Category Raising awareness

Busy knitters galore!!

It’s hard to believe that we are already racing towards April 1st but planning is well underway for Easter and Summer Activities for Young Carers. A visit to Rushall Farm to see lambs being born is always a favourite on the calendar and this year was no exception. Young Carers have plenty to look forward […]

Quiz night/Red House, Marsh Benham

Well here we are at The Red House in Marsh Benham for their January quiz night and I can report that we all had an excellent night out, great food, and Tim (manager) ran a brilliant quiz based on The Big Quiz of 2018. Here we have posted a picture of the winning team and […]


  Happy New Year from Friends of Young Carers (WB) We are very happy to report an exciting start to 2019 with the launch of our new brochure. Please click on the link to have a look. 7779 f of yc 1-3 a4 6pp proof We are delighted to have taken another step in the […]

BBC report on Young Carers

This is worth watching, it’s a piece that the BBC ran on Thursday evening. It is great that young carers can see that with the added help of national media, they are not forgotten and Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire) just wanted to pass this message on.   Thanks for watching!     […]

2016 Schools Programme

It’s nearly Easter and Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire) are wasting no time in getting on with their Schools Presentation Programme for 2016. Last year we visited a couple of local schools to give a talk to the children during their assembly time. The reaction we had from these visits was a real eye […]


    An unlikely combination you may think but,  last Saturday,  the Trustees of Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire) proved that this was indeed a brilliant match by raising £210.00 towards respite activities for children in our area. After a glorious sunny February day on the Friday, match day on the 13th dawned grey, wet and […]

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