As it’s the end of the summer we wanted to round off our healthy recipes with something fun. Why not try these simple desserts – or design your own? Click here for the website that inspired these cute animal faces and don’t forget to send us pictures if you make some!
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Fish is healthy and delicious and said to be especially good for our brains so this week’s recipe is for fishcakes. It’s a child-friendly recipe so maybe you can make them together and have fun in the kitchen. Click here for the recipe. Next week is our last weekly recipe so I think we […]
We are loving the sunny weather this week and have been having loads of fun taking young carers out for day trips. If you’re going out with your family or friends try making these fantastic mexican style dips with tortilla strips. Much more healthy and less expensive than stopping for fast food! They will be […]
The summer is a great time to try eating healthy foods, with lots of lovely fruit and vegetables in season. Also, in hot weather eating cold foods like salads that you don’t have to cook is a good idea! The Change 4 Life website has got really good information and recipes including this one […]
We have worked with some other young carer projects to create a new app full of useful information for young carers. Please tell all your friends about it so they can help us spread the word and reach young people who might not even realise they are young carers. Search for ‘Young Carers Support App’ […]
Hesketh Farm Park have very kindly offered us a free visit for a group of young carers from Bradford this half term. Thank you, Hesketh Farm Park – you are Awesome! Our young carers love to come to your wonderful farm and see the animals. We are really looking forward to seeing you soon.
16th March 2021 is Young Carer Action Day and we have made this film to share so young carers can tell the world about their lives. Thank you to all the young carers for telling your stories – you’re awesome! Tell everyone to watch!
We are so grateful for the continued support from the Harrogate Brigantes Rotary Club. They recently provided funding for us to take a small group to Stockeld park to see the Illuminations. Happy Christmas and thank you – you’re awesome!
Thank you to all the young carers and families who sent in rainbows for us to celebrate the end of carers week with a big Thank You NHS video. If you haven’t seen it yet check it out!
M&S Harrogate are supporting us this year and have let us busk in their store. Honor, Freya and Leah are all young carers who have given up their time and raised hundreds of pounds for us – thanks guys – you’re awesome!
28th February 10am-1.45pm
Carers’ week trip to Lightwater Valley 14th June
We have been nominated for a group award in the St James’s Place Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards! It is a real honour and fantastic that our young carers are being recognised and celebrated in this way. The winner is decided by Public Vote made online here, so please vote for us: https://www.yorkshirechildren.co.uk/nominations/group-vote/
We have created a book so we can explain to people how young carers feel and how we can help. Hope you like it!
On Monday 4th April come and see Batman vs Superman at Harrogate Odeon then boxing at H Hour Gym. Cost will be £5. Exact times not yet confirmed. Please contact the young carer team if you would like to come . Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
The Budz had lots of fun making Pudsey themed treats. Children in Need is a truly awesome charity which helps us to support young carers through their grants. Thanks to them and to everyone who donated on the night making it possible!
Thanks to all of you and to everyone who supports us – as you can see we have had an awesome year!
Fun with the animals!
Carers’ Trust need your opinions – click here to complete a quick survey – should take less than 10 minutes and you could be the lucky winner of vouchers worth from £10 to £50. They want to hear from young carers from all over the country. Thanks!
8 – 14 June is Carers Week so get everyone talking about carers and especially young carers . Ask to do an assembly at school or hold a bake sale maybe?
Carers’ week trip to Lightwater Valley