Power to the Tower for Children in Need. It looks like they’ve even managed to avoid pedalling!
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 […]
Our service is designed simply to make a better life for carers. One of the ways we make sure is by asking carers to share their voice with us and keep us up to date. We’re asking how your caring role affects your lives, what we’re doing well and how we could do better. Here […]
Blackpool Carers Centre are looking for some amazing fundraisers and supporters to take part in our Tower to Tower cycle challenge in September 2019. The event will be fully managed by organisers Chapeau Events Ltd Q & A Information Event Saturday 13th October Beaverbrooks House 12.00 noon-2.00pm We will be holding a Q & A […]
Carers Rights Day is held each year to let carers know their rights and find out how to get the help and support they are entitled to. The programme this year will include our AGM, Carers’ Question & Answer Panel and lots of information for carers, together with refreshments and a buffet lunch. Call Julie […]
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, […]
An evening of psychic entertainment from the ever popular Marilyn. Tickets only £10 and include pie and peas supper, tea, coffee or juice. All proceeds to Blackpool Carers Centre. Call Julie S on 01253 393748 to book tickets.
Carers, supporters, friends and their families all danced on into the evening at our 2nd Annual CareFest last Friday. For the most part the weather behaved itself and guests were treated to a superb serenade by all the local acts. Through the generosity of so many we were able to raise £800 to make a […]
Earlier this week, Beaverbrooks House was bursting with people of all ages taking part in a multitude of different activities. As well as carers popping in for a chat and a brew, and our regular HUGS group, we hosted budding new Blackpool medics as they took part in team building activities in Rocco’s Pantry, before […]