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Young Carers Get Creative

Story by Rosie Hurley  A couple of weeks ago a group of our young carers had the chance to get creative with professional animators. The project was run by the national arts charity Create, whose programme art:space allows young carers to … 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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Family Time: Bath City Farm

Last week, carer families had the chance to have a break when we took them to ‘Meet the Romans’ at Bath City Farm. We were blessed with amazing sunshine and a beautiful view over the rolling hills of the city. … Continue reading

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Get Active for our 20th Birthday Sponsored Walk

February is drawing to a close and the nation is divided on the issue of health – while some people have tried and failed to lose weight in the New Year, others have given up their favourite treats for lent. … Continue reading

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‘January Trees’ – Our latest Arts Award evening

It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole week since our last Arts Award meeting with our amazing Young Carers! This fortnightly art club takes place at Woodlands and allows Young Carers aged 5-11 to explore loads of different creative … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from the Carers Centre!!

It seems remarkable that 2016 is already upon us and before jumping straight into new activities we wanted to quickly look back at the highlights of the past year. 2015 was an amazing year for the Carers Centre. We held two successful craft fayres … Continue reading

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Family Time: Bath on Ice

Our carers were dancing on blades of glory as we took eight families to ‘Bath on Ice’; the temporary ice rink in Victoria Park this weekend. Every carer had a different response to their first foray onto the ice. Some … Continue reading

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Saltford Santa Dash 2015

It was a sea of red and white in Saltford this weekend as the annual Saltford Santa Dash took place. This year saw a huge host of Santas and mini-Santas run a 5 mile fun-run through the beautiful lanes of … Continue reading

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Growing Creativity – Our Young Carers ‘Arts Award’ Evening

Last night was my first experience of our ‘Arts Award’ – an after-school club for young carers held in our very own Woodlands building. We run two arts award clubs on a fortnightly basis, one for children aged 5-11 and … Continue reading

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