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Fears grow over funds for carers

Fears grow over funds for carers

Reporter: Andrew Rudkin
Date online: 16 June 2011

Oldham Carers’ Centre manager Miranda Di Blasio has expressed concern that government funds will not reach those who need it most.

As she welcomed local MPs Michael Meacher and Debbie Abrahams to the Phoenix Centre as part of National Carers’ Week, Miranda was at the same time worried that not enough cash would go towards providing breaks for carers.

Young carers facing a tough time, says Norfolk teen

Young carers facing a tough time, says Norfolk teen

By KIM BRISCOE
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 
10.32 AM

Young carer Hannah Cargill.

A Norfolk teenager has told of the difficulties facing young carers as they try to get an education while looking after family members.

 Hannah Cargill, from Great Yarmouth, has become a campaigner for young carers in the county as a key member of the Norfolk Young Carers Forum, which was launched last year.

Angela Rippon CARERS Week Interview 2011

ANGELA RIPPON CARERS WEEK INTERVIEW

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3n-eDCbe8H8[/youtube]

TV presenter Angela Rippon talks about Carers Week, and her experience as a carer for her mother.

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