News & Media

Keep up to date with what we are doing and what is coming up for carers in Solihull. We also publish anything that we think will be helpful to carers. 

We have them in categories so you can select what is relevant to you.

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National Storytelling Week is here!

National Storytelling Week is here to show that there is a story for everyone and everyone has a story to tell. Find out how you, young and old, can get explore new stories!

Young carers heard and seen at the ASCL Pastoral Conference

Two brave carers spoke at the national ASCL pastoral conference about their struggles and experiences with the education system, while being unpaid carers.

Help UoB find out ‘what does it mean to be a young carer?’

The University of Birmingham has an exciting opportunity for young adult carers to be vital participants and researchers with a new research project.

UB Healthcare makes us their charity of the year

Find out what makes UB Healthcare special and how this new partnership will help unpaid carers and their cared for.

Health wellbeing information exchange

Find out how local health providers collaborate and foster support in the community.

Warwick University researching Young Adult Carers

The University of Warwick are inviting all young adult carers (18 - 25 yrs) to take part in academic research.

Young carers & young adult carers Newsletter January – April 2024

Our latest Young Carers and Young Adult Carers Newsletter is now available.

Our Annual Stakeholder Event 2023

We held our annual stakeholder event on Monday 27th November. Click to read more about our review of 2022 - 2023.

Carers Rights Day 2023 Information Event

Find out what happenend at our Carers Information Event, featuring many local charities and organisations offering help, advice and support this winter.

Nominate us to receive £1,000 from Benefact Group

One minute of your time can help us to change lives with the Benefact Group's 'Movement for Good' campaign.
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Raising awareness with BBC Radio WM

Our own Pauline Manby shared with Merisha Stevenson of BBC Radio WM, the work we do to help support and raise awareness for unpaid carers. Watch the segment here.
Young female carer crouches to talk at eye level with a young boy in a wheelchair. They are in a kitchen and both arte smiling.

Young carers and young adult carers report

An inquiry by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Young and Young Adult Carers has revealed the devastating impact caring has on the life opportunities of the UK’s young people.

Celebrating young carer Noah Anderson

Noah Anderson, a carer and volunteer, has been awarded the prestigious Civic Honour of Making a Difference for Young People Award.

Deputy Mayor of Solihull donates £1,500

Deputy Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Ken Meeson, presented the £1,500 donation to Sally Barton-Bodley of our Young and Young Adult Carers team.

Carers Rights Day 2023 Information Event

We are holding a Carers Rights Day event on 22nd November! Find out what's happening here.
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We won Solihull’s Award for Excellence in the Third Sector

Solihull Chamber of Commerce has​ honoured us with the​ prestigious award Excellence in the Third Sector.

Autumn family days out and adventures

Found out what events and adventures are going on for children and families this halloween and half term

Long Covid Support

Find more information about Long Covid and the support available.

Autumn family events and activities

Found out what fun and spooks are going on for children and families this autumn and half-term!