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Carers need a break – can you help?

A charity is asking upmarket hotels to offer a free night’s B&B to those in need of respite

Caring for a relative 24/7 can be stressful and exhausting.

In India, they call it “frugal innovation” – small changes, employing familiar ingredients, costing comparatively little, that can make a big difference in surprising ways. Local Solutions is a hugely impressive 40-year-old charity based in Merseyside that works in the north-west and north Wales. Frugal innovation runs through its veins.

NHS Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group offers grants to help carers

We want carers to have better support

Two grants of up to £40,000 have been made available for voluntary organisations which support unpaid carers in the borough.

NHS Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group is offering the one off grants to voluntary and community organisations supporting carers in Harrow.

Landmark Trust offers 50 short breaks to charities and educational groups

Carers in need of respite breaks

ShreBuilding preservation charity The Landmark Trust is offering 50 short breaks to charities, educational groups and not-for-profit organisations “to extend the benefit of staying in its buildings to those who need it most”.

The breaks are being made possible by a private donor. They all take place between 10 and 17 March 2014.