Category From the Friends

A Summer Update

Hello everyone! It’s been a summer like no other, and we’ve plenty to share with you. Even with the restrictions of COVID, the summer respite activities program – funded by Friends of Young Carers West Berkshire – has been going ahead. Here are some of the highlights Ice skating Canoeing Bowling T-shirt & bag printing […]


Well it’s been a while since we posted but that doesn’t mean that Friends of Young Carers haven’t been busy going through the applications for funding lots of Summer and Autumn activities. We are continuing to work within the local community, attending events and meeting our supporters. David Lloyd (Newbury), Thatcham Tornadoes, Thatcham WI, Newbury […]


We would like to wish everyone who has supported us in 2018 a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS. Without your help we would not have been able to fund many of the activities that all the Young Carers have enjoyed this year. A special thank you to Joe Sutton at West Berkshire Children’s Intervention Service who has […]


Hello from all the Trustees, It seems impossibly soon that Christmas will be here and another year has flown by. In time honored tradition, Barbara and I took to the aisles of Tesco’s and loaded up with 75 tubs of Celebrations and Heroes to hand out to the Young Carers. We liked the idea of […]


FOYC- QUIZ FLYER 2016   If you are around on Saturday 7th May then why not get a team together and join us for our Annual Quiz Night at St. Gabriels School in Newbury. This event has been one of our most successful and since our first quiz in 2014, we have never looked back. […]

Coming up Roses!!

         It’s the time of year when we like to give our Young Carers a little something for themselves and their families at Christmas. So it was that on Monday, Barbara and myself delivered 88 Selection Boxes and 70 Tubs of Roses to Rhys at the Castlegate Centre in Newbury. That evening, Rhys […]