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Closure of educational settings: information for parents and carers

The government has issued information on the closure of educational settings due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The information is for parents and carers of children at registered childcare providers (including nurseries and childminders), primary and secondary schools and further education colleges. This is for both state-funded and independent schools. Please see official information here […]

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Young carers play leading roles in new primary schools resource

Young Carers Awareness Day on Thursday 30 January sees a free resource becoming available to help infant schools identify and support young carers, who can be as young as four years old. The resource is based on the story of the lives of three children – Jamila, Harry and Sarah – who have experiences that […]

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Making a difference to young carers this Christmas

We have been delighted by all of the donations so far to the Christmas giving tree at Harris & Hoole Café in Tesco Huntingdon on Abbots Ripton Road. The giving tree has been kindly set up to collect donated items for our young carers to make their own Christmas hampers this festive season. We are […]

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UEA young carer and young adult carer university experience day

The University of East Anglia outreach team are holding a day where young carers and young adult carers can go along to find out about life at the university. Whether you are already keen to go to university or just want to find out more this event is suitable for you. Taking place on Tuesday […]

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Halifax bring Christmas cheer to young carers

A big thank you to Halifax Building Society, Peterborough and Stamford branches, who made Caring Together their charity of the year. We were pleased to collect three large crates worth of delicious chocolate selection boxes for our young carers last week. If you are an organisation and fancy putting us forward to be charity of […]

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Your gift can make a difference to a young carer this Christmas

We are delighted to announce Harris & Hoole Café at Tesco Huntingdon on Abbots Ripton Road, have kindly set up a Christmas giving tree to collect donated items for our young carers to make their own Christmas hampers. There are suggested gift ideas on signs in the café that people can then buy and drop […]

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Grants available for young carers – apply now

We are pleased to offer support grants for young carers aged 15 and under across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk, to be able to access similar opportunities to those of their peers. The Explore More! programme is made possible thanks to funding from the Pears Foundation, provided by Carers Trust to Caring Together to enable us […]

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