I would like to thank Blackpool Carers Centre for supporting me and my 2 kids as I fought stage 4 neck cancer alone as a single dad. My children attended many events and the youngest Jo who is now 6 still loves and attends the weekly youth club where he meets his new friends […]
Carers Centre worker Lauren Codling and Blackpool Butcher Nigel Wilkinson, a great supporter of our Cash Quest for Carers challenge, interviewed on the Graham Liver breakfast show on BBC Radio Lancashire.
Carers UK responds to the Emergency Budget 2015 Responding to the Emergency Budget Heléna Herklots, Chief Executive of Carers UK, said: “Carers will be relieved that Carer’s Allowance has not been cut and, along with disability benefits, is protected from the freeze to benefits. It is a vital financial lifeline for people looking after a […]
Some would shake in their boots at the thought of doing a Grand Canyon Challenge but not local adventurer Jodie Trembles. Jodie set off to America on 9 May for one of the greatest adventures of a lifetime – the chance to explore one of the natural wonders of the world. Jodie and sister […]
I delivered a 2 day Art and Drama workshop to Blackpool young carers as part of their Coldwell Activity Centre Residential visit. The idea was looking at their own personal aspirations and how they could achieve them. This was completed by rehearsing and performing a theatre script around a young persons aspirations and showed different […]
Five brave members of Beaverbrooks’ staff will be taking on the Total Warrior Challenge on Saturday 27th June to raise a target of £1,000 for our new Carers Centre, Beaverbrooks House. Total Warrior is the pinnacle of obstacle racing providing the greatest courses set in the finest venues. With 25 to 30 punishing obstacles designed […]
‘Bling’ it on says Bling, mascot for last year’s winners Sandcastle Waterpark, who made a £6k plus splash for our Cash Quest for Carers (CQ4C) £50 challenge to fund a Young Carers Champion. The cheeky monkey even squared up to our own mascot Rocco the carers donkey for some friendly sparring as the three month […]
Our Cash Quest for Carers £50 Challenge starts today with a fun, informal launch event including Afternoon Tea at the Village Herons’ Reach 1.00-3.00pm for all teams taking part. They will receive their starter fund of a crisp £50 note, kindly donated by a local sponsor. The event will run for 3 months until 11th […]
Blackpool Tower once again supports Carers Week and this year has illuminated the Fylde Coast skyline in blue with a magenta heart for all carers.