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14/06/2016
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Young carer wins award

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A young carer who is dedicated to helping support and make a difference to the lives of other young carers through involvement with our Young Carers Council has won an award.

20/05/2016
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Carers learn more about the planned Letchworth Carers Support Hub

Letchworth carers filled a community hall when they attended an information event to learn more about the Carers Support Hub we plan for their area.

20/05/2016
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Twelfth Night show

Supporters enjoy preview theatre performance and help raise almost £1,000 so we can continue providing advice and support to people caring for a loved one or friend.

18/04/2016
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GSK Impact Award Winner 2016

We are over the moon to have won a GSK Impact Award, which recognises excellence in charities improving health and wellbeing in their communities. We were one of 10 charities to get this national award.

01/03/2016
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Young Carers Conference 2016

Young carers discussed their caring experiences, goals and priorities at our Young Carers Conference at Watford Football Club and were treated to a visit from three Watford FC players.

08/02/2016
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Students take a dip into business world

Students made a splash in the final part of their business challenge by taking part in a sponsored swimming challenge.

18/12/2015
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We are in discussions with Hertfordshire Crossroads-South about how we can work more closely together through merging into one charity.

17/12/2015
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Festive message from Chief Executive Michèle Stokes

We would like to wish our volunteers and supporters as well as unpaid carers across the county all the best this festive period.

07/12/2015
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Response to Goverment Spending Review

The Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review and Autumn Statement brought some good news with an increase in the basic state pension and a stop to some tax credit reforms, but Carers in Hertfordshire feels more must be done to support unpaid carers. To find out our reaction to the review

31/07/2015
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Government postpones second part of Care Act introduction until 2020

Carers have expressed their disappointment over the Government’s announcement to delay the introduction of the second part of the Care Act 2014, which could have eased their finances.