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Young carers scoop prizes ‘See Me Talk to Me’

Young carers scoop prizes

Published on Sunday 3 July 2011 09:56

LINCOLNSHIRE Young Carers Partnership have had two accolades to celebrate.

Not only have they won the Healthcare People Management Association Award, they have also scooped the Judge’s Special Award for their ‘See Me Talk to Me’ project, which was designed to raise awareness of young carers’ issues.

YOUNG carers can enjoy a bit of time with a good book

A novel way to get young carers reading

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READING UP … June Hindmarsh, left, and Jackie Buckley at the library with young carers.

By ANGELA REED
Published on Monday 27 June 2011 09:50

YOUNG carers can enjoy a bit of time with a good book – thanks to libraries in South Tyneside.

The bookshelves at the Young Carers Project, run by Carers Association in South Tyneside (Cast), were bolstered by £500 worth of new titles.

Young Norfolk carers interview JLS star Oritse Williams

Young Norfolk carers interview JLS star Oritse Williams

Five young Norfolk carers who interviewed Oritse Williams from JLS before the pop band’s recent Carrow Road concert have put a video of their chat with him on YouTube.

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The youngsters have lost carer services because of cuts to council funding and are campaigning to try and save some of the services, as part of National Carers Week.

The issue is close to the pop star’s heart as he cared for his mother from the age of 12, when she was diagnosed with MS.

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