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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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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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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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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Carers’ Resource on the radio

Last changed: Thursday 21 November, 2019

We’re being interviewed for a 1hr show on BCB Radio this week to mark our 10-yr anniversary in #Bradford. We can play 10 songs, so we want to help choose them! Comment below to tell us your favourite song and why it is so special to you, or…
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Free break for carers

Last changed: Wednesday 11 September, 2019

The wonderful owners of a bed and breakfast near Gargrave are offering FREE two-night breaks during the week of Mon 11 Nov to Sat 16 Nov. The stays – for the carer on their own, or with someone who isn’t the cared-for person – would be a true…
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High Sheriff awards

Last changed: Thursday 25 April, 2019

Well done to nine carers we work with across West Yorkshire and Harrogate who we nominated for a High Sheriff award for going above and beyond. The carers were Sal Goodman, Grace Summersgill, Chris Whitfield, Judy Steele, Jamie Lowbridge, Satveer Sahota, Nora Dawson, Maria Cartwright and Liz Ruddle. WELL DONE!…
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Carers not claiming Carer’s Credit

Last changed: Wednesday 20 March, 2019

More than 90% of unpaid who are eligible do not claim Carer’s Credit – a National Insurance credit that helps plug gaps in your National Insurance record on which your state pension is based. Find out more via the link https://yhoo.it/2CtAYU3 and check eligibility/apply here: https://www.gov.uk/carers-credit Link:…
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Carers Curry Club

Last changed: Monday 8 October, 2018

Come to our Carers Curry Club Omar Khans, Bradford, on 18th October at 7pm. Get a banquet meal of poppadoms and sauces; mixed sizzler platter starter; a selection of mains for the table, pilau rice and naan bread for only £10 per person. Book your place with Caroline Firth –…
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Celebrating our volunteers

Last changed: Monday 8 October, 2018

Volunteers help us to do what we do here at Carers’ Resource. So huge thanks go to Mike Emsley, Grace Summersgill and Pauline Scholes for FIVE YEARS of volunteering for us across various areas of our work. We can’t thank you enough for your support of We hope…
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