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Stephanie fundraising volunteer

Stephanie’s story – “I feel a sense of achievement by helping others.”

31 May 2023

Meet Stephanie, one of our volunteers, who each play a valuable role as part of the team at our charity. Stephanie, who moved from Hong Kong to Huntingdon over two years ago, has joined us as our fundraising volunteer. In Hong Kong, she worked full-time for the web service provider Yahoo, where she was responsible […]

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Volunteers Week 2023 – celebrating our volunteers

30 May 2023

This Volunteers Week (1 – 7 June), we would like to say a big thank you to all our volunteers who make a huge difference to the lives of unpaid carers across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk. Our volunteer team is made up of 55 dedicated people who give their time and talents to tirelessly to […]

Speak Out Council drop in

Do you care for someone with a learning disability and/or autism?

17 May 2023

Do you care for someone with a learning disability and/or autism? Would they like to get their voice heard on issues that matter to them? Russell Henke, a Speak Out Council Leader, invites them to come along to the Speak Out Council drop-in at the Riverside Park Cafe, St Neots, PE19 7SA on Monday 22 […]

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Learning disabilities team receives Carer Friendly Tick Award

17 May 2023

The Norfolk Forensic Community Learning Disabilities Team has been awarded our Carer Friendly Tick Award – Health, in recognition of their work to identify and support unpaid carers. The team based in Norwich supports individuals with a learning disability who have committed an offence or who display offending behaviours but have not been convicted. Charlie […]


Young adult carers and university/college insights day

12 May 2023

Do you have a young adult in your family that helps to care for a family member? Are they planning to attend or already studying at college or university? Carers Trust and researchers at University College London (UCL) are keen to hear their experiences on leaving school, as well as applying to or attending university college or […]

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Are you struggling with energy debt?

5 May 2023

Are you struggling to pay off your energy debt and finding it difficult to know where to turn for help? The British Gas Energy Trust may be able to help you with their ‘Individual and Families Debt Write Off Fund.’ You do not need to be a British Gas customer to apply for the fund […]

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Downham Market youth project receives Carer Friendly Tick Award

3 May 2023

Congratulations to the Swan Youth Project in Downham Market on receiving our Carer Friendly Tick Award – Communities. The award is in recognition of their work to identify and support young carers within the project. Lucy Kenna, assistant family and youth worker at Swan Youth Project said, “It is really important to us to be […]

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Norfolk trust receives Carer Friendly Tick Award

26 April 2023

Congratulations to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) on once again receiving our Carer Friendly Tick Award – Health. The award recognises the work the trust continues to do to identify and support unpaid carers who look after family member or friends. Nancy Fontaine, chief nurse professor at the NNUH said, “The […]

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Have your say on outpatient pharmacy services

24 April 2023

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are keen to hear your views on their outpatient pharmacy services and how their outpatient departments communicate with you and the person you care for. You can share your experiences on what is going well, what is not going well and what can be improved at an outpatient online […]


Do you care for someone living with a mental illness?

21 April 2023

Rethink Carer Support: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are inviting you to join them for a free ‘Mental Health and Families’ course in Cambridge this May. The course which involves attending two workshops will give you a chance to improve your skills in supporting family members or friends with mental health conditions. The first workshop ‘Learning from professionals’ […]