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    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 […]


    Yes that’s right, Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire) will be bucket shaking at Tesco Extra in Newbury on Wednesday 9th December from 9:30 -5pm in partnership with our friends from Newbury Rotary Club. Newbury Rotary are kindly arranging a Christmas Party for West Berkshire Young Carers to be held on the 18th […]


We would like to say a HUGE thank you to Whitelands Primary School in Thatcham, West Berkshire for raising an amazing £900 for Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire). The sponsored walk took place in June and you can read all about it in the newspaper article which came out shortly after. It is so […]

Ladies Tangent (Newbury)

Thank you Ladies Tangent (Newbury) for your kind dontation of £250 to Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire). The money will help to fund a course of activities of the Young Carers choice during the long summer break, or pay for an all expenses trip to a theme park or seaside away day. This donation […]


We really enjoyed our 1st Easter Bake Sale last year and it didn’t take much encouragement for the Trustees to get their sleeves rolled up and make some more delicious tempting treats for this year’s sale. I must admit, having not read the small print on just how long it takes to ‘prove’ a hot cross bun, […]

Friends of Young Carers West Berkshire launch quiz

Newbury Weekly News have written a nice article about our first fundraising event held at Greenacre leisure centre on September 14. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook to make sure you stay up to date with all the upcoming FOYC WEBS events. http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/2013/fundraising-quiz-launches-new-west-berks-charity