Category Young Carer Activities

YOUNG CARERS ARE KEEPING BUSY!

Hello everyone, Although we haven’t posted on here for a while, it does not mean that we have not been busy funding some fantastic activities for West Berkshire Young Carers. The applications for funding have been coming to us regularly from Joe and the Young Carers and from our recent batch of applications it looks […]

THERE’S NOTHING LIKE A PARTY!

Hello everyone, I have been sorting through some photos from the end of 2017 and thought you might like to see this one. It’s the Young Carers Christmas Party, kindly hosted by Newbury Rotary with Christmas presents for all the children donated by Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire). When Young Carers get together a […]

BE INSPIRED, YOUNG PEOPLE DO AMAZING THINGS

Hello everyone, We wanted to share this article with you. It needs no introduction and we are incredibly proud to be able to support children like Riley and,  to support the hard work and dedication of Joe Sutton and the Young Carers Project. https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/23288/inspired-by-remarkable-young-carers.html Alison Chair of Trustees        

How to build straight walls!

It is really good news for Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire) when we see evidence of our Young Carers learning some new skills, having a go at something new and most importantly, getting together with friends and having fun. From May 2016 – April 2017 we have funded a course of bite size workshops […]

YOUNG CARERS PUBLISHED!

Earlier in the year we secured funding through Berkshire Community Foundation for a Book Anthology created by the writer Susan Rollings. The finished result is amazing and something that the Young Carers are very proud of indeed. We have a sample from Susan’s website below. http://www.susanrollings.com/stories-by-young-carers/4590724323 Hello! About Me Published books New Shoes, Red Shoes […]

YOUNG ACHIEVERS

Well done to 9 of our West Berkshire Young Carers who recently successfully achieved their Bronze Award for Drama and Creative Arts. The award programme was run by the Watermill Theatre in Newbury over the course of 10 weeks and involved a variety of tasks. Students were given a piece of written dialogue from which […]