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04/11/2018
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People talking over coffee

We are launching the final two Carer Support Hub groups supported with money from the Big Lottery Fund – one in Royston and one in Harpenden. Hubs are free groups that meet monthly and unpaid carers can drop into them to meet up with other carers, get advice about support available to them and find out about local health and care services.

09/09/2018
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Sainsbury's Stevenage Local Charity of the Year 2018 partnership launch

Staff and customers at the Stevenage Sainsbury’s store in Magpie Crescent have chosen to support unpaid carers and countywide charity Carers in Hertfordshire as their Local Charity of the Year and we held a succesful launch for the partnership - raising £550 and supported by the Mayor of Stevenage.

04/09/2018
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Invite to back Carers UK campaign calling for Government to raise Carer's Allowance

Carers in Scotland that receive Carer’s Allowance are to get a boost as the benefit is being increased in line with Jobseeker’s Allowance – equivalent to an extra £8.50 a week. Now, Carers UK is calling for the Government to raise Carer’s Allowance in the rest of the UK to match changes in Scotland.

24/08/2018
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Great news as Sainsbury's stores opt to support unpaid carers through charity partnerships

We’re delighted to have been chosen as the Local Charity of the Year for three Sainsbury’s stores – Letchworth (Third Avenue), Stevenage (Magpie Crescent) and Marshalwick Lane in St Albans.

07/08/2018
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Generous music festival goers dig deep to raise almost £6,000 for our work supporting young carers

Thousands of people flocked to Hertford Castle to enjoy the free charity music festival, Rock at the Castle, and donated a massive £5,590 to support our work with young carers.

12/07/2018
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Golfers swing into action to support unpaid carers
A Charity Golf Day organised by Chesfield Downs Golf and Country Club Seniors Section Captain proved a hit and generous golfers raised around £2,700 towards our work identifying and supporting unpaid carers.
20/06/2018
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New app brings information and support to young carers’ fingertips

Children and young carers are to benefit from a new app that gives them information to help them in their caring role such as contacts for support and how to keep well. The Young Carers in Hertfordshire App is available for android devices via Google Play and a version for Apple devices is to be developed.

14/06/2018
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We're working to keep carers healthy and connected this Carers Week and beyond

This Carers Week and beyond we should ‘think carer’ – making sure unpaid carers are identified, supported and helped to stay healthy and connected - the theme of the week.

20/05/2018
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Golfers tee up to support us in Making Carers Count
We are delighted that golfers from Chesfield Downs Golf and Country Club Seniors Section are supporting our work providing information and services for unpaid carers as their Charity of the Year.
01/05/2018
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Holiday guide for carers

There are so many things to think about when booking a holiday - where to go, is the accommodation and venue suitable to meet your needs and requirements, travel arrangements, cost and more. We have put together a small guide with tips to help you plan a carer-friendly break.

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