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

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Venues offering Christmas Day dinners

Last changed: Friday 20 December, 2019

Some venues across the areas we cover are providing free dinners on Christmas Day for people who may otherwise be on their own, or who might need support or people to share the day with – this includes carers and the people they care for. Please note that we are…
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Christmas and New Year opening times

Last changed: Thursday 19 December, 2019

The Harrogate and Shipley offices will be closed on the bank holidays (Wednesday 25 December, Thursday 26 December and Wednesday 1 January). The Skipton office will be closed on the bank holidays and also on Friday 27 December. Carers from the Skipton area who phone on the 27th will…
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Christmas knits

Last changed: Monday 16 December, 2019

Get your hands on one of our knitted Christmas decorations before they sell out! Our volunteers have created hundreds of them and they are on sale priced £2 each at: • All Carers’ Resource offices• Harrogate Hair and Beauty• Kathryn Elliott Osteopaths, Knaresborough• Little Daisy’s (Indoor Play & Party Venue…
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A big “Thank you!”

Last changed: Monday 16 December, 2019

Thanks to everyone who donated more than 380 presents and 80 hampers to support young and their families in the Skipton, Harrogate and Bradford districts this Christmas. Particular thanks to local Department for Work and Pensions – DWP staff, RAF Menwith Hill, and our van driver Alison! These…
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Chief Exec of Carers Trust visit

Last changed: Monday 16 December, 2019

Gareth Howells became the chief executive of national charity Carers Trust earlier this month, and we’re delighted he came to see us yesterday – so soon into his new role. Gareth says: “I’m looking forward to working with our trustees, staff, network partners & unpaid carers to improve support, services…
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Privacy policy and cookie handling updated

Last changed: Monday 2 December, 2019
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If you’ve visited www.carersresource.org before and only returned recently you may have noticed that we’ve changed the banner that pops up asking if you want to allow ‘cookies’. We’ve done this to be clearer about exactly what data this website stores on your computer and what that might mean…
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Carers on the radio

Last changed: Monday 2 December, 2019

Did you catch us on BCB Radio? Our chief executive Chris Whiley and communications officer Caroline Firth featured on an hour-long show devoted to and Carers’ Resource – with all the songs picked by carers. Listen again via the link. Link: BCB Listen Again – BCB Listen…
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Bradford District carers’ experience survey – REMINDER

Last changed: Monday 25 November, 2019

A reminder that any Bradford District-based carers should complete Bradford Council’s carers’ experience survey and help influence the development adult social care services to make sure they take carers into account. Complete the survey online: Carers Experience Survey Bradford Council provides a range of services, either through the Council…
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Carers Rights Day

Last changed: Thursday 21 November, 2019

Happy national #CarersRightsDay! The theme this year is “finding your way”, so we’ve distributed 2,000 posters that signpost unpaid to our web page www.carersresource.org/find-your-way/ which contains key information about accessing benefits and allowances. Comment if you would like hard copies of the poster to put up in GP…
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