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!     […]

Hello from your Chair of Trustees I am wondering if there is a printing business out there in West Berkshire who might be able to help us with printing a ‘grown-up’ fold out brochure? Since our formation back in 2013 we have relied on printed handouts and small business cards to hand out when we […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. Alison Chair of Trustees        

HELLO EVERYONE, It’s been a while since we posted on our website and we are excited to share some recent photos and comments from the Young Carers festival which took place in June this year. As always the Young Carers had a tremendous time and as the comments below show, they really do enjoy this […]

Hello from the Trustees, Finally getting around to posting some images from our Annual Wine Tasting Event hosted by SJ Wines of Newbury and Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire). Our thanks go to St. Gabriels Junior School for once again allowing us to host our event here. Lots of parking, a lovely spacious hall […]

Elaine and I had a lovely surprise when we were invited back to St. Gabriels Junior School Assembly at the end of January where we were presented with a cheque for £247.94. This money was raised from the Junior School Nativity and Carol Concert and we are incredibly grateful that once again the children chose […]

Hello to all our readers, What a lovely time the trustees had on Sunday when we were invited to Welford Park to have a Charity Stand at one of their busiest Snowdrop Days. We met so many lovely members of the public who were interested in how we help Young Carers in West Berkshire, spent […]

foyc-wine-tasting-flyer-2017 Happy New Year to one and all. We can’t wait to get started with our programme of fundraising events for 2017. The need to offer vital support and respite activities to our Young Carers has not diminished and increasingly we shall be looking at areas of high concern right here in West Berkshire. Due […]