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BBC Politics Show

Our very own Ben Taylor was on the BBC Politics Show (41min 30sec) talking  about the new changes to legislation that are coming in soon, which should help more young carers to be identified and receive support. We think he did a fantastic job of getting young carers’ voices heard!


Young Carers Festival 2014 – Our Journey, My Future

More photos to follow…

Avington Park Golf Club raises £1420

A big thank you to Lin the Ladies Captain at Avington Park Golf Club and her team for raising a brilliant £1420 at their Ladies Coffee Morning last Tuesday. Over 70 ladies from across the county came to support the event by paying an entrance fee, buying raffles tickets and eating lots of bacon sandwiches! […]

Bloomin Great Tea Party

On Wednesday Basepoint invited us to their Bloomin Great Tea Party. The event was a huge success raising over £150 for the Marie Curie. Thank you to everyone who baked and donated cakes… the young people most definitely approved!

Astounding Alison

What better way to celebrate the first ever #YoungCarersDay than with this letter given to Alison Cross our Schools & Support Co-ordinator from a pupil at his last lunch-time school drop in…

Dear The Astounding Alison

I have to say the biggest thank you to you for your support here at Henry Beaufort. I absolutely love coming […]

Young Carers Day

To celebrate the first every Young Carers Day on Friday 13th we have taken on the Carers Trust #YCpic Challenge!

In school and at our clubs we  have been taking photos of the letters ‘YC’ and posting them on Twitter along with hundreds of projects from across the country…

Adam made […]

Celebrating Carers Week

Carers Week is a UK-wide annual awareness campaign which takes place from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 June 2014. Its aim is to improve the lives of carers and the people they care for. To celebrate and recognise the amazing things our young people do Sainsbury’s came to take part in a Young Carers Quiz, followed […]

Our Busiest Parent Coffee Morning Ever!

It was great to see so many (10!) parents attend today’s parent coffee morning….

The group meets on the 1st Friday of every month

Next meeting is at KAYAC on Friday 4th July 9am to 11am

Nominations for Sainsbury’s charity of the year now open…

Each year every Sainsbury’s store has a local charity partner. During May and June Sainsbury’s customers can nominate their favourite local registered charity. One is selected from the nominations and supported over the next 12 months through fundraising and volunteering.

To nominate us you can use the forms available in store or on-line by following these […]

Terri Sandison

I joined the Management Committee in 2010 as the University of Winchester had just formed outreach links with the Project.  It is really useful to share information about the Project with University staff and students and to support young carers through activities run in partnership with the University.