Category Archives: Events

Young Carers Awareness Day Focused on Mental Health

Each year, national carers charity Carers Trust organises Young Carers Awareness Day, this year taking place on January 31st. The purpose of the day is to raise public awareness of the challenges faced by young people because of their caring role, … Continue reading

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Fundraiser Stories: Bath & the Half give mental health boost to young runner

RUH Administrator Jess Sowton, 25, is running the Bath Half this year in aid of the Carers’ Centre. This is Jess’s second half marathon and she hopes to get close to a two hour run this time around. There’s still … Continue reading

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Carers Rights Day 2018

Next Friday, the 30th of November, is Carers Rights Day. This is a national awareness day to help make carers aware of their rights and entitlements – for things like benefits, flexibility from employers, supported housing and lots more. It’s … Continue reading

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Sponsored Walk Set to Raise £2,000+ for Carers

We held our second sponsored walk last month on Saturday, April 21, to raise awareness of unpaid carers and the challenges they face. Forty walkers (and a few dogs!) participated in the six mile walking route to raise money for … Continue reading

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Celebrating Carers 2017: Success!

Friday, 13th of October was the day of our annual general meeting and Celebrating Carers awards ceremony. Despite the unlucky date, the evening was a great success and was much enjoyed by all attendees. We are so fortunate to have … Continue reading

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Celebrating Carers 2016 – the results!

Our annual awards ceremony was held in October and once again the event was hosted by the fantastic Ali Vowles of the BBC. It was a chance to recognise our unsung heroes: carers, volunteers, and partners and to look back … Continue reading

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Celebrate our 20th birthday at one of our special concerts this November!

We are holding 2 special concerts to celebrate our birthday. We’d love to see you there! Tickets for each concert are £7 (£6 for carers) with all proceeds going towards our work in the community. Call 01761 431 388 or … Continue reading

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Carers: the backbone of our communities

Carers are part of the backbone of our communities and the annual awards night held by the Carers’ Centre is a fabulous opportunity to applaud their selflessness, says Sirona chief executive Janet Rowse. Sirona Care & Health, which provides specialist … Continue reading

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Why Celebrate Carers?

Each year we hold an awards ceremony called Celebrating Carers. We’re delighted that Sirona Care and Health have agreed to sponsor this year’s awards, helping us to make it bigger and better than ever. But why Celebrate Carers? The answer … Continue reading

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The YAC Bowling Night

Last month, the YC team treated some Young Adult Carers aged 17-24 (YACs) to a night of bowling at the Longwell Green complex in Bristol. Luckily, there were just enough of us to squeeze into our minibus, which was donated … Continue reading

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