Our First Carers Café: Thursday 1st February 2018

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We’re launching our new Carers Cafe in our hall at Carers Trust Tyne & Wear, The Old School, Smailes Lane, Highfield, Rowlands Gill, NE39 2DB. We have been busy promoting the cafe with leaflet drops and on social media. The cafe will allow local people to drop in and have a chat with neighbours and

Young Carers Awareness Day

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Thursday 25 January 2018 marks Young Carers Awareness Day. To mark the day and to help raise awareness we created a hashtag #youngcarersgateshead. Throughout the day we received many likes and tweets regarding the day; it’s clear that the issues facing Young Carers are close to many people’s hearts. One study found that young carers

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Now recruiting thespians aged 6-17 to be part of our all singing all dancing drama school starting back Friday the 15th September @ The Old School, Highfield. If you want your child to enjoy themselves, have some fun and along the way learn skills for acting, singing and dancing which help build your child’s everyday

Thank you to Lane Systems!!

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On Friday 16 July, Lane Systems Ltd travelled around the Newcastle/Gateshead and Stockton area, bringing cakes to their clients in exchange for donations for Carers Trust Tyne & Wear. They Successfully raised £500!! Hear what Lane Systems have to say below: “After the huge success of last years cake van we decided it was only

Young Carers Walk to Work

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During carers week 2017, the Young Carers Team will be walking to work to raise much needed funds to help pay for some summer fun for our 700 young carers. Staff will be walking from all over Gateshead (and Wallsend!) to raise money to fund our summer activities. Being a young carer can be very

Kites Rise

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If you would like to host an event for carers, run a training session for colleagues, or simply need somewhere to relax with friends, why not consider using our unique self-catering accommodation at Kites Rise. There are some fabulous photos under Kites Rise, so why not take a tour or better still come and see