Category Archives: young carers

Buy a Bauble and help young carers

Hang a Bauble to Help Vulnerable Children in Cardiff this Christmas


Sasha Mansworth 

Leading children’s charity, Action for Children, has partnered with homeware retailer, HomeSense, to launch a Christmas campaign to raise funds for Cardiff Short Breaks,CardiffYoung Carers and Vale of Glamorgan Young Carers.

Young carer will carry the Olympic torch

Olympic torch to be carried by Shrewsbury carer

 The torch will be in Shropshire on the 24 and 30 May.

A 17-year-old carer from Shropshire is one of the first people to be chosen to take part in the Olympic torch relay.

Sarah Thomas, from Shrewsbury, looks after both her parents – primarily her mother who has multiple sclerosis.

‘Wish’ cash for carers would make dreams come true


Wish cash would help young carers

A SUPPORT group is hoping to make wishes come true for the hidden carers in the community.


Crossroads Care, on Smailes Lane, Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, has been providing advice and support to hundreds of young carers across the region since it formed in 1996.