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

Archive: Aug 2017

Last changed: Friday 30 July, 2021

Choices Issue 100 – September 2017 out now!

Last changed: Wednesday 30 August, 2017
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In this issue: Carers Rights Day Carers save economy £132 billion a year Young carer becomes internet sensation …and much more! Please let us know what you think and suggest content you would like to see in future issues. Visit the archive of recent Choices issues.

Yorkshire Marathon

Last changed: Friday 25 August, 2017

Calling all runners (or runners in training)! We have FOUR spaces available for the Yorkshire Marathon on October 8 in York. See for full event details. Call Anne Wells on 01423 500555 or email to secure your place. She’ll need your non-refundable £45 registration fee by…

Thank you to Rachael Brady!

Last changed: Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Thank you to Rachael Brady and her colleagues at Adult Services Dales Team for organizing a Tea Dance and Raffle to raise £194 for local carers. Thank you to everyone who helped in any way. It sounds like a good time was had by all. Keep Dancing!…

Parent Carers Picnic at Saltaire

Last changed: Friday 11 August, 2017

PARENT CARERS PICNIC IN THE PARK When: Friday August 18th 12pm-2pm Where: Roberts Park, Saltaire If you are a parent carer of a child 0-16 then please come along and enjoy some games and some picnic food! Feel free to bring family and friends along too. Please contact…

Website improvements for mobile devices

Last changed: Thursday 10 August, 2017

Increasing numbers of visitors to our website – currently around a third but its rising all the time – visit on a “mobile device” such as a smartphone or tablet. The website really wasn’t designed with such devices in mind and doesn’t work very well on them – but we’re…

Get Online with Worth Connecting

Last changed: Thursday 10 August, 2017

A new weekly group for over-55s who need some help with getting online. Join us for coffee and a chat, and get help from our friendly volunteers! You don’t need any equipment to get started. Call Hannah Crabtree on 01274 449660 for more info or to refer a friend or…

New Job Vacancies August 2017

Last changed: Monday 7 August, 2017

We’re recruiting for the following posts: Carer Casworker promarily for Airedale and Wharfedale This post closes Tuesday 12 September 2017 Home From Hospital Coordinator This post closes Monday 11 September 2017 Head of Finance This post closes Friday 8 September 2017 Care@ Carers’…

Hope not Hate at Bradford City Park

Last changed: Friday 4 August, 2017

This Saturday in Centenary Square/City Park #Bradford we will have a stall that will celebrate all that is good about Bradford. We will be telling people about our services, giving out some free stuff and letting people make a smoothie on our fender blender! Intrigued and want to know…

Craft Group at Pateley Bridge

Last changed: Thursday 3 August, 2017

Look at these fantastic cards made at our Pateley Bridge Craft Group last week. You can get crafty too! The next sessions are on 16 August, 13 September, 18 October and 15 November from 2–3pm at Nidderdale Plus, Waterside Station Square. Please book with Carol Lancaster on 01423 500555, or…

Free films for Carers at the Carers Hub

Last changed: Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Free films for young carers and carers with children in Bradford! The following films will be shown at the Carers Hub at Horton Park Health Centre on the following dates at 10.30am: Wednesday, August 2 – Moana Wednesday, August 16 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid Wednesday, August…