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Young carers upset and must not be forgotten

Sad farewell to Bracknell Young Carers’ Project

By Julie Spencer
November 01, 2011

There were tears and laughter at a farewell party to mark the closure of Bracknell’s Young Carers Project.

More than 70 children and their parents joined co-ordinator Angela Evans and her staff to wind up the scheme that has supported them for five years.

Scarecrow festival’s £2,000 appeal boost for young carers

Staff at West Norfolk Carers’ received the cheque from the scarecrow festival organisers earlier this week



Wolferton scarecrow festival on Saturday – the Cookson children (from left): Bethany (9), Ben (4) and 6 year old Amy with the ‘guides sleepover’.

Published on Friday 28 October 2011 14:20

GENEROUS organisers of a scarecrow weekend have handed over a large cheque to the Lynn News Young Carers’ Appeal.

Wolferton Scarecrow Festival has donated £2,000 from the successful August fundraiser.

Young carers in Hartlepool put on a flashmob

Flashmob put on Thriller of a show

Published on Tuesday 25 October 2011 14:00

SHOPPERS were given a thrilling surprise when dedicated young carers burst into dance.

Various spots around Hartlepool’s town centre were turned into a Michael Jackson video set as youngsters gave their own rendition of his famous Thriller dance in a series of flashmob dances.