Carers' Resource is the local, specialist carers' centre for the Bradford and Airedale, Harrogate and Ripon, and Craven districts of Yorkshire.

Archive: 2015

Last changed: Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Carers Trust – Better Bursary Campaign

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

The 16-19 Bursary Fund is a discretionary scheme provided by the Government to help those aged 16 to 19 with education or training costs. The Carers Trust is calling for young carers to be given specific recognition within the scheme and asking them and others to contact their MPs to…
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Hampers bring festive cheer for families

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Young carers and their families in Harrogate and Craven are set to have some of the Christmas stress lifted thanks to a special delivery. For we have received a bumper donation and our staff are now distributing some 90 food hampers and 155 gifts – all thanks to the generosity…
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Success on the cards for Poppy

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Artistic young carer Poppy Neely has won a top prize in a national Christmas card competition. The ten-year-old, of Sutton-in-Craven, near Skipton, impressed judges with her festive design for the annual Carers Trust challenge. Young Carer Poppy’s colourful winning design She looks after brother Jack, seven, who has…
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Carers Trust Strategic Review Consultation with carers

Last changed: Thursday 10 December, 2015

Carers Trust, the UK’s largest carers charity, has decided that we need to develop a working and inclusive strategy for carers that will enable us to provide more support to the UK’s seven million carers over the coming years. More and more people are becoming unpaid carers every day,…
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Self Care Week and Carers Rights Day 2015

Last changed: Thursday 12 November, 2015

We are running or involved in various events marking Self Care Week in the week 16 – 22 November and Carers Rights Day on Friday 20th November. Events from Carers’ Resource Monday 16th November: CReate Open Day Thursday 19th November: Carers Market Stall – Skipton Friday…
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New Director is ‘privileged and delighted’ to be at the helm

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Carers’ Resource’s new Director Chris Whiley is calling for a greater recognition of carers in the workplace – and society as a whole. She succeeds charity founder Anne Smyth who retires at the end of November, 2015. Carers’ Resource Director Chris Whiley (left) and charity founder Anne Smyth…
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New Vacancy – Head of Finance and Business Support

Last changed: Tuesday 10 November, 2015

We are seeking to appoint an experienced financial manager to this key post in the senior management team of Carers’ resource. See the jobs page for a full description. Note: this vacancy closes at Noon on the 9th December.
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